This past Friday, four major albums were released after high anticipation was built around all of them. While fans were already prepared with a pre-assumption as to who was going to come out on top, there were also some surprises as far as who was received the best. Some of these projects have been in talks for over a year, while others became news to fans within just the past few months. Either way, it was an incredible weekend for music lovers all around, and there’s something for just about everyone, especially in the hip hop community.
Of course, many were expecting Justin Bieber to come out on top in sales, which we will have to see officially by the end of this week. While his Purpose project was received very well by his stans, and even music critics in general, he wasn’t necessarily the only artist at the center of conversations this weekend. Justin’s album definitely proved his growth as an artist and singer, and fans were ecstatic to see that, being that it was his comeback project following his apologies for his erratic behavior in the last couple of years.
Continue reading on the following pages to see how the other albums were received this past weekend.