POP SMOKE’S MIXTAPE MEET THE WOO 2 DEBUTS IN THE TOP 10 OF THE BILLBOARD TOP 200
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
NEWS PROVIDED BY
NEW YORK, NY (February 18, 2020) – Marking his highest debut to date, Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke lands in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 with his new mixtape, MEET THE WOO 2 capturing the #7 spot on the chart..
Get it BELOW via Victor Victor/Republic Records.
Right out of the gate, it put up serious numbers. Within a week, tracks from MEET THE WOO 2 totaled over 55 million streams buoyed by the success of War” [feat. Lil TJay] (79 million global streams), “Shake The Room” [feat. Quavo] (11 million global streams), and “Christopher Walking” (19 million global streams).
Not to mention, it earned widespread acclaim. Pitchfork wrote, “he dropped a thrilling debut in July and its follow-up, MEET THE WOO 2, provides more gritty drill music you can clench your jaw to,” before adding, “the recipe still works brilliantly.” Meanwhile, NME stated, “He’s only been rapping for around a year, but on this mixtape, the young rapper indicates he’s well worth the hype.”
Catch Pop Smoke on tour this spring -- performing in major markets across the US and the UK including Los Angeles, Chicago and London. Please find the updated list of cities and venues below and purchase tickets BELOW.
Christened “Brooklyn Rap’s Homecoming King” by New York Times and averaging over 5 million monthly listeners on Spotify already, Pop Smoke carries Brooklyn as the Borough’s next icon in the wings. His breakthrough 2019 mixtape MEET THE WOO has 280 million streams globally in addition to boasting high-profile cameos from Nicki Minaj and Skepta. In a stellar review, Pitchfork claimed, “The Brooklyn rapper makes good on the promise of ‘Welcome to the Party’ with a debut full of the hardest, dirtiest tracks he can manage.” Most recently, he was featured on Travis Scott’s #1 Album JACKBOYS and turns up with his next project MEET THE WOO 2.
MEET THE WOO TOUR:
Source Republic Records
February 18, 2020 6:15pm ET by Republic Records