XXXTentacion’s music continues to make its way back to the charts following his untimely death on June 18th.
His former No. 1 album, ?, made its way to the No. 2 spot with 86,000 units sold this week. 17 climbed to the No. 5 spot with 45,000 equivalent units.
? had the No. 3 spot just last week, and the album’s single, “SAD!” was No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
According to Chart Data, the last artist to have two albums simultaneously charting was Future with his self-titled album and HNDRXX, which was released a week apart from each other.
XXXTentacion is the first artist to place two albums in the Billboard 200's top 5 simultaneously since Future in April 2017.
— chart data (@chartdata) July 1, 2018
XXXTentacion was gunned down outside of a motorcycle shop in Deerfield Beach about two weeks ago. Dedrick D. Williams, 22, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, but law enforcement believes there were two other men involved in the shooting and robbery.
Last week, X’s mother held a public memorial for her late son in Sunrise, Florida. A day later, the visuals for his hit single “SAD!” was released which depicts him attending his own funeral.