Hip Hop Album Sales: Week Ending 06/08/2014

50 Cent's first week sales figures for "Animal Ambition" are in. Meanwhile, Michael Jackson's "Xscape" and Iggy Azalea's "The New Classic" make up the remaining Top 3 albums in Rap and R&B.

50 Cent's Animal Ambition is the top Rap album of the week, a project that landed in the #4 spot in its first week of availability. Elsewhere on the charts, Michael Jackson has earned the #12 spot with Xscape and Iggy Azalea's The New Classic arrives at the 15 spot. The three projects make up the top Rap and R&B projects on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. 

50 Cent's Animal Ambition Arrives At #4 

50 Cent's Animal Ambition's first week sales are in. The effort, which sold 46,728 units this week, earns 50 the #4 spot. Prior to these figures being made official, the emcee spoke on his expectations for the project's sales. "I can't do good," he said during a May interview. "In my head, what good is because of the success I've had in the past, that's so much lower. I've done so much that having the music that makes people enjoy themselves, that actually means something at the moment is the goal. Like when you said, 'Do you care whether you sell the record or not?' I do care that it actually is within our culture. That it means something."

Michael Jackson's Xscape Lands At #12 

Michael Jackson has earned the #12 spot this week. The singer's Xscape project has sold 25,358 units this week, the fourth week of the effort's availability. Jackson's Xscape has sold 284,272 units overall. The album is available for streaming via HipHopDX. The project features production from Timbaland and Rodney Jerkins, among others. In August 2013, Timbaland spoke about his work on the Jackson project. At the time, Timbo said the collection would be "something big." 

Iggy Azalea's The New Classic Earns #15 Spot

Iggy Azalea's The New Classic has sold 17,599 units this week to end up in the #15 spot on the chart. Overall, Iggy has sold 163,202 copies of The New Classic. Azalea recently spoke with Billboard about her authenticity. "We get so caught up, especially in rap, with what's authentic, and I wish people would think more about what the fuck that even means," she has said. "One critic was like, 'Why didn't you talk about more Australian things?' I don't understand why I'm supposed to write a song about living in the outback and riding a kangaroo to be authentic."

#4. 50 Cent - Animal Ambition - 46,728 (46,728)

#12. Michael Jackson - Xscape - 25,358 (284,272) 

#15. Iggy Azalea - The New Classic - 17,599 (163,202)

#18. Mariah Carey - Me...I Am Mariah... - 16,090 (74,670) 

#21. Pharrell Williams – G I R L - 13,871 (425,624) 

#28. Jason Derulo - Talk Dirty - 9,410 (107,496) 

#30. John Legend - Love In The Future - 8,969 (529,934) 

#44. Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 - 6,343 (2,128,181) 

#56. Justin Timberlake - 20/20 Experience Complete - 5,358 (992,628) 

#62. Future - Honest - 4,595 (110,506) 

* Data comes from Nielsen Soundscan, rounded to nearest thousand for units above 10,000, nearest hundred for units below 10,000.

 

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306 Comments

  • Anonymous

    the Beauty of Independence EP is available to buy in stores Nov10th

  • Anonymous

    "Curtis overall outsold Graduation ie. sold more worldwide. Also look at the impact GRODT had on 50 in the form he made a lot when other rappers on his label i.e You also forgot about: Beg For Mercy 3million Hunger For More 3million The Documentary 5million Straight Outta Cashville 1million Thoughts of a Predicate Felon 900,000 T.O.S 1million AA is trash, and I'm a 50 fan but the album will top over 100,000units within the next year. That only because of the name 50CENT. Peace!" Yeah they sold a lot of records for a few years but then they got hit by Hurricane Game and now they are all off Major labels and struggling to become relevant again.

  • Anonymous

    Godfather 50 went number 1 in Haiti thats all that matters.

  • Anonymous

    50 flopped nigga , how you go from selling 10 million albums to not even selling 50k lol

  • Anonymous

    50 went triple plat in the hood thats all that matters. gunplay and slowbucks chains are worth a billion records sold.

