Post Malone has become a household name within the world of hip-hop, and 2018 has been his biggest year yet. beerbongs & bentleys is Post’s second album, released by Republic Records on April 27th, 2018. About an hours worth of music, the album has 18-tracks with a number of features from hip-hop’s best artists. More times than not, a sophomore release can be a make-it or break-it circumstance for many artists–– in this case, it seems Post Malone will come out a stronger force, having broken several streaming records in the few weeks since the album’s release.
Apart from reaching the much-allotted no. 1 slot on the Billboard Top 200, beerbongs & bentleys winning the no. 1 slots both for Biggest Streaming Week Ever and Biggest Overall Week of 2018 –– both titles very recently held by Drake’s More Life (384.8 million streams) and J. Cole’s KOD (397,000 album-equivalent units), respectively. The Biggest Streaming Week Ever record has now been set at 431.3 million streams by beerbongs & Bentleys. The Biggest Overall Week of 2018 is now set at 461,000 album-equivalent units; no small feat for anyone.