Nicki Minaj rises in history with Black Barbies
Nicki Minaj has registered her 70th track on the Billboard Hot 100 list following the debut of her latest single, Black Barbies.
Black Barbies is a sample of Rae Sremmurd’s chart topping song, Black Beatles with Gucci Mane, and it debuted at the 65th spot on the Billboard chart. It also debuted on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart at No. 30 and Hot Rap Songs at No. 20.
With the song, Nicki becomes the second female on the all time list of Billboard Hot 100 entries. She passes Taylor Swift, who has 69 entries. A music video is expected to be released for the song soon, following its unexpected commercial success.
Minaj is 3 shy of Aretha Franklin, who is the highest ranked female on the list with 73 entries. The cast of musical TV show Glee is number one on the list with 207 entries, while Lil Wayne and Drake are the solo acts with the most entries with 132 and 131 respectively.