  • mrnoluv

    You know what's weird is coming on this site for like 5-6 years and noticing the same thing...Em outselling fools. I know most young black cats will go racist or they will say he sold his soul...it's just a trip that 50, Jay, that sorry ass nigga when it comes to sales Nas...put these albums out and they flop, but Em puts out weak shit, ok shit, good shit...but it still goes 2 times plat no matter what. If you don't think Em is the greatest hip hop artist, you are being biased. No one has lasted as long as him and still sold as much...he's the Rolling Stones of Rap. NOT SAYING HE IS THE BEST LYRICALLY, STYLE WISE, THAT IS DIFFERENT FOR EVERYONE, BUT YOU HAVE TO ADMIT, EVEN IF YOU ARE RACIST, BIASED...HE HAS LASTED THE LONGEST, WHILE STILL SELLING THE MOST.

  • Tommen

    When Ice Cube, Rakim, Snoop, KRS, LL, etc. come out and don't sell records nobody bats an eye, because it will never change their legendary status. 50 in that boat whether niggas like it or not.

    • Anonymous

      im not reading all that but it seems like you care way too much

    • Anonymous

      Comparing 50 to those guys... As I said above, 50 stans are the worst. 50 promoted this album 10x more than those guys have their most recent albums, not to mention do anything to get his name in the media from childish videos on twitter to getting back with people he has shitted on. Rakim is an actually good rapper, one of the most respected and influential in the genre, did nothing for 10 years up to the 7th seal and doesn't go pop making songs with Trey Songz. Ice Cube came in the game with classic after classic after classic with content, not dropping one album with eminem and dre's help that people cared about then released the same crap after crap one dimensional music. Snoop released a truly iconic album then stayed at the top of the game for well over a decade, not for 3-4 years like fif. KRS-basically ditto for what I wrote for Cube. And LL had about 10x the influence on hip hop as what 50 had. Get a grip and educate yourself. Just because you like his music and probably got into music when 50 was big doesn't mean he on any kind of a pedestal when ranked against the real legends of the genre.

    • Anonymous

      fine lets compare him to current sales of fat joe, ja rule, nelly and cam'ron! LOL pull up the numbers geek boy i dont got time for that shit like your gay ass!

    • Anonymous

      You just named legendary Icons and artists with longevity in their legacies. LL Cool J = 11 platinum/gold solo albums Snoop Dogg = 8 platinum/gold solo albums Ice Cube = 6 platinum solo albums and 2 more with NWA KRS One = 11 solo albums and 5+ compilations Rakim is considered one of the most influential and greatest emcees of all time he was dropping Platinum albums as far back as 1987 the year that ya boy Drake was born. Ha! They want to compare 50 Cent to all the 45 year old rappers who came out in the 80s and 90s.

  • Anonymous

    Folks need to stop using the 2003 way of thinking in 2014 #4 on the charts show how nobody sells like they used to when #1 sold 156k. 47K indie first week is a respectable # when u factor overhead costs and the larger return.. He paid 0.99 for beats and paid minimal promo for a mixtape. Don't forget the 5k bundles that sold out. Do the math. Most of these rappers on a major spend hundreds of thousands to be on radio and tv to never break even.

    • Anonymous

      have you seen all those videos? lolol some of them were so terrible they were practically free. that hustler video is just him in front of a green screen wearing a suit. then there was the cheap ass one of him and joe just standing on a building.

    • Anonymous

      You talk about others but 50 also make videos for every song among other things. That's not free.

  • Anonymous

    GRODT - 8 million The Massacre - 5 million Curtis - 1 million BISD - 500,000 Animal Ambition - 45,000 You might think its impossible to lose 99% of your fanbase over a span of 5 albums but Curtis did it. None of his singles were succesful and the album got horrible reviews so many people just downloaded a pirated copy rather than waste money on an inferior product with no standout song.

