Young Thug debuts at No. 1 with Atlanta-focused ‘Slime Language 2′ album

Rapper Young Thug performing  at the Tycoon Music Festival at the Ceraillis Amphitheatre in Atlanta on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Atlanta.(Akili-Casundria Ramsess/Eye of Ramsess Media).
Rapper Young Thug performing at the Tycoon Music Festival at the Ceraillis Amphitheatre in Atlanta on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Atlanta.(Akili-Casundria Ramsess/Eye of Ramsess Media).

The latest project from Young Thug, “Slime Language 2,” debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart this week.

The 23-track collection featuring the Atlanta rapper highlights the artists on his Young Stoner Life Records - including fellow Atlantans Gunna, Yak Gotti, Lil Duke and Lil Keed - while also including Drake, Lil Uzi Vert, Big Sean and NAV, among others.

“Slime Language 2” earned 113,000 equivalent album units, mostly through streaming, according to Billboard.

Young Thug performs on 13 of the songs; this marks his second No. 1 album, following “So Much Fun.”

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