Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 8/17/08
Top 200 Album Sales (Top 5 Hip Hop/R&B)
||Tha Carter 3
||Good Girl Gone Bad
||Lessons in Love
||Look What You Made Me
Elsewhere on the charts, Usher glides towards platinum status while selling 13k units of Here I Stand. Hes only 23k shy from hitting the one million mark with 977,416 sold to date. Plies continues to sit pretty with Definition of Real at #35 (11,921) and David Banner is right behind at #36 with Greatest Story Ever Told (11,495). M.I.A. continues to thrive off of Paper Planes exposure in the film Pineapple Express as Kala sells a shade over 10k and holds steady at #47. Diddys latest signing, Janelle Monae, debuts her Metropolis: The Chase Suite at the #115 slot with 5,177 sold in its first week.
||Here I Stand
||Definition Of Real
||Greatest Story Ever Told
||Metropolis: The Chase Suite
Will the recent release of Ice Cube's Raw Footage crack the top ten? How will GZA fare with the recent release of Protools. Stay tuned to DX for the play by play.