    • Marshall Mathers

      Curtis overall outsold Graduation ie. sold more worldwide. Also look at the impact GRODT had on 50 in the form he made a lot when other rappers on his label i.e You also forgot about: Beg For Mercy 3million Hunger For More 3million The Documentary 5million Straight Outta Cashville 1million Thoughts of a Predicate Felon 900,000 T.O.S 1million AA is trash, and I'm a 50 fan but the album will top over 100,000units within the next year. That only because of the name 50CENT. Peace!

    • Anonymous

      Rick Ross could be selling millions once in his life if he wasn't a lying fraud who searched mens butt holes for drugs he raps about selling.

    • Anonymous

      Curtis would be selling millions right now if he wasn't stuck in 2003 making the same rehashed shit with the same content with average beats that no one wants to hear.

    • Anonymous

      Curtis would be selling millions right now if he wifed a fame whore with a sex tape and wore gay mans clothing.

    • Anonymous

      On the flip side look at Kanye's 5 album span where he forced Curtis into semi-retirement after their sales battle ended in a Kanye West victory. College Dropout - 3 million (2004) Late Registration - 3 million Graduation - 2.7 million 808s and HeartBreaks - 1.7 million MBDTF - 1.3 million (2010) Yeezus - 600,000* (2013) Of course numbs drop over time, even the great Eminem has seen a dip in sales but maintaining support from your core fans is crucial for longevity in the game and maintaining Major label support.

    • Anonymous

      the old dusty fingernail guy is back researching fiddys past sales. sounds like a boring life you have

  • dentaldammboy

    As an long time account for G-Unit Records and I can confirm that Curtis Jackson actually sold 731,533 in actual unaccounted for albums in the United States but he's actually beefing with SoundScan so they are hating on him. We can also add the 2000 actual copies of his $5000 limited edition Animal Ambition bundle from his website so thats 10 milli in the actual bank. G-G-G-G-G-G-G-Unit!! We actually got the rap game by the actual tits!

  • Anonymous

    I feel bad for the 50 fans because they are using 50s Independant status as an excuse for his sales which means they have to admit that 50s original sales success was mainly due to Interscope, Dre and Eminem. Without the Jimmmy Iovine machine, the Dr Dre productions and the Eminem co-sign this dude is just another rapper that fell off and failed to show enough artistic growth to maintain his core fans over a five album span.

  • wouzi

    damn!!! my nigga fif flopped. Hov is the only indie rapper that went over platinum the first week

  • PoloDaTruth352

    Everybody take a breath and relax. Look aT Michael Jackson's sales, now look at Mariah's... 50 is independent man 50k first week is solid. It doesn't make sense for everyone to buy CDs.. I like some of the album and made a playlist on my Rhapsody app for #AA.. why would I buy a CD?

    • Anonymous

      "50 makes music for adults. adults dont buy music." - lol. It's the kids who don't buy music... What planet do you live on? And 50 makes music for adults? You have to be trolling.

    • Anonymous

      50 makes music for adults. adults dont buy music.

    • Anonymous

      50 is hot garbage, the lil homie Earl Sweatshirt just did 49,000 first week sales on an Indie and his brother Tyler the Creator did 90,000 in first week sales without a Dr Dre assisted single with platinum R&B crooner Trey Songz on the hook.

    • Anonymous

      they're also white, its a fact that white rappers sell more than black ones in 2014.

    • Anonymous

      HE flopped plain and simple. Mac Miller and Macklemore are Indie artists and they don't have a Gazillion dollars to spend on promotion but they still make dope music that sells more than Flop ambition.

    • Anonymous

      Good point. Even Mariah is floppin.

  • Anonymous

    Damn Homie what a waste of money, the guy spent millions making this album and it flopped horribly even with all the hype of Reunions, Summerjams, TMZ, disses and 10 blog articles a day for three months.

