Rihanna’s latest album “Talk That Talk,” arrives in the No. 3 spot, selling 197,000. This is RiRi’s sixth top 10 album. Rihanna captured her fifth top 10 set when “Loud” came in at No. 3 with 207,000 in the US market — her best sales week yet. All five of her studio efforts have reached the upper tier. She previously hit the top 10 with “Music of the Sun” (No. 10, 2005), “A Girl Like Me” (No. 5, 2006), “Good Girl Gone Bad” (No. 2, 2007) and “Rated R” (No. 4, 2009).
Last week’s No. 1, Drake’s “Take Care,” falls to No. 4 with 173,000 (down 73%) while Mary J. Blige’s ninth studio album, “My Life II: The Journey Continues, Act I,” debuts at No. 5 with 156,000.
Previously: Rihanna’s Loud Rules International Charts
Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie arrived at district court Tuesday morning for a pre-trial motion and ended up pleading guilty to drug charges.
Lil Boosie, whose real name is Torrence Hatch, pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiring to bring drugs into a penal institution. Judge Mike Erwin sentenced him to eight years in prison.
Lil Boosie is also charged with first-degree murder in the death of Terry Boyd.
The murder trial to begin April 30.