It’s a good thing we’re not Nas. With all the good news he’s had recently, we’re not so sure we could resist the temptation of celebratory cocktails every night. After the highly anticipated Life Is Good lived up to the hype, the numbers are in. Nasir Jones’ 10th album topped the Billboard 200 at No. 1 making this his fifth number one. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Life Is Good sold 149,000 in its first week, which is more than pop stars Usher (128,000) and Chris Brown (134,000) debuted. Don’t call it a comeback; because if you’ve paid attention, the Queens legend never really left.
Nas’ album slid ahead of Uncaged, last week’s No.1 album from Zac Brown Band. He also held down the number one spot on iTunes with Frank Ocean‘s Channel Orange right behind at No. 2. If Life Is Good as a mantra was a way of speaking good fortune into existence, it obviously worked! Congrats are in order.
Life Is Good For Nas Atop Billboard Charts [MTV News]
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