Kendrick Lamar Scores First No. 1 on Billboard 200 With 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

March 26, 2015 2:07 AM

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Kendrick Lamar Scores First No. 1 on Billboard 200 With 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

's "" has officially landed at No. 1 on Billboard 200. The critically-acclaimed album, which unexpectedly arrived last week ahead of its original March 23 release date, becomes the rapper's first to top the chart.

According to Nielsen Music, the record opens atop the list with 363,000 equivalent album units, 324,000 of which are pure album sales. That 324,000 start is the second-largest sales week of 2015, behind Drake's "" mixtape that debuted in February with 495,000.

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