Game & Big Boi First-Week Sales Projections

The projected first-week sales are in for Game and Big Boi's respective albums.

Even though it's been less than 24 hours since Game and Big Boi released their respective albums Jesus Piece and Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, it looks like the first-week sales projections have already been tallied.

According to SOHH, Game's fifth and final album with Interscope Jesus Piece is on track to debut to the tune of 80,000 copies sold. The album features a host of collaborations with the likes of Kanye West, Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar and others.

In other news, The Versed reports that Big Boi's sophomore solo record Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors is expected to debut to between 25,000 and 30,000 copies sold. The Outkast rapper's previous effort, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty bowed out at 62,000 copies sold in its first week.

DX will keep you updated as the final results are counted.

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151 Comments

  • Anonymous

    "You mean something very unique?" No. Embarassing.

  • Anonymous

    "C4 only did 900k" Only lol

  • BOY

    Wayne is the ONLY one that can come out with an album and go PLATINUM the first week, TWICE! LMFAO at you "hip hop dickheads" YMCMB!

    • MAN

      Eminem is the only one to go platinum in a week twice, boy. So you fail.

    • Anonymous

      Lil Wayne only went platinum in a week once and that's with Tha Carter 3. C4 only did 900k.

    • Anonymous

      if u reCALL EMINEM MARSHALL MATHERS SOLD 1.8 MILLION 1ST WEEK N DA ONLY REASON EMINEM SHOW DIDNT KAUSE HE DROP IT ON A FRIDAY N DA 2ND WEEK WHICHWOULDA BEEN DA 1ST WEEK HE DID 1 MILL LOOK IT UP

  • BOY

    Game Im sorry pal but LMFAO at Big Boi! HAHAHA! Where u real hip hop heads at? Yall let yalls favorite rappers go out like this? HAHAHAHA! Thats why WEEZY is KIGN of HIP HOP!

  • Anonymous

    "Big Boi isn't indie. He is signed with Def Jam" He meant the quality of the music. It's very bizarre. Even Andre was shocked and saddened by his friend dropping the ball like this.

  • J

    All them features for Game and all he can sell is 80k DAMN !!! LOOOOL

  • Anonymous

    "have you ever really listened to Aquemeni or Atliens? If you have and youre not a fan, I dont know if you can call yourself a rap fan" I wouldn't call Outkast rap. They evolved into something very very embarassing.

  • Fuck Compton & Atlanta

    In other words: BOTH THESE NIGGAS WILL FLOP.

  • COLE WORLD

    80k?????? LOL FLOP!!! Karma is a bitch....always tryna diss g-unit about their sales. plus thats what happen when you try to play Jesus with your gimmick.

  • Whoa

    Those numbers sound about right for Game. He stole the album ida, countless number of rappers flows, and just dropped an album...I would say its a success given the lack of creativity. thats low for Big Boi...he is mulitplatinum artist where them fans at?

  • Anonymous

    Rappers should just stop dropping mixtapes, and free music, just make the fans wait. Sort of what J. Cole is doing, I'm a fan of Cole, and sometimes I get pissed because everybody else is dropping free mixtapes, and bruh ain't dropped one since FNLs, but then again, you will appriciate it more, when he finally drop something.

    • Anonymous

      I think Cole not going platinum kinda hurt him. He can't compete with Drake. What creative direction can he go in? Honestly, dude is done.

    • Anonymous

      That is very true... The game is over saturated - I hate to say it, but people SHOULD pay for music.

  • Anonymous

    "I think its because most of these people are just failing to get hits off their albums (MMG)" Most people download everything then have no need for the album. That's what's hurting rappers these days. The anticipation factor is gone.

  • TS96

    if Game's album will sell less than Wiz Khalifa's weekass albums old I will really feel sorry for the Game I bout his album and that's a classic shit

  • 5

    I'm not saying Big Boi and Wiz are wack, but I'm just not a fan. I plan on listening to their albums though, if I don't forget, 9 times out of 10 i'll most likely forget, and want even check out their albums...

