The new Kendrick Lamar album is the best selling album of 2017 so far. Kendrick Lamar’s mother predicted the success of the album long before it became a bestseller. She has stated that she is one of the biggest fans of this album and she knew that it would do very well even before it was released. The only other album that has sold more copies in the first week than the new Kendrick Lamar album is the “Views” album by Drake. This is the album that sold more than a staggering 1 million units. Kendrick Lamar moved as many as six hundred thousand units in the first week, and he continues to climb as his album dominates the Billboard charts.
Kendrick has been able to lure a large crowd because he is going back to his roots. His second album sounded a lot like an experimental album with jazz tones and dialogue in between songs. What this third album brings is a reflection that appears to be much like the first album that he created.
Now that fans are excited about the album Kendrick knows that he will have no problem selling tickets for the upcoming tour. There is a summer tour that has already kicked off in order to celebrate the new hottest album of 2017 so far. Kendrick has already appeared at the Coachella Festival, and that is just the first glimpse of what his new sound for this tour will look like.
It was quite a surprise for people to see this album dropping so soon after he released a single some weeks prior to the release of the album. Once he dropped the video for the first single Kendrick did not waste any time releasing the entire album to the public.
Kendrick Lamar has shown that he is more than one hit wonder. The fact that this album has sold so well this quickly shows that fans are really behind Kendrick. It is obvious that he is one of the biggest names in hip hop right now, and he appears to have an abundant amount of material for upcoming years. He is forever the Storyteller that creates honest narratives that have made many fans compare him to rappers like Nas.