Post Malone Broke A 34-Year-Old Michael Jackson Record. How?

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Michael Jackson had to give up a little bit of space on his throne this week, when Post Malonebroke a record that The King of Pop held for 34 years. The 23-year-old rapper whose name has crept slowly and then very rapidly into the mainstream in recent years just saw his album Stoney spend its 77th week in the top 10 of Billboard‘s Top R&B and Hip-Hop Albums chart — beating out the 76 triumphant weeks that Michael Jackson’s Thriller spent up there in the Eighties.

t’s not a one-off. Malone’s second album Beerbongs & Bentleys is the top-performing full-length album of 2018 so far, according to the mid-year report Nielsen released last month.

Read more here to find out how Post Malone has confused the world with his success.