    • Anonymous

      fat joe sold 12k first week but he has longeivity and 50 doesnt? AA is just a warm up, a reintroduction to the rap scene.... SKI will sell atleast 5 million.

    • future

      Damn homie in the high school you were the man homie what the fuck happen to you? Good points. Karma is a bitch. 50 had everything going for him, the media, fans, peers were all on his side. He had the summer jam build up, G-Unit reunion and a "smart" marketing tactic to promote his new show Power during his album rollout and it still didn't matter. While some will say, we got the old 50 back, others will say, his energy is there, his singles aren't. He has lost his connection to the culture and radio in which at one point he thrived in both. What's funny is, the people he use to diss back in the day from the Fat Joe, Kiss, Nas and Jay have to be laughing right now because 50 now is seeing how hard it is to remain both relevant and have longevity in this game. While 50 has had more success then those guys earlier on he doesn't have the consistency nor longevity they do.

    • Anonymous

      now that you say it like that 50 is a genius for going the indie route!

    • Anonymous

      The nigga filmed a video for every song and went on a nationwide promotional run that included throwing out Mets pitches and headlining Rap musics most hyped concert with SummerJam 50 has been on every blog and every late night or daytime talk show, he dissed Stout at the Knicks game, dissed Diddy and Ross on Instagram and spent 3 months dissing his crew so that their reunion gimmick would make headlines. What more publicity do you need? What can a "Major" do for an international artist with almost a billion dollars at his disposal and his own headphones, TV shows, music label, video game, and website?????

    • Anonymous

      How do you know what he spent on the album? Some of these songs were years old.

  • Anonymous

    DJ KHALED DID 27,000, RICH GANG 24,000, YOUNG MONEY 32,000 FRENCH MONTANA 49,000 ALL ON HUGE MAJOR BUDGETS...AND THEY ALL DIDNT CHART WORLWIDE LIKE 50 DID.. IM A HIP HOP FAN, I GIVE CREDIT WHERE ITS DUE! 47,000 independent, #1 on 3 different billboard charts, #4 in Canada and top 10 in other European contries, plus the #1 urban album in the UK. NUMBERS DONT LIE

    • realish

      hahaha @ you comparing 50 cent to dj khaled or French Montana. daam 50 competing with the d league now

    • Anonymous

      white people? lol okay... its a street album with features from yo gotti, prodigy, styles p, jadakiss, kidd kidd and schoolboy q...

    • Anonymous

      Pretty sure this trash album will be gobbled up everywhere white people are the majority and buy albums solely based off name recognition instead of sonic quality.

    • Anonymous

      Nigga flopped so bad that his gay asss fanboys are comparing his sales to the salesz of DJs sand compilations! hZaZhZZa Nigga take that L.

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  • 50 fell off

    Wow.I just got through listening to the entire 11 track album that 50 calls Animal Ambition.I am disappointed and there is no doubt a lot of Hiphop fans are disappointed too.Too much singing.Too many slow beats.You would think you are listening to another R&B artist instead of the gangster rapper with several hard hits we all used to bump our heads to.No hating here but 50 fell way off especially when you consider how BIG he once was in the game & also the fact that...this is a COMEBACK album. Smh.

  • dentaldamboy

    As an account for G-Unit Records and I can confirm that Curtis Jackson actually sold 731,533 in unaccounted for albums in the United States but he's beefing with SoundScan so they are hating on him. We can also add the 2000 copies of his $5000 limited edition Animal Ambition bundle from his website so thats 10 milli in the bank. G-G-G-G-G-G-G-Unit!! We got the rap game by the tits!

    • Sorta Biz

      That's true. Drake and Wayne can both sell over 700k first week. Well, at least Tha Carter Albums and Drake can. Hov can get close.

    • dentaldamboy

      You're the only one spreading lies. These sales were unaccounted for. Jay-Z, Eminem and Drake could all sell more than 700k too.

