Young Thug / Gunna / Young Stoner Life: Slime Language 2 Album Review |  Pitchfork

The star-studded “Slime Language 2” project from Young Thug’s Young Stoner Life Records debuts at No, 1 on the Billboard albums chart, earning 113,000 equivalent album units in the U.S during the week ending April 22, according to MRC Data. The vast majority of that sum was driven by stream activity. “Slime Language 2” was released on April 16 via Young Stoner Life/300. It’s the third No. 1 for the Young Stoner Life label, following Gunna’s “Wunna” in 2020 and label chief Young Thug’s “So Much Fun” in 2019. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units comprise album sales, track equivalent albums and streaming equivalent albums. Each unit equals one album sale, or 10 individual tracks sold from an album, or 3,750 ad supported or 1,250 paid/subscription on-demand official audio and video streams generated by songs from an album. The new May 1, 2021 dated chart is now posted in full on Billboard’s website. Of “Slime Language 2’s” 113,000 equivalent album units earned in the tracking week ending April 22, SEA units comprise 106,000, album sales comprise 6,000 and TEA sales comprise 1,000. The 23-track “Slime Language 2” project showcases Young Stoner Life’s roster of artists, which includes Gunna, Yak Gotti, Lil Duke, T-Shyne and Lil Keed, as well as acts from outside the Young Stoner Life camp, including Drake, Lil Uzi Vert, Big Sean, NAV and Future. Young Thug himself performs on more than half of the album, and, in turn, the set is billed on the charts to Young Thug & Various Artists. “Slime Language 2” marks Young Thug’s second No. 1 album, following “So Much Fun.” “Slime Language 2” is the second R&B/Hip Hop album released in 2021 to lead the Billboard 200, following Rod Wave’s “SoulFly.”