Asake sets highest-charting Billboard record with debut album

Award-winning singer, Ahmed Ololade, popular referred to as Asake, has achieved a fresh feat with his debut album, ‘Mr Money With The Vibes’.

Asake’s MMWTV has been announced as the highest-charting debut Nigerian album in Billboard history.

The project peaked at the top spot in 2022 and beat all other projects including More Love Less Ego by Wizkid and Burna Boy’s Love, Damini.

The music chart data made the disclosure in a post on microblogging platform, Twitter.

“In 2022, @asakemusik’s ‘Mr. Money With The Vibe’ became the highest-charting debut Nigerian album of all time on the Billboard,” the post read.

CorrectNG recalls that after its release, the 12-track album made its way to ‘Billboard 200’, and sat in number 66, thus making it the highest-debuting Nigerian album on the chart, and number 2nd position on Billboard World Album Chart.

Asake released Mr Money With The Vibes on the September 8, 2022 and it also made the Top 10 songs on Apple music in the first week.

In other entertainment news, former DMW signee, Yonda recently appealed to music star, Davido to forgive him for his misdeeds and welcome him back to the family.

He took to social media and shared a conversation between him and OBO, where he pleaded passionately to be given another chance.

Yonda asked the DMW boss to temper justice with mercy and not leave him hanging because he has been blacklisted from the industry.

The Bro Code singer, who said his music career is dead begged Davido to take him back like the prodigal son.

In response, the multi award-winning singer said he also misses his former record label artiste.

Yonda continued to plead his case and admitted that he got it wrong and is willing to make amends with the guidance of Davido.

He further said the ‘Jowo’ crooner is the best thing that has happened to him, however, Davido said what Yonda did hurt him.

”Temper mercy my….”, he captioned the post.

Yonda wrote in the chat: ”Baddest don’t live me hanging pls Let me rise again, You know you can do it. I have been black listed in the game baddest. Take me back Like the prodigal son Rear gem. I miss you, I don’t know where I got it wrong with you again my king.maybe you sit my a$$ down n make me come correct with you this time.

D only thing still relevant about is (yondadmw), F… up no Dey sour baba. Pls treat my, f….up n let me be your slave again, im not hungry my boss but my career is dead Don’t forsake me David. Don’t want to b that snake dat walks on a rock with no path. You re d best thing that has happened to me.”