Pop Smoke Earns Posthumous No. 1 On Top Rhythmic Songs Chart With ‘For The Night’
Pop Smoke‘s “For The Night” rose to the top of Billboard‘s Rhythmic Songs airplay chart, dated December 12, earning the late rapper his first No. 1 on the list.
According to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, “For The Night,” featuring Lil Baby and DaBaby, logged a 7% increase in plays in the tracking week ending December 6, to move 2-1.
Pop Smoke is the third rapper to move to the top of the Rhythmic Songs chart posthumously after Soulja Slim and Static Major.
The rapper posted a No. 3 high through “The Woo,” featuring 50 Cent and Roddy Ricch, in October. In May, his debut single “Dior” climbed to No. 28. In the latest chart, his “What You Know Bout Love” jumped 24-17 on the Rhythmic Songs chart.
Pop Smoke, aged 20, died in February this year. His posthumous debut LP, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, has logged the most weeks at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for any project since 2012.
“For The Night” holds the No. 2 spot on Rap Airplay for a second straight week. On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, the song remains at No. 11.
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