    • Brandon

      Really? I'm a fan of 50 and i don't even believe the garbage your spewing. 700k his first week? In 2014 no hip hop album would sell anywhere near that in a first week. Stop spreading lies. 50 k is a solid 1st week number for an independent record, theres no need to distort the facts.

  • AYO

    Game burried 50 cent period

    • Anonymous

      YMCMB, MMG, TDE, Aftermath... all labels that want nothing to do with Game's bipolar ass!

    • Anonymous

      Birdman announced the deal.

    • Sanjay Craig

      The YMCMB deal never came to fruition. And Gam'es reality show got renewed.

    • Anonymous

      For the last time, Game is not signed to YMCMB. When will you get that through your thick skull?

    • Anonymous

      Game's signed to ymcmb. The fuck are you talking about independent?

    • Anonymous

      Wait until Game's independent album comes out and then tell me whos burried! His sales going to drop by 80% atleast withotu Interscope pushing and promoting him! 50 got dozens of ways to eat but Game just has his mediocre compiliation albums and his vh1 show which might be finished now that he busted his girls nose in front of the kids!

  • ayo

    ATTENTION ALL 50 STANS INSTEAD OF CRYING GO AND COP 50 CENT ANIMAL AMBBITION SO HE CAN TOP THE CHART NEXT WEEK WITH I MILLION SOLD ON SECOUND WEEK THAT WILL BE THE GREATEST TURN AROUND IN HIP HOP HISTORY OK GUNIT FANS LETS GO AND COP (LOL)

  • Anonymous

    Lack of intelligent posts below. Goodbye.

  • Anonymous

    Whenever you mention 50, you gotta mention Ja rule too. He made his career of ja rule, if it wasn't for ja, 50 wouldn't exist. So, 50 stans, thank Ja rule for bringing 50 to the game. 50 been dickridin ja rule's dick for almost 15 years now.

    • the future

      What's sad about this....is no one will ever admit but Ja's catalogue is so much stronger then 50's. Yes 50 has more accolades and more overall success, especially with his business ventures. But outside of 50's two albums and GRODT soundtrack his albums have been wack! If you look at Ja's catalogue, His first three albums are all dope! and his '04 album Rule was solid.

  • Anonymous

    Ja Rule Pain is love 2 = almost 90 mil sold 50's animal whackness = 46k? LOL JA RULE BURIED THIS FOOL!!!

  • Anonymous

    they calling game irrelevent and telling him to stop his wack music but on the other hand u have this pussy nigga 50 who everyone loves and support even though he makes crap music selling nearly half as much as jesus piece did. the game the most underrated rapper and 50 probably the most overrated

    • Anonymous

      Imagine what Game will sell now that he doesn't have Interscope backing him, could be a 75% drop in sales....

  • Anonymous

    HHDX gave Animal Ambition 2 out of 5.

    • Eron Rousell

      lol read dat fools name backwuds lmao!

    • Tob Maps

      What does Harold Houston's Daily Xamination have to do with anything?

    • Anonymous

      i dont let some white geek who doesnt know anything about hip-hop dictate my opinions on music. I think the user reviews are much more telling of how it really is and according to 243 people who voted it averaged a 4.15/5!

    • Anonymous

      HHDX Writers always hate on 50. They are dick riders. If HHDX give it a 2 then it's probably a 5

  • CarterMan

    Sometimes being more relevant is more important than having dump trucks full of money. Wayne can walk into any restaurant and get a table without a reservation. 50 can't even cut in line at the bank anymore!!!!!!

    • Anonymous

      Any person that's famous worth 100Ms can cut in line. Dude is getting money outside of rap so when you talk the relevant BS. I can tell you a product of mass thinking. Think for yourself coward

  • Ricky Rozay

    Rick Ross Projects Port of Miami: 8.5/10 Trilla: 7/10 Deeper Than Rap: 8/10 Albert Anastasia EP: 6/10 Teflon Don: 10/10 Ashes To Ashes: 7.5/10 Rich Forever: 10/10 God Forgives, I Dont: 9/10 Black Bar Mitzvah: 7/10 Mastermind : 8/10 50 has ONE album over 8/10 (grodt) Bawse!!!!!!!!

