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How Bundling Albums Helped Boost Record Sales

Since the decline of physical sales of albums in favor of streaming music artists had to get creative to sell records. One of the ways was bundling albums along with merchandise. Even though it isn’t a new tactic, more artists adopted this method to help boost sales. As of late Travis Scott has been the most successful pushing artists to follow suit. In its first week, Astroworld earned a total of 537,000 equivalent album units, and of that sum, 270,000 were traditional album sales. The result of this helped him stay in the top 10 for the entire seventeen weeks the album was listed. Because of the success of this method, it became a normal practice for artists to offer bundles.Continue Reading

First Listen: Lil Wayne’s Funeral

The wait is finally over for Lil Wayne fans as he has released his latest project Funeral. The project serves as Wayne’s 13th album and first album not on Cash Money Records. The album features guest appearances from Big Sean, Lil Baby, Adam Levine, The Dream, Jay Rock, 2 Chainz, and XXXTentacion. Lil Wayne has been working on this album during his legal battle with Cash Money Records over his contract.Continue Reading