Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” Leads an All Rap Top-Four on the Hot 100

The last time this happened was in 2003.

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Donald Glover is killing everything he's involved with right now, especially with Solo: A Star Wars Story arriving soon just after the critically acclaimed second season of the incredible Atlanta. Billboard reports that he has another reason to celebrate. His latest single as Childish Gambino, "This Is America," has kept its No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for the second week running. Better yet, it's also indicative of a huge moment for rap music.

For the second week running, the Hot 100's top four songs are all rap. With Gambino's "This Is America" holding onto its top spot, Drake sits comfortable behind holding No. 2 and No. 3 at the same time with "Nice for What" and "God's Plan," respectively. Meanwhile, Post Malone and Ty Dolla Sign's "Psycho" stays put at No. 4, rounding out an achievement that hasn't been achieved since 2003.

As pointed out on Twitter by Flávio Henrique, last week's top four is the first all-rap top four since February 28, 2009, but with all four of the songs sticking to their spot this week, it marks the first time rap has occupied the top four for multiple weeks running since 2003. From May 31, 2003 through June 21, 2003, the top four on the Billboard Hot 100 was exclusively rap music.

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