2016 was a huge year for Future and Drake.
Both had chart topping albums as Hendrix’s “EVOL” stood atop theBillboard 200 Chart the week following it’s February 6th release, with with134,000 equivalent album units. It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on September 15th.
Drizzy’s “Views” album easily landed on top of the charts following it’s April 29th release. The disc sold the equivalent of 1.04 million units during it’s first week out. As of December 1, 2016, “Views,” was certified 4x platinum by the RIAA.
Future also dropped his solo “Purple Reign” mixtape in January, teamed up with DJ Esco for “Project E.T. (Esco Terrestrial)” in June and collaborated with Gucci Mane for an EP titled “Freebricks 2: Zone 6 Edition” in November.
On July 20th Drake and Future hit the road for the 54-show “Summer Sixteen Tour.” The trek become the highest grossing hip hop tour ever with a total gross of $84.3 million, Drake announced via his Instagram account on Sunday January 8, 2017.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BO_sxTGDJBE/embed/?cr=1The duo hope to keep the momentum going as the tour prepares to invade Europe next