Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 6/15/08
Not to be outdone, Plies shocked the world by pushing 214k copies of his sophomore album, Definition Of Real, to secure the #2 slot. Usher still stands tall at #5 while N.E.R.D. debuts impressively at the seven hole with Seeing Sounds selling just a shade under 80k.
Top 200 Album Sales (Top 5 Hip Hop/R&B)
||Tha Carter 3
||Definition Of Real
||Here I Stand
Elsewhere on the charts, Mariah Carey hits the platinum plateau as E=MC2 clocks in another 27k units to push the total to 1,024,861. Bun B is still making noise with little promotion as his II Trill album lands at the #29 spot with just under 20k sold. The Flobots are surprisingly still hanging around the top 50 as Fight With Tools slips into the #37 slot with 16,000 sold. Weezy's protege, Tyga, makes his debut further down the charts with No Introduction landing at the #112 spot with 6,787 sold.
||Fight With Tools
Can Lil Wayne keep the momentum going in his second week? With release from G-Unit, Nas and Game around the corner, will Wayne have competition on the charts? Keep it tuned to DX to see how things play out.