Big Sean Lands First Billboard #1 With “Dark Sky Paradise”

By Staff  |  03/04/2015

Big Sean

Big Sean dropped his new Dark Sky Paradise last week, and this week, he scores his first #1 on the Billboard 200.

His third studio LP sold 173,000 copies in its first week, 139,000 being physical copies.

The G.O.O.D. Music rapper expressed his excitement about his career milestone. "Thank u guys for an amazing week and giving me my 1st #1 album! Dark Sky Paradise! The support means everything. truly Blessed," he tweeted.

Dark Sky Paradise features the E-40-assisted hit "I Don't F*ck With You," as well as the latest single, "Blessings" featuring Drake and Kanye West.

The sales week was also Sean's best ever, besting the 87,000 copies of his 2011 debut Finally Famous (#3). His sophomore album, 2013's Hall of Fame, debuted and peaked at #3 with 72,000.