Leading independent E1 Entertainment announced today that Dallas hip hop artist Dorrough’s new debut album, “Dorrough Music,” has debuted at #1on the Billboard Independent Chart. The album sold over 12, 000 copies and also debuted at #3 on the Billboard Hip Hop Chart. This release is E1 Entertainment’s 195th album to debut at #1 on the Independent Chart through its music label, E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records).
E1 Music has also just released the highly anticipated debut, self-titled album by hip hop supergroup Slaughterhouse yesterday. The album is positioned to be the labels’ second consecutive #1 debut next week.
E1 Music President Alan Grunblatt says, “Having our records debut at #1 on the chart is fantastic. We have some surprises coming out in the 4th quarter that we are looking to debut at #1 on the Top 200 chart! More to come!”
Dorrough has garnered over 400,000 digital transactions to date between digital and ringtone sales. Dorrough’s smash single, “Ice Cream Paint Job” has over 5,000 spins at urban radio with over 34 million in audience. The single is currently #9 on the iTunes Hip Hop Singles Chart while the album is at #8 on the iTunes Hip Hop album chart. The ringtone for the single is currently at #1 on the Nielsen RingScan chart. The video for “Ice Cream Paint Job has been the #1 most played at both B.E.T. and MTV2 networks.
“Dorrough Music” was released last Tuesday, August 4th.