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Following Nipsey Hussle 's death on March 31, the rapper debuts four songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated April 13). The song arrived on Feb. 15 and its official video dropped on Feb. 22. It enters the Hot 100 at No. 44 largely on the strength of streaming, up 508% to 16.5 million U.S
Four of Nipsey Hussle 's Songs Posthumously Chart Billboard Hot 100 : The world continues to mourn the rapper's untimely death. “Double Up,” “Last Time That I Checc’d” and “Dedication” come from Hussle ’s debut album Victory Lap which re-entered the Billboard 200 this week at its peak
Following Nipsey Hussle's death on March 31, the rapper debuts four songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated April 13).
Three of the tracks, "Double Up," featuring Belly and Dom Kennedy, "Last Time That I Checc'd," featuring YG, and "Dedication," featuring Kendrick Lamar, are from the rapper's 2018 album Victory Lap, which re-enters the Billboard 200 at No. 2, a new peak.
The highest-debuting of the quartet is "Racks in the Middle," featuring Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy, the last single that Hussle released during his lifetime. The song arrived on Feb. 15 and its official video dropped on Feb. 22. It enters the Hot 100 at No. 44 largely on the strength of streaming, up 508% to 16.5 million U.S. streams in the week ending April 4, according to Nielsen Music.
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Four of Nipsey 's songs are sitting pretty on the Billboard Hot 100 .
Prior to this week, Hussle had reached the Hot 100 with one title, for a single week, as featured on YG's "Snitches Ain't," also featuring Tyga and Snoop Dogg. The track spent a frame on the Hot 100, at No. 100, on Feb. 25, 2012.
Here is a look at all four of Hussle's songs on the new, April 13-dated Hot 100. All are debuts:
Hot 100 Rank, Title
No. 44, "Racks in the Middle," feat. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
No. 65, "Double Up," featuring Belly & Dom Kennedy
No. 82, "Last Time That I Checc'd," feat. YG
No. 93, "Dedication," feat. Kendrick Lamar
Notably, Hit-Boy (real name: Chauncey Hollis, Jr.) and Dom Kennedy (real name: Dominic Hunn) both earn their first career Hot 100 entries, thanks to "Racks " and "Double Up," respectively.
Nipsey Hussle (real name: Ermias Joseph Asghedom) was fatally shot outside his Marathon Clothing store in Los Angeles on March 31. He was 33.
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Nipsey Hussle 's untimely passing has been felt all across the music world and now his music is impacting the charts too. On Wednesday (April 10), Billboard reported the late rapper posthumously debuted four songs on the Hot 100 singles chart. "Double Up," "Last Time That I Checc'd," and
Four of Nipsey Hussle 's Songs Posthumously Chart Billboard Hot 100 : The world continues to mourn the rapper's untimely death. “Double Up,” “Last Time That I Checc’d” and “Dedication” come from Hussle ’s debut album Victory Lap which re-entered the Billboard 200 this week at its peak.
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Ermias Davidson Asghedom known professionally as Nipsey Hussle, died March 31st. He was 33. Hussle was known for his numerous mixtapes, including his “Bullets Ain't Got No Name series,” “The Marathon,” “The Marathon Continues” and “Crenshaw”.
Billy Adams, a Rockabilly Hall of Famer who wrote and recorded the rockabilly staple "Rock, Pretty Mama," died March 30. He was 79.
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Roger Charlery, aka Ranking Roger, the vocalist of two-tone band “The Beat” and “General Public,” died March 26. He was 56.
Joseph Pilato, the acclaimed “Pulp Fiction” actor, who is best known for playing “Captain Rhodes” in “Day of the Dead,” died March 24. He was 70.
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Experimental singer-songwriter Scott Walker, one of the most enigmatic and influential figures in rock history, died March 25. He was 76.
Eunetta Boone, creator of the UPN comedy “One on One” and showrunner of Disney Channel’s “Raven’s Home,” died March 22. She was 63.
