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Meek Mill's ‘Championships’ debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

The Philadelphia rapper wins big.

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Meek Mill has earned himself the number one album in the country.

As confirmed by Billboard, the Philadelphia rapper's fourth studio album, Championships, has officially debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart.

According to Nielsen Music, the project; which boasts features from Drake, JAY-Z, Cardi B and more earned 229,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Dec. 6. Additionally, of that number; 42,000 were in traditional album sales.

The milestone marks the rapper's second chart-topping album. Dreams Worth More Than Money in 2015 previously earned him his first No. 1.

Championships is Meek's first full-length album since his release from prison earlier this year. In addition to the critically acclaimed album earning him his second career No. 1, it also has garnered his best streaming week ever. As reported, the album was streamed 235.4 million times its first week, becoming the sixth-largest debut streaming frame of the year for an album.

In addition to the album garnering praised for being Meek's most impassioned and personal project to date, the rapper is living his message, continuing his social justice work advocating for prison reform.

Meek is scheduled to take the project on the road in the new year.

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