  • 5

    The Game album is good, he will most likely move more units than this, I don't know why rap fans make a big deal out of numbers sold. If you like the album buy it, don't worry about the fucking sales, and for Big Boi's album, I ain't even heard it yet, probably want listen. I'm really not a Big Boi/Outkast fan, so I'm not even checking for them, if I'm not a fan, I'm not listening nor buying, I don't care how lyrical you are. I might just listen to this album though. Been meaning to check out Wiz' new album also, but I just haven't. Again, if I'm not a fan, I'm not really checking for you. I'm a Game fan, so I've been listening to his album since it leaked..

    • 5

      No, I've never even listened to ATLiens all the way through, I've heard some of it though. Just because I'm not a fan of Outkast don't mean I'm not a fan of Rap. I wouldn't call myself a hiphop head, because that term is corny as fuck to me, I'm just a fan of what I'm a fan of.

    • jerryc

      have you ever really listened to Aquemeni or Atliens? If you have and youre not a fan, I dont know if you can call yourself a rap fan. Sorry.

  • jerryc

    yep you guys are right. Also the young kids will like whatever is played for them. They only support the young guys who are lyrical; but if youve been around they dont buy your work. When J Cole, Kendrick, or Drake dropped they went out and supported hardcore. It had to be hip hop fans over the age of 20 or so to have these older guys go big...and most of the ones I know have just given up on rap now. None of them check because they think its in a bad place.

  • Anonymous

    game is crap, u cant make a good album with multiple features on every song

  • Anonymous

    those numbers are sad for game! how you got all those features and big producers and you cant even sell half of what meek mill did?

  • tumi

    You know that something is extremely wrong with hip hop when 2 Chainz, Ross, big Sean can move over 100k first week and Big Boi doesn't even move 50k. Surely there are over 100k American "hip hop heads". Support good music

    • Burt Bondy

      "Surely there are over 100k American "hip hop heads"." Yep.. unfortunately many wont ever even know Big Boi has dropped 2 solo albums, since you really gotta be in the know or specifically looking for it to be up on it. Plus I hate to say it, but the age group demographic for his fans aint really in the 'music buying' demographic anymore even if they knew he got an album out.

  • hip hop veteran

    unlike a huge majority of everyone who jus sits an talks shit!. I Bought the physical copies of both albums an let me say there both Dope in there own Right. big bois is deffinetly diffrent but he got bangers on there too just listen to "In The A" shits Crazy!as far as game's album goes hes deffinetley not the same game but the production on here is top notch enough for even a purchase compared to everything else out.!with games voice takes a bit gettin use to but the track with him an pusha T fucking insane that beat Holy Shit!!! an btw if anybody wants to go on the game made a religous album talkin disrespectfiul..well is it any diffrent the dmx giving u every album with a prayer knowing hes a coke head.sadd but he was also one of my favorite rappers but ..yall get the point! fuck what a majority is sayING both album BUMP IN THE WHIP ThAT is all

  • Anonymous

    not bad numbers for game for this bein his last album on his label because they dident give it alot of promo because they know he is gonna leave the label and go to mmg or ymcmb

  • Anonymous

    Eminem sold 283,000 copies in his first week with Slim Shady LP

  • Anonymous

    80.000 copies for a rapper who duplicates every other rapper before him????? These kids today.....

  • yolo

    how do you go on tour with jesus piece ? did he think about that? ahah

  • truth

    Remember when he said Jesus Piece is a classic? lmao its a decent album it has a few weak songs though. definitely not snatching the crown from Kendrick for album of the year!

  • jase

    and rap sales in general just suck. we are a disgrace. yet taylor swift and her fans actually get off they asses and buy music. we need to do the damn same with our broke asses

  • HolyWater #1

    Game wont admit but he made a bad decision with all those features. Thats way too many people for a mojor star to have on his album. Smh, 2 Chainz even did better #s than this. I downloaded the joint and only kept "Holywater", Church and "Name Me King". I refuse to purchase a album with 2 Chainz, Weezy, Tyga, Big Sean, and Future. I hope Game sell at least 100k but he prolly wont. He shoulda listen to his fans it was crystal clear people wasnt ok with all those features. The album is nice, but I will never support all those features. Never!!! p.s I woulda love to see him keep the song with them Houston boyz, "Rollin"...At least it woulda been a diff taste. Weezy, Ross, Jeezy, Common are on all Game albums. Bad move homie.

