‘The Best Of DMX’ Soars To No. 2 On Billboard 200 After Rapper’s Death

DMX‘s greatest hits collection, The Best of DMX, jumped to No. 2 on Billboard‘s all-genre 200 chart following the rapper’s death on Friday, April 9.

The Best of DMX surged from No. 73 to No. 2 on the chart after the album recorded 77,000 equivalent album units, up 544%, in the U.S. in the week ending April 15, according to MRC Data.

The 21-track Best of DMX features hit singles such as “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem,” “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “X Gon’ Give It to Ya.”

DMX died on April 9 after suffering a heart attack triggered by a drug overdose. He was 50 years old.

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