Drake Absent From Billboard Hot 100 Chart for First Time Since 2009
After a lengthy and historical 430 week streak, Drake is now absent from the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the first time since 2009. The More Life rapper is no longer listed on the chart, as both of his singles, "Passionfruit" and "Signs" have now fallen off of the Hot 100.
The latest edition of the outlet's chart does not feature any singles from the Toronto superstar, nor any of his guest features, making it the first time he is absent since May 23, 2009. Back in 2009, he made his debut on the Hot 100 with his first single, "Best I Ever Had." He's also made 155 appearances on the chart, with 20 of them being in the top 10, making him second behind the cast of Glee.
While some fans and supporters might be surprised to see Drizzy leave the chart soon after releasing his successful More Life playlist album in the same year, he is now considered the longest uninterrupted run on the Billboard Hot 100 for his 430 week streak. He has yet to release a video for any songs on More Life.
If you recall, Eminem landed a similar feat, as his 2005 compilation album, Curtain Call: The Hits, had a 350 week streak on the Billboard 200 albums chart, making it the longest-charting rap album of all time.
If we know Drizzy, he definitely has something up his sleeve to try and land back on the charts soon. He recently performed at his annual OVO Fest in Toronto, where he announced that he wants to do a joint album with The Weeknd soon. He also announced he has a new solo album on the way.
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