  • Good

    Game's numbers are pretty good! That album is album of the year with Life is Good and good kid, m.A.A.d city to me. Vicious Lies dissappointed me, I like Big Boi a lot but that wasn't as good as I expected...

  • Anonymous

    Damn, why are Big Boi's numbers lower than Lames

    • jase

      cause game is what more like. big boi is boring. and im a old skool hip hop head. love lotta outkast. but fact is big boi is only known in south for the most. game is known everywhere. and games cd is much better as well. and thats all that matters.

  • piss

    Nas hasn't sold albums? That's a joke right? Illmatic (1x Platinum) 1.1+ Million Sold It Was Written (2x Platinum) 2.3+ Million Sold "The Firm: Album" - (Gold) 738,000+ Sold I Am (1.5x Platinum) 2.2+ Million Sold NAStradamus (1x Platinum) 1.2+ Million Sold Stillmatic (2.5x Platinum) 2.8+ Million Sold Gods Son (1.5x Platinum) 1.6+ Million Sold Streets Disciple (1x Platinum) 1.2+ Million Sold Hip Hop Is Dead (Gold) 833,000+ Sold to date Untitled (N****) - (Gold) 602,000+ Sold to date Life is good has sold close to 350,000 albums which is good numbers today. The real hip-hop heads appreciate people like Nas who can actually spit.

  • Anonymous

    Game With Only 80,000? fuck man! "You Can Sell More, But You Still Algore" - Ice Cube

  • sdlkkafsl

    These religious fucks...rap is fucked now. Shynes a fucking jew. Fuck rap. Its dead. I'mma start listening to Justin Bieber from now...no difference anyway

  • jase

    we the ones that are flops. we lame as shit. taylor swift stay selling. we stay failing. we come off broke as shit. we the ones pathetic.

  • tim t

    lol, just how it is man. you cant tell these fcking crackheads nothing mane. good post.

  • jase

    u all are lames. game did damn near 100000 in a week. gang shit and walmart and many wont even carry this cd. game did damn good. big boi is the issue. you from outkast and thats all u can put up????????????????? NOW THAT IS FAIL

  • haha

    Stay flopping fucker. Those features won't save you from yourself.

  • Anonymous

    WHY THE FUK WOULD YOU CALL URSELF GAME???? DO YOU LIKE PLAYING GAMES OR SUMTHING????? SMH

    • skldalksflsa

      Dear Retard, YOU DON'T WORRY, HE MADE "GAME" SOMETHING, HE'S GETTING MONEY THATS ALL THAT MATTERS. YOU AIN'T SHIT.

  • Courage Under Fire

    I give him credit for having the courage to drop 2 major albums. 50 Cents and Jay Z are afraid to drop major solo albums at this point, because neither of them want to ruin their legacy with low sales.

  • Anonymous

    i would have purchased the album, if he wouldn't have put pusha t on there. pusha t ruined the album.

  • jay

    seems like everytime a song comes out no matter who says it ppl just break shit down for no reason instead of listenin 2 the music.. theres 2 opinons you like it or u hate it and why and thats it keep it movin

  • Anonymous

    LOL @ Everybody blaming the internet. You think hip hop fans are the only people in the world with internet access. Go ask artist in other genres if the internet has fucked them up THIS BAD.........Sure, the internet hits everybody to some degree but you can't say it's completely the fault of the web when NO HIP HOP RECORD RELEASED THIS YEAR WENT PLATINUM. Country, Rock & Pop all produced hit records this year, Hip hop has ONE GOLD SELLING ARTIST IN 2012, and she had to make a pop ass album, then re-release it, just to hit that. R.I.P Mainstream Hip Hop, I guess people finally figured out how wack that shit is.... Bout time

    • Anonymous

      Country music is probably the most accessible genre of music there is right now. Almost every new artist goes platinum. That's amazing considering how illegal downloading is effecting so many others. Hip Hop used to have the edge, but now you got maybe half a dozen superstar rappers who don't drop albums fast enough.

    • no excuses

      carter 3 and 4 got leaked on the internet, but both still went platinum in the first week.