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A memorial service for Nipsey Hussle will be held Thursday at the 21,000-capacity Staples Center in the rapper’s hometown of Los Angeles, a source close to the situation confirms to Variety. Reps for the artist’s label and the Staples Center did not immediately respond to requests for comment; the news was first reported by TMZ. According to the TMZ report, Hussle’s family met with Staples Center management this week and ushers have been asked to reserve the day; tickets will be sold online. The venue will have to mobilize quickly for the service, as the final game of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team takes place there the day before.
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Nipsey Hussle & John Legend. Higher. 100 %. Non-Album Single. 11 Weeks. #26. Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy. Racks in the Middle. 100 %. Victory Lap. 2 Weeks. #93. Nipsey Hussle ft. Kendrick Lamar. Dedication.
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Dick Dale, who was known as the King of the Surf Guitar and recorded the hit song “Misirlou,” which was revived on the “Pulp Fiction” soundtrack, died March 16. He was 81.
Mike Thalassitis, a former contestant on “Love Island” and “Celebs Go Dating,” died March 15. He was 26.
Drummer Hal Blaine, who propelled dozens of major hit records during the ‘60s and ‘70s as a member of the “Wrecking Crew,” Hollywood’s elite, ubiquitous cadre of first-call studio musicians, died March 11. He was 90.
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Sidney Sheinberg, who served for more than 20 years as president and COO of MCA, Inc and Universal Studios and helped build the former agency into a potent entertainment corporation, died March 7. He was 84.
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Keith Flint, the iconic frontman of the 1990s electronic band “The Prodigy,” died March 4. He was 49. Flint was known for The Prodigy’s best-known singles, “Firestarter” and “Breathe”.
Lisa Sheridan an American actress, who appeared in TV series like “Invasion” and “Halt and Catch Fire” died Feb. 28. She was 44.
Nathaniel Taylor, the actor who played Rollo Lawson on the 1970s sitcom “Sanford and Son,” died Feb. 27 after suffering a heart attack. He was 80.
Jeraldine Saunders, creator of ABC series “The Love Boat,” died Feb. 26. She was 96. Saunders was best known for writing the 1974 book “The Love Boats,” which the ABC comedy drama was based on.
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Katherine Helmond, the seven-time Emmy-nominated actress who played the feisty, man-crazy mother Mona Robinson on the long-running ABC sitcom “Who’s the Boss?”, died Feb. 23. She was 89.
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Stanley Donen, was an American film director, best known for the 1952 musical “Singin' in the Rain,” which he co-directed. Donen died Feb. 21. He was 94. His other films included “On the Town,” “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and “Funny Face”.
Peter Tork, the bassist for The Monkees and a jokester on the band's popular 1960s television series died Feb. 21. He was 77.
Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor best known for dramatizing Adolf Hitler’s final days in 2004’s “Downfall,” died Feb. 15. He was 77.
WWE Hall of Famer Pedro Morales, a native of Puerto Rico and the first “Triple Crown” winner in WWE died Feb. 12. He was 76.
Carmen Argenziano, an actor best known for his roles in “Stargate SG-1” and “The Godfather Part II,” died Feb. 10. He was 75.
Albert Finney, the Oscar-nominated British actor best known for his roles in "Annie," "Erin Brockovich" and "Tom Jones," died Feb. 7. He was 82.
Nita Bieber, a onetime dancer and actress who appeared with the Three Stooges in "Rhythm and Weep," with Judy Garland in "Summer Stock" and with Tony Curtis in "The Prince Who Was a Thief," died Feb. 4. She was 92.
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Julie Adams, the actress best-known for starring in the 1954 monster horror film "The Creature From the Black Lagoon," died Feb. 3. She was 92.
British comedian and actor Jeremy Hardy, who was a regular on television and radio panel shows from the early 1990s, died Feb. 1. He was 57.
Neal James, who appeared on Animal Planet’s "Call of the Wildman," died Feb. 1. He was 55.
