Kendrick Lamar’s debut studio album good kid, m.A.A.d city, has charted on the Billboard 200 for a staggering 350 weeks, tying him with Eminem as the only other rapper to achieve such a feat. Em’s The Eminem Show reached this mark back in 2002. This news comes a year after Kendrick tied Eminem for breaking the 300-week threshold.
GKMC is a lauded classic that captures Kendrick Lamar’s personal coming of age story during the aughts in Compton, CA. The project’s narrative structure, lifelike skits, and candid details about life in Compton made the album an instant classic for writers, critics, and fans alike.