  • YESSIR

    LMFAO WHAT WOULD YOU EXPECT FROM A BIPOLAR ASS STRIPPER?! THOSE ARE PRETTY GOOD NUMBERS FOR HIS KIND..BUT CURTIS MUST BE LAUGHING HIS JUICED UP ASS RIGHT NOW LMFAOO..WATCH MY NIGGA CHIEF KEEF DOUBLE THIS BIPOLAR HYPOCRIT 1ST WEEK SALES..GO BACK ON THAT POLE JAYCEON U DONT BELONG IN OUR YARD

    • the vigilante

      @lol comment was : ''and its ppl like u who gets trolled by my nigga yessir that shows u how stupid u are to not see through his bullshit hahaha'' i dunno why it was deleted

    • @ @lol

      hahahaha you r so right

    • @lol

      and iss ppl like u who gets trolled by my nigga yessir that shows how stupid u niggas are to not see through his bullshit hahaha stupid crackerjack

    • lol

      so u dissin someone whos actually got lyrics for chief keef..its ppl like u n comments like this that fucked hiphop up in the first place smh

  • Hip Hop Fan

    I'm not going to lie, I downloaded both of these albums. I'm part of the reason artists can't crack Gold anymore. I am also going to download Trouble Man as well. Sorry record labels

  • ROC

    Sales! sales! sales!....all u niggers talk about, dont even listen to the music anymore. Only black folk.....wait niggers hate on one another like this.....like Cube said u fuckaz must be 80's babies

    • Anonymous

      shut up 80 percent on here commenting is white and plus who are the ones thats at the concerts. Come on guy

    • asdfa

      probably the WHITEST PERSON EVER.. ...i need my sunglasses on..YOU so bright mufucka...rub some shit on yo face mufucka..you GLISSSSSSSSSTENIN!

  • why u mad

    1 bet he do like 110,ooo these are estimation off one day sales but once friday hit you hear it in every other car promise you son got blue collar fans true story so all the back and forth for the birds ask any body who got kendrick album it aint better than games

    • TaZzZ

      Haha thats a funny joke. I guess you could make that argument based on production alone, but on any other front K.Dot wrecks him. Game knows who the new king of the west is... He admitted it in interviews, not to mention that verse about dissin him for working w Dre. Game was the man at one point, now he just fills half his albums with popular features and crosses his fingers, nowhere near the creative direction of Documentary, Doc Adv. or even LAX

    • Anonymous

      ur stupid gayme is done

    • Burt Bondy

      Kendrick's album is much better than Game's.. and I like Game's album.

    • Anonymous

      Except K.Dot's is way better than Game's tho...lmao, not even close

  • styles g

    All those big name features and Game's album gonna fall flat on it's face like Pacquiao.

  • Anonymous

    I feel bad about those Big Boi numbers, but what do you expect when you go in the indie direction.

    • TaZzZ

      I think he was referring to the eclectic musical direction. Its a fuckin shame that one half of the greatest hip hop group ever sells one third of an album with a million features and almost no artistic direction, Sounds like a mix tape for fucks sake. Vicious Lies is no masterpiece, but its respectable and a step in a more creative direction, Personally I love it but I understand those who aren't crazy about it. Unfortunate state of hip hop, good thing people like Big Boi get enough respect that they could sell 10 records and have a deal forever...

    • Kaz

      Big Boi isn't indie. He is signed with Def Jam.

  • ETK

    "Lol to the dude saying everyone's flopping but Kendrick...wouldn't that mean everyone's just doin average and Kendrick's just selling a lot? It ain't the No Limit days when any nigga signed to a deal went platinum, lmao" that's what I'm sayin tho! co-sign niggas on here actin like it's still 2009... nah man we bout in 2013 right now, sales are gonna keep diving, now every nigga on the circuit is fighting for gold. Trouble Man ain't gonna do as much as people think either and I'm still buyin that so idc Game was a breath of fresh air when he first came into the game, now he's just "one of those emcees"... and Big Boi's sales are right on point

    • Anonymous

      No it doesn't mean everyones sales are on point except Kendrick. They really all just flopped based off all the promotion/radio play/hype they have. I don't even think its because of a sales decline, I think its because most of these people are just failing to get hits off their albums (MMG), or people only care about them for their hits (Nicki)

  • Kaz

    Game's numbers make sense. Big Boi should not be selling 25k in a week. His album is actually good. It is a shame that true hip hop don't sell like it used to. P.S. I actually bought VLDR.

