African artist Asake makes Apple Music history

Afrobeats artist Asake breaks records with the release of his debut album, Mr. Money with the vibe.

A statement revealed on Thursday that the musician’s album broke the record for the biggest opening day for an African album in Apple Music history.

In addition, Mr. Money with the vibe also broke the record for the biggest three-day opening for an African album in Apple Music history.

Here are four fun facts to know about the success of the album:

  1. Upon the release of the album, Asake launched 9 songs into the Global Daily Top 100.
  2. The album reached No. 1 on the Top Albums Chart in 31 countries around the world, including Nigeria, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
  3. songs out of Mr. Money with the vibe reached the Daily Top 100 in 60 countries around the world, including 26 where they reached the top 10.
  4. songs out of Mr. Money with the vibe reached No. 1 in 14 countries around the world.

In Mr. Money with the vibeAsake details his new realities with bluster – contemplating romance, life, and his position in the game over rhythms delicately crafted by Magicsticks, a close creative ally.

Flow Mr. Money with the vibe on Apple Music HERE.

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