(News) Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 7/6/08
Lil Wayne is back on top this week as he sells 156,300 copies of Tha Carter III, putting him over the half ¾ mark to double platinum already. G-Unit‘s debut of Terminate On Sight grabbed the #4 spot with 101,600 sold. They were beaten out by albums from Coldplay and Camp Rock, respectively.
Usher‘s Here I Stand takes #8, while the re-release of Rihanna‘s Good Girl Gone Bad comes up one spot to #9 with 40,100 sold. Rounding out the Top 10 for Hip Hop/ R&B is Three 6 Mafia‘s Last 2 Walk at #11 which sold 37,100 copies this week.
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Top 200 Album Sales (Top 5 Hip Hop/R&B)
|1||Lil Wayne||Tha Carter 3||156,370||1,681,885|
|4||G-Unit||Terminate On Sight||101,622||101,802|
|8||Usher||Here I Stand||41,461||847,317|
|10||Rihanna||Good Girl Gone Bad||40,166||1,394,188|
|11||Three Six Mafia||Last 2 Walk||42,893||114,013|
Indie rapper Tech N9ne makes a surprise entrance at #12 with Killer selling 36,100 copies this week. Plies‘ Definition of Real still resides within the top 20 at #15 selling 30,700. Jim Jones and The Byrd Gang just barely managed to slip into the top 30 at #29 selling 17,100 copies of M.O.B this week. Rick Ross‘ Trilla grabs the #55 spot with 10,600 sold while The RZA tries to hold onto the Top 200 charts at #195 with Digi Snacks selling 3,200.
|15||Plies||Definition Of Real||30,732||356,204|
|43||Jim Jones & The Bird Gang||M.O.B.||17,176||17,258|
This week Killer Mike [click to read] declared his new album to be “classic.” Will the charts reflect that? Will Nas‘ controversial new album live up to its hype? Stay tuned as DX brings the play by play.
Author: Aliya Ewing