  • Anonymous

    2 WEEKS HIS ALBUM WILL BE DUST

  • Anonymous

    game is the ultimate groupie rapper. desperate networking ass nigga

  • Anonymous

    Game also leaked his own CD also... dumb move. Those days are over!

  • JRich

    Lol to the dude saying everyone's flopping but Kendrick...wouldn't that mean everyone's just doin average and Kendrick's just selling a lot? It ain't the No Limit days when any nigga signed to a deal went platinum, lmao

    • ETK

      that's what I'm sayin tho!!! co-sign niggas on here actin like it's still 2009... nah man we bout in 2013 right now, sales are gonna keep diving, now every nigga on the circuit is fighting for gold. Trouble Man ain't gonna do as much as people think either and I'm still buyin that so idc

  • Game

    - ALL I DO IS NAME DROP!!!!! - AND TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH, I'LL NEVER STOP - HOPE WEEZY SIGNS ME FOR BEATING 40 GLOCC - IF NOT, IMMA LOOSEN SCREWS ON HIS SKATEBOARD - YOU CAN TELL IN MY RAPS I GET BORED - SO I NAME EVERY RAPPER THAT I ADORE - REAL NIGGA RATE THIS SONG A 5, BUT 50 WOULD RATE IT A 4 - DO A SONG WIT HIM? FUCK 50, IM NEVER BUDGING - DO A SONG WIT HIM? I LOVE 50, I DONT HOLD GRUDGES - EXCUSE THE BI-POLAR-NESS - JAY YOU A LEGEND, BUT I GOTTA DISS -CAMEL LIPS, FINE BITCH, WEALTHY AS SHIT - TRUTHFULLY I BE YOU, IF I HAD ONE WISH - BET 2PAC AND BIGGIE WOULD RESPECT THIS - "THESE NIGGAS TRY TO HOLD ME BACK" RICK ROSS SHIT - IM SKATING ON THESE HOES,WEARING TRUCK FIT - MARRYING MY HOE, JUST TO STAY RELEVANT - BECAUSE I FILMED IT, AND PUT IT ON TELEVISION - HOPE LEFT EYE COULD SEE MY VISION - NOW THE COPS WANNA JA RULE ME, AND LOCK ME IN PRISION - CUZ I GOT KEYS, LIKE SWIZZ AND ALICIA - DONT RIDE PLANES AFTER WHAT HAPPENED TO AALIYAH - THIS BIG PUN AND BIG L REINCARNATED , COMING THRU YA SPEAKAS - WANTED TO DROP A REAL CLASSIC, BUT LEFT YALL WITH JESUS...... PEACE AND IM OUT..

  • Anonymous

    hahaha 80k this nigga hurtin

    • jase

      you mental if you think game is hurting. he can go do a weekend show and make a 100k. money comes from touring and also doing that shit big over seas. so while you say hurtin... game stays rich. how bout you playa???

  • m

    what people dont realize is that if the person your getting a feature from is signed to the same label as you or a sister label than most likely you pay little to nothing for features. Game's bank accountain't getting hurt by these sales

  • Anonymous

    don't worry mothafuckas ! even with 80,000 units these mothafuckas still make money and everybody should understand that in this internet era, artists do not make money out of their album sales but out of their performances, concerts and shows so y'all betta chill the fuck out before talkin bout hip-hop dyin in five years if we don't buy their albums

  • Anonymous

    Everyone is flopping lmao this is bad, only one who didn't flop this year is Kendrick Lamar

    • Anonymous

      nas only went gold during a time when everybody went gold. and even then he was not know as a big seller. if you look at his sales from the last 5 years he is clearly not a big seller. if any of those albums went gold it was eventual gold, after like 3 years of being on the shelf. that doesnt count lol

    • Anonymous

      I maybe recalling incorrectly but didn't Saigon's last album do really decent numbers? Yes Rick Ross had the best first week sales of his career - but overall sales for him have been very poor, especially considering his buzz and promotion. Lupe sold 200k first week on Lasers. Isn't The Cool gold? NaS has gone atleast gold every time he's dropped a solo album. This time he won't.

