Tekashi 6ix9ine’s “Gooba” Challenges Justin Bieber & Ariana Grande For #1 Debut

Tekashi 6ix9ine's "Gooba" Challenges Justin Bieber & Ariana Grande For #1 Debut

Tekashi 6ix9ine is neck-and-neck with Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande for a #1 debut on the Billboard Hot 100.

If Tekashi 6ix9ine manages to debut at #1 on next week’s Billboard Hot 100, his comeback would officially be deemed a great success.

Nobody was quite sure how Tekashi 6ix9ine would be able to bounce back after becoming known as a snitch across the world. The rapper was released from prison early due to COVID-19 concerns and he got back on his old tip right away, trolling a number of his fellow stars. The immediate success of his new single and video “Gooba” was record-breaking, proving that he’s still got a huge fanbase behind him. Now’s it’s looking like a #1 debut on the charts is possible.


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As it stands, the #1 spot will either be occupied by Tekashi 6ix9ine with “Gooba” or Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande with “Stuck With U.” The race is too close to call right now.

6ix9ine’s streaming success with the new single has been remarkable, especially considering the lack of industry support he’s got from it. The song was not featured on any of the streaming services’ major playlists, and it was notably missing from the ultra-popular New Music Friday chart on Spotify.

Where do you think 6ix9ine will end up on the chart? Are you enjoying his return so far?

6IX9INE- GOOBA (Official Music Video)

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Author: Alex Zidel

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