Future, Metro Boomin, and Kendrick Lamar's "Like That" Debuts At #1 On The Hot 100

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ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 14: (EDITOR NOTE: A lens filter was used in this image.)Future and Metro Boomin perform during Future & Friends "One Big Party Tour" at State Farm Arena on January 14, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia.(photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)
The beef-sparking track skyrocketed to the top spot.

After more than a year of teasing, Future and Metro Boomin finally unleashed their collaborative album WE DON'T TRUST YOU earlier this month. The album is already living up to its billing as one of the biggest moments in rap music this year with high-profile features from Travis Scott, Playboi Carti, Rick Ross, and The Weeknd. But the most attention-grabbing feature came from Kendrick Lamar, who used his verse on the song "Like That" to take shots at Drake and J. Cole.

As a result there was quite a bit of discussion about the song and that's translated directly into streams. The song has racked up nearly 70 million streams on Spotify alone since it first dropped. That's why it's no surprise that it surged straight to the top of the Hot 100 in its very first week. The song represents Kendrick and Future's third number one, hit each and Metro Boomin's first ever as a primary artist. But the new album is performing well all over the chart. The Travis Scott and Playboi Carti collaboration "Type Sh*t" turned up right behind "Like That" at #2 on the chart. Travis Scott's other appearance on the album comes on the track "Cinderella" which lands at #6. They round out the top 10 with the title track "We Don't Trust You" at #8 and the Weeknd featuring "Young Metro" at #9.

Future, Metro Boomin, Kendrick Lamar Top The Hot 100

The good news about their Hot 100 performance isn't that surprising for fans who have been paying attention. Over the weekend it was revealed that WE DON'T TRUST YOU also debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. It didn't just hit the top spot though, it scored the biggest single week of equivalent album sales so far in 2024.

What do you think of Future, Metro Boomin, and Kendrick Lamar's new song debuting at number one on the Hot 100? Do you think the song will stay near the top of the Hot 100 or start to slip down in the next few weeks? Let us know in the comment section below.


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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.