    • adam

      Well doesn't that show that all those people didn't flop and Kendrick just did really well? If most people flop then they are no longer flopping and they are selling the expected amount.

    • Joshua Session

      You can make music in your bedroom now. the labels are the ones losing not us. the real is underground and it doesnt need radio or videos. it always comes back to the top. true hip hop touches your soul.

    • Anonymous

      saigon, 2chainz, lupe, nas? these guys have never sold alot of records. ross did the best first week numbers of his career. this was the source of your statistic? gtfoh.

    • Anonymous

      I'm not.. I don't even like Game. Infact I consider him the 2nd most irrelevant rapper to ever have some success (the 1st being Shyne, although I don't know if he was ever successful.) I also consider him average skill-wise. The reason I say everyone flopped is because Rick Ross still isn't gold (as far as album sales to consumers goes, he technically is due to shipping 500k albums.) Nicki should be plat by now. 2Chainz and NaS should be gold. Meek had twice the buzz of Kendrick along with 500x the promotion and sold way less.. Slaughterhouse did 52k first week... Saigon didn't even hit 3k first week Lupe didn't even hit 100k first week I could go on and on..

    • Anonymous

      stop trying to justify game's failure by falsely applying it to everyone else.

  • Anonymous

    his time has passed

  • Anonymous

    Game album should be doing 150k+ ... 80 thou is too low for the quality he put out.

  • hank hill

    ugh game being slept on, thats even worse than is last album. I really hope wherever he goes he does way better numbers

  • Anonymous

    he had like 30 features, no way this album will make any money

  • Anonymous

    "hip hop heads" and hpisters would rather complain about rick ross' weight and lil wayne's clothes than support what they claim to be real hip hop.

    • @Anonymous

      I've been saying that for the longest time. LOL I'm gonna go off on a random tangent here, but this still pertains to the real Hip Hop elitists: What's funny is that these morons want EVERYTHING to be lyrical. These real Hip Hop nerds kill me with that shit.

    • Joshua Session

      That will always be apart of his catalog. He is going to eat for life if he owns his masters.

  • daman

    Hiphop should be ashamed with Big Boi numbers, I got my copy and I glad he does not do albums for sales but for the craft!

  • Anonymous

    has the game ever recouped on any of his albums? selling 80,000 records will barely make back half of what was spent on the features alone

    • Joshua

      Why do we care about first week sales not like these guys are starving for a meal they got lambos and mansions.

    • Anonymous

      For all we know Interscope spent $65-150k for promotion (reality show is promotion so label doesn't have to try too hard), marketing (already established rapper), production (has connections), artwork and he ends up moving in excess of 200,000 units. You'll be laughing at his sales numbers according to your expectations because of his rap career stature but on paper he won. There is a difference between Game's budget and Nicki Minaj's budget. Her second album was supposed to match or exceed her first so her budget was on steroids. Losing almost 1m in sales even with a re-issue is a bad situation. Her next one won't be that high budget, and she will be mad. Game's budget is for a rapper who has a recurring fan base and is in the final album of his contract (he and 50 could have both mailed in a "greatest hits" and walked away, guess Jimmy I is a greedy SOB lol), they won't break the bank for Game. Game can afford to tap out at 200-300k. Nicki cannot. Hope that gives you a better understanding.

    • Anonymous

      LOL calm down buddy the album was hot but im interested in the business and also the average person on that album charges 30-50k for anything They released jesus piece within a year of the red album because of how poor it sold...and jesus piece is about to do the same numbers it seems as if jimmy just wants game off of interscope

    • Anonymous

      hahaha owned fuckerrrrr

    • Anonymous

      It's an article on projected first week numbers, not the final tally results. You don't know if he paid top price, discount or had waived fees for the features, and we have no idea what the budget was to determine loss or gain. Basically, STFU and enjoy the music.

  • Jorge Guzman

    hip hop should be ashamed.. we the fans cant go out & support two great artists instead they'll be on here talking shit. smh

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