According to the British Official Chart on May 29, SUGA‘s the mix tape “D-2,” which was released simultaneously around the world on the 22nd, ranked seventh on the “Official Album Chart Top 100.”
‘D-2‘ swept the top charts, including ‘Official Album Chart Update Top 100’, ‘Official Album Download Chart Top 100‘ and ‘Official Album Sales Chart Top 100‘. In addition, it ranked sixth in ‘Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100‘ and ranked 29th and 10th in ‘Official Album Streaming Chart Top 100‘ and ‘Official Irish Album Chart Top 50‘, respectively.
The title track “DAECHWITA” also performed well on several charts. He set a new record by ranking 68th in the “Official Single Chart Top 100” and 6th in the “Official Single Sales Chart Top 100.”
In addition, ‘Official Single Download Chart Top 100‘ ranked sixth, ‘Official Scotty Singles Sales Chart Top 100‘ ranked eighth, and ‘Official Single Chart Update Top 100‘ ranked 49th.
The British Official Chart released SUGA‘s record on its official SNS account, describing him as “the first Korean solo artist to record an album in the top 10 on the British album chart.”
SUGA is making a new history with “D-2,” which was unveiled about four years after its first mixtape “Agust D” in 2016. Shortly after its release, it topped the iTunes “Top Albums” chart in 80 countries and regions around the world on the 23rd, and also topped the “Top Song” chart in 50 countries and regions with “DAECHWITA.”
“大吹打,” which was created by sampling DAECHWITA, a traditional Korean military music, is a song that creates an unusual atmosphere with heavy SUGA rap added to Korean traditional instruments such as pansori and kkwaenggwari. The music video surpassed 57.94 million views on YouTube as of 11 a.m. on Thursday.
SUGA said in an interview video released earlier on YouTube’s official channel “BANGTANTV,” “D-2” is purely for fans. I hope you listen to it and enjoy it to your heart’s content.”