  • WESTCOAST

    G-Unot has been buried for years. Game ethered them and none of them (especially this bitch 50) have been the same since. Now, while 50 starts giving away albums for free and they still flop, Game is on the West coast kickin the shit out of 50's friend 40 Glocc,LOL! #G UNOT

  • Pedro Cortez

    Every time there's a article dedicated or referring to 50 cent, there are going to be fucking dick-riding wiggers around due to 50's affiliation with Eminem.That being said, 50's entire career was sparked by beef. What catapulted him to hip hop fame was him beefing with Ja Rule and then before that, he had Jay-Z rapping, "I'm about a dollar, what the fuck is 50 Cents?" after 50 did a diss song against a lot of rappers in "How to Rob." After the Ja Rule thing, he went after Jadakiss, Fat Joe, Nas and Game. Since then, the man's beefed with people like Steve Stoute for speaking the truth. Outside of the US and the white suburbs, 50 cent has not been as relevant in hip hop in the black American community in many years. That's a fact!

    • Anonymous

      His career was sparked by being ambitious, consistent in his actions and believing in himself long enough for something to pop off for him. That's why he's still winning and hoe ass niggas like yourself are on the sideline watching another man make millions while you hate on him at the same time. You broke bitch!

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  • Game

    All 50 cent stans talk about is his money because it's nothing to talk about music wise. The man had 1 hot album since 2003.

  • Anonymous

    46K as an independent artist with an album that has been dropped before its release is considered Good. I believe that 50 did a good job, not his biggest fan but you have to respect what he did. Street King Immortal is the real album to watch for, 50 showed that he had easily 46K fans willing to buy an album that has already been put out without any media help by a corporation which is great. I'm a Game fan too but his OKE mixtape barely sold 5K first week so I guess you can't compare.

    • Anonymous

      Game RIPS it in a variety of other peoples styles! LOL flow jacking ass name dropping biotch!

    • THE GAME

      The thing is 50 still sounds the same as he ever did and has no diversity of styles. Game RIPS it in a variety of styles to any beat and adds different twists to his rhymes. 50 is trash and has never stepped up his game to be able to hang with anybody let alone Game. Hence the reason he hasnt made a good album since 2005. 50 will NEVER be on the charts again!!!

    • Anonymous

      for real man hes just re introducing himself back into the game

  • Anonymous

    40k times $8.00 = $320,000 then he gets a dollar for each 1,000 youtube views. not to mention the 0.70 he makes off each digital single. plus his live show and merch money fifty aint flopping he indie now and that money good

    • chiva02

      Y'all 50 stans are funny. You have no idea how much that dude is gettin, money-wise. Just stop. Worry about your own pockets.

  • Anonymous

    Damn homie ya album flopped so bad that ya groupies callin it a mixtape

  • Anonymous

    how is it even important, when all the tracks were given for free. you can just download them of course its not going make big numbers. i got it though, its pretty decent this is just the start of 50 and gunit watch

    • ayo

      APART FROM DOCUMENTARY ALL THE GAMES ALBUM ARE FREE BEFORE ITS ON SALES BUT HE ALWAYS MAKES GOOD NUMBERS JESUS PIECES A WAY BETTER THAN ANIMAL Ambition nigga mad at dre beat,,,,,,sms audio flopped

    • Motown

      Yea its the death watch for gunit, nobody checkin for them bro, its over!

  • D

    Ashanti was independent and did 30k in 1st week numbers back in March and 50 barely out sold her, 50 fan just be fans and leave it at that. you don't need to defend being a fan of anyone but don't act like 40k is a win it is a complete failure in any manner, indie or not

  • Anonymous

    Rozay running the game right now.

