Is no longer news that when an artists dies his previous works or music climbs to the Top on Billboard Charts,
We have experience it, in the like of XXXTentacion and others. This time people are holding down Nipsey Hussle after his death because only a week after his tragic passing outside of his Marathon Clothing store, his latest album Victory Lap has leaped to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 200 charts.
Nipsey Hussle’s ‘Victory Lap’ Album Climbs to No. 2 on Billboard Charts
Thanks to the streaming equivalent of 66,000 album units from fans listening this week, VL re-entered the chart over a year after its release.
For those in the Los Angeles area, Nip’s public memorial service will be held at the STAPLES Center this Thursday. The last time the 21,000 seat venue was held for an event like this was Michael Jackson back in 2009.
Rest in peace Hussle and XXXTentacion