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Drake's album 'VIEWS' tops the Billboard 200 and breaks streaming records

It's official. With 1.04 million equivalent album unit sold in the week ending May 5 in the United States, Drake's latest release VIEWS debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart. What's really impressive about this achievement is the fact that the album's songs were streamed a record 245.1 million times in the U.S. during the tracking week.

Justin Bieber got a tattoo on his face

Earlier this week, Justin Bieber was in New York City for the Purpose world tour, performing a pair of shows back-to-back at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and attending a pop-up shop at VFiles. After one of his shows, Bieber hit the town to get some new ink with his pal Joe Termini last night. THUMBS UP OR THUMBS DOWN? Hit us back in the comments section!

Will Drake top the Billboard charts with 'VIEWS'?

The first week sales numbers for Drake's latest album VIEWS have only just begun to roll in and remain completely unofficial at this point. Judging from the text messages that the Toronto rapper is receiving however, the final, net result could end up being huge. Drake was at an event in his hometown this weekend where he got onstage, pulled his phone out, held it up in the air, and revealed that "I got a text message that we sold, like, 630,000 some records in one night."

Here's the artwork for Drake's 'Views From the 6'

Drake's album cover finds him at the highest point of the CN Tower looking out. The photographer is Caitlin Cronenberg. The art direction is done by Nicky Orenstein. What do you think about the artwork? Reply to us with a reaction GIF!

Nas tapped to write upcoming Netflix series 'The Get Down'

The details about Baz Luhrmann's Netflix series The Get Down, which we named one of the most anticipated TV shows of 2016, keep getting better. The announcement that Jaden Smith had joined the cast was enough to perk our ears. Luhrmann revealed Nas' involvement in the project at a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Nas tapped to write upcoming Netflix series 'The Get Down'

The details about Baz Luhrmann's Netflix series The Get Down, which we named one of the most anticipated TV shows of 2016, keep getting better. The announcement that Jaden Smith had joined the cast was enough to perk our ears. Luhrmann revealed Nas' involvement in the project at a panel at the Tribeca Film Festival, Entertainment Weekly reports.

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