Wale edges out 'Furious 7' for top spot on Billboard 200

April 8, 2015 8:31 PM

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Wale's latest studio record topped the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, but it was the soundtrack to Universal Pictures' hit "Furious 7" movie that posted the largest rise this week.

Wale's "The Album About Nothing," which features narration by comedian Jerry Seinfeld, sold 88,000 albums, 74,000 songs and was streamed 6.9 million times, for a total unit tally of 100,000, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.

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