Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 6/17/2007
Fabolous, DJ Khaled and DMX debut this week. T-Pain holds on, while R. Kelly and Ne-Yo begin to slip.
There were a few big debuts this week, starting with Fabolous' From Nothin' to Somethin' coming in at #2, with 159k sold. A few spots below is the album that, for some reason, is accredited to DJ Khaled - We the Best. The album comes in a #8, with 79k in its first week.
DMX's greatest hits album, Definition of X: Pick of the Litter debuted this week as well, landing on the #26 spot with 35k in its first week. T-Pain's Epiphany makes the #5 spot in its second week, with 81k (253k overall). R-Kelly's Double Up is starting to lose steam, as the album drops 7 spots to #11, with 69k on the week (578k overall). It's much the same for Ne-Yo, whose Because of You drops 10 spots to #28, with 32k units moved this week (545k total).
Like Ne-Yo, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony drop 10 spots. The Ohio rap crew lands at #39, with Strength & Loyalty moving 20k this week (282k overall). U.S.D.A.'s Cold Summer seems to be cooling off, as Jeezy's crew drops 16 spots to #42, selling 18k in its fourth week (190k overall).
Lil Boosie & Weebie's Survival of the Fittest is sinking fast, as the album drops 33 spots to #110 in its 4th week, selling 7k this week (64k overall).