Rap star Polo G goes No. 1.
After we listed Polo G‘s record ‘Rapstar’ on our last top seven tracks on The Queue last week he has secured the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The Synco-produced track marks as Polo G’s first No. 1 hit on the charts.
Streams, sales & airplay: “Rapstar” drew 53.6 million U.S. streams and sold 5,300 downloads in its first week, ending April 15, according to MRC Data. It also attracted 844,000 radio airplay audience impressions in the week ending April 18.
The track soars in atop the Streaming Songs chart, where it’s also Polo G’s first leader, while its streaming total marks the highest weekly sum for a male artist so far in 2021. Overall, only Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” has totaled more weekly streams this year: 76.1 million in its debut week (Jan. 23) and 59.7 million in its second frame (Jan. 30). “Rapstar” also begins at No. 21 on Digital Song Sales.
Terrell Johnson is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of SWGRUS.