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  • Who: Jay-Z

  • What: Most debuts at No.1 on the US album chart by a rap artist

  • Where: United States

New York rapper Jay-Z (USA, b. Shawn Carter) has made his US album chart bow at No.1 on 11 occasions - a feat that cannot be matched by any act in US chart history. His 11th album to debut at the top, with first-week sales of 476,000, was The Blueprint 3, on 26 September 2009.

 

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