Xyclone blows into Billboard

By Kevin Jackson
Observer writer

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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For the second time in less than one year, Xyclone has made the top five of the Billboard Reggae Album's Chart. His latest album, 2774 Waterford Parkway , enters at number four with first-week sales of 181 copies.

Released June 8 via Red Square Productions, 2774 Waterford Parkway contains 17 tracks and several collaborations. Among the collaborators are Spragga Benz, Jonelle The Dream, Kim Kelly and Sha Main.

Songs include How Yuh Bad Suh (Latin soca remix bonus track); Meck It Clap featuring Epik Jones; and Still I Rise featuring Mzs Quanny.

Last July, Xyclone topped the chart with From The Basement to The Big Leagues.

Good Life by Collie Buddz, which topped the chart last year, jumps from 46 to nine with 87 additional copies sold. Since its release, the album has registered sales of 5,867 copies.

Sister Caro EP by Henricci catapults from 26 to five after selling another 123 copies for a total of 3,012 copies.

Sting and Shaggy remain number one with 44/876. Following another round of mainstream appearances in North America, the album sold an additional 2,780 copies to bring its tally to 34,019 copies.

The self-titled album from American band Iration is firm at number two with 391 copies, down from the 902 copies it sold the previous week. To date, it has moved 5,306 copies.

Ziggy Marley's former chart-topper, Rebellion Rises, moves up a spot to three with 352 copies sold last week. Since its release five weeks ago, the set has sales of 5,634.

His brother Damian Marley's Stony Hill sold 120 copies and moves to number six. Its sales stand at 20,790.

Legacy by New Zealand band Katchafire falls from number three to seven with 96 copies. The previous week it sold 515 copies.

At number eight is Box Full of Steel by The Dubplates with 92 copies, down from 280 sold the week before. To date, it has clocked 2,956 in sales.

Kontraband by Kabaka Pyramid is number 10 with 65 copies to bring its tally to 724.

On the R&B Hip Hop Airplay Chart, Jamaican rapper Hood Celebrityy's Walking Trophy moves up to number 23.

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