Harold Bradley, who played on thousands of country, pop and rock ’n’ roll recordings, including landmark hits like Brenda Lee’s “I’m Sorry,” Patsy Cline’s “Crazy” and Roy Orbison’s “Only the Lonely,” died Jan. 31. He was 93.
Dick Miller, a prolific screen actor best known for his role as Murray Futterman in the 1984 classic horror film “Gremlins,” died Jan. 30. He was 90.
James Ingram, the soulful, smooth voice behind R&B hits like "Just Once" and "I Don't Have The Heart," died Jan. 29. He was 66.
Chef Fatima Ali, who appeared on cooking shows such as “Chopped” and season 15 of “Top Chef,” died Jan. 25. She was 29.
Merwin Goldsmith, who appeared in films like “Cadillac Man," and on the TV series "Law & Order" and "The Good Wife," died Jan 24. He was 81.
Jonas Mekas, director, critic, patron and poet widely regarded as the godfather of modern American avant-garde film and as an indispensable documenter of his adopted New York City, died Jan. 23. He was 96.
Comedian and writer Kevin Barnett, who co-created the Fox series "Rel," died Jan.22. He was 32.
Singer-comedienne Kaye Ballard, who starred alongside Eve Arden in the 1960s sitcom “The Mothers-in-Law” and was among the stars of the 1976 feature based on Terrence McNally’s farce “The Ritz,” died Jan. 21. She was 93.
Actor and comedian Steven Levy, aka Steve Bean, who appeared in "Ray Donovan," died Jan. 21. He was 58.
Bradley Bolke, who provided the voice of Chumley the walrus opposite Don Adams on the "Tennessee Tuxedo" cartoons of the 1960s, died Jan. 15. He was 93.
Guitarist Reggie Young, a Memphis- and Nashville-based session player whose signature licks defined hit records from Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, died Jan. 17. He was 82.
Lorna Doom, bassist for seminal Los Angeles punk band the Germs, died Jan. 16.
Shirley Boone, the wife of legendary 1950’s singer Pat Boone, died Jan. 11. She was 84.
William Morgan Sheppard
William Morgan Sheppard, "Star Trek" and "Doctor Who" Actor, died Jan.5. He was 86. Sheppard was known for his many appearances across the "Star Trek" franchise. His other credits include an episode of "Doctor Who", in which he starred as Old Canton Delaware alongside his son Mark.
Carol Channing, the legendary Broadway actress who portrayed Dolly Levi in “Hello Dolly!” died Jan. 15, her publicist said in a statement. She was 97.
Kevin Fret, the singer and rapper, who dubbed himself the first openly gay Latin trap artist, was fatally shot and killed in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico on Jan. 10. He was 24 years old.
Clydie King, whose earthy, gospel-rooted voice was heard on dozens of rock classics, including the Rolling Stones’ “Tumbling Dice” and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Jan.7. She was 75.
Jo Andres worked as a director, editor, choreographer and artist throughout her years in the industry. She went on to direct the award-winning 1996 film "Black Kites", which starred Lucian Buscemi died Jan.6. She was 65.
One of Zimbabwe and Africa's most iconic musicians, Oliver Mtukudzi, died Jan. 23 in the capital, Harare. He was 66.
Louisa Moritz, who famously starred in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” alongside Jack Nicholson, died Jan. 4. She was 72.
Daryl Dragon, the cap-wearing "Captain" of "The Captain and Tennille" who teamed with then-wife Toni Tennille on such easy listening hits as "Love Will Keep Us Together" and "Muskrat Love," died Jan. 2. He was 76.
Legendary WWE and WCW interviewer "Mean" Gene Okerlund died Jan. 2. He was 76.
Bob Einstein, a two-time Emmy winner who has recurred on HBO’s "Curb Your Enthusiasm" since its launch and created the wacky Super Dave Osborne character, died Jan. 2. He was 76.
Pegi Young, who co-founded the Bridge School with her former husband of 36 years Neil Young, died Jan. 1. She was 66.
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