This week both of the late rapper’s albums are in the Top 5 of the Billboard 200 chart. His former No. 1 album ? inched its way up to the No. 2 spot with 86,000 units sold this week, and 17 climbed up to the No. 5 spot with 45,000 equivalent units. Last week, ? appeared in the No. 3 spot on the Billboard 200, while the album's single "SAD!" hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
According to Chart Data, this two album feat hasn’t been accomplished since Future in April 2017, after he dropped Future and Hndrxx in February 2017.
XXXTentacion was fatally shot outside a motorcycle shop in Deerfield Beach less than two weeks ago. So far one suspect, 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder, but authorities believe two other men were also involved in the shooting.
Last week, X's mother held a public memorial service for her late son in Sunrise, Florida. The following day, an official video for "SAD!" was released, which ominously depicts X attending what might be his own funeral.
X's will, reportedly executed in November 2017, leaves everything to his mother and two brothers. At the time of his murder, he had been awaiting trial on multiple charges including aggravated battery of a pregnant woman and witness tampering.