Chill & Hip Hop™ Spin Report's High Spin Debut - Cardi B's new album, "Invasion of Privacy", breaks Taylor Swift's long held record for the most streams reported for the first week of release of a new album.
According to CNET.com, Cardi B's 100 million streams doubles Taylor Swift's first week streams of her album, "Reputation". Cardi B's "Invasion of Privacy" is ranked No. 5 behind Ed Sheeran's album, "Divide", and The Weekend's album, "Starboy".
Invasion of Privacy - 100 Million Streams in First Week.
As we reported in our announcement of Cardi B's new album, her efforts represent significant advancements for female rappers in the hip hop industry. As the Verge notes, "debut albums usually don't break streaming records..." We agree. However, when you consider the buzz around Cardi B these days. it is easy to see that the tide has turned in the hip hop industry and female rappers have taken the lead.
Variety accurately reports Cardi B's new album, "Invasion of Privacy" is destined to top Billboard in the coming weeks. Specifically, if Cardi B does take a leadership position on the album chart, it will make her the fifth female rapper to top the Billboard 200. Nicki Minaj, Eve, Foxy Brown and Lauryn Hill round out the top five leader board.
Here's Cardi B's first release from her new album, "Invasion of Privacy".