Lamar's 'Butterfly' takes off with rap fans

March 26, 2015 5:09 AM

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Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly didn't just flutter to the top of the charts — it soared.

The rapper's sprawling, experimental sophomore effort debuted atop the Billboard 200 album chart this week with 324,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan — resulting in Lamar's first No. 1 album and the second biggest sales week of the year (behind Drake's surprise If You're Reading This I...

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