  • Anonymous

    50's passed his prime in terms of rap commercial appeal...he's still super talented but there's a lot of people better than him that have come out in the last decade that weren't out during grodt...Kanye West, Drake, J. Cole, Kid Cudi, Lupe Fiasco, Kendrick Lamar, Wale, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross etc...plus all of the people that were out in 2003 but grew in popularity since like Jay-Z and Lil Wayne...that's what happens in industry's you're a standout until people more talented than you come and then your deprioritized...thats life

  • Anonymous

    50 was going to lose regardless with these stupid ass haters on blogs he done shit numbers they say he's irrelevant but if he sold solid number he bought his album. You lot are taking time out of your day to talk about 50 good or bad so he can't be that irrelevant

  • Quez

    Y'all do realize that's what you're suppose to do when you are at war with somebody he pointed out his enemies shortcomings while bigging himself up. He never clowned anybody for being independent he said Koch was a graveyard, also what has The Game's numbers looked like since The Documantary, what did Ross do before Diddy? Ross still has never went platinum once not even at his hottest. 50 did better than projected and this is a nice warm up for SKI.. 50 is just heating up beat it's gonna be a hot summer with G-Unit running it

    • Anonymous

      Game is on eOne now, you can expect his sales to drop by 75-80%!

    • Anonymous

      game was on interscope. 50 new album is indie so u cant compare a machine like interscope to an indie label wit 20 employees

    • Anonymous

      Game sold over twice as many copies of his last record in the first week, over 80,000, as 50 Cent did here.

  • da1

    Wow 50 cent 03' and 05' hell even 07' is a distant memory. But the only reason people harp on this is because he was the one who made a big deal about record sales to begin with. If it weren't for him bragging about his sales all the time with the first 3 albums then people wouldn't criticize him as much about it.

    • Motown

      @ anon, how the fuck do your stan ass know what he cares about, are you actually 50 hiding under the anonymous moniker? If so this comment is for you...give it up bro, leave music to the artist who actually care about what their doing and not driven by they ego, you rap about the same shit over and over, your headphones aint popping, your energy drink didnt last, your clothing line was corny and stop saying actuall so damn much.

    • Anonymous

      He don't give a fuck about critizism. Niggas been having opinions about him and he stays winning like always. You are the nigga that's stupid while he laughing straight to the bank while yo broke ass on here hating on a rich man! Herb

  • John jacob

    People who hate 50 and people who love 50 both lost. 50 selling 46k in ridiculous, but the fact the album 38min long 2008 beats, we all know its a mixtape. He promoted cuz he knew gunit was coming back and his power show became #1. He made money off the hype...even though it sold shit numbers. Everybody arguing at an indie artists that played everyone. If he cared about numbers he would have pushed it back like ski..

    • Anonymous

      He also put out a a song a week starting months before it's official release. Add those numbers and add the fact that he's a worldwide artist. What are his numbers worldwide?

  • ReverseHustling

    21K all week and at the end of the week last day remaining 20K in one day lol GTFOH Nice try Curtis...buying ur own abum lol

  • Anonymous

    50 made more money from aa than ross did from mm

  • Anonymous

    50 sold more than I expected... Which was 30k at most.

  • Anonymous

    its a flop lol and its fun to point out cause 50 LOVES to talk about what other people sold and what he sold damn near every interview hes gunna bring up get rich lol but if he keeps dropin albums gunit records could be the next strange music...

    • Anonymous

      Hoe ass nigga the numbers don't lie. You blind the facts bitch!

    • Motown

      @ anon^^^^we dont believe you, you need more people lol

    • Anonymous

      Only broke niggas happy because they perceived someone's actions to be a failure. I look at the success. He's earning a lot of money off of each cd. He sold more than 46k because he sold 15,000 units of each single before he dropped the album (those are just the U.S numbers could have sold more worldwide) and the worldwide numbers haven't been released. It's a win to me the #1 hip hop album and the #4 overall. If that's bad you need to suck a dick like you already are you fag!

  • Anonymous

    It sold just 10k less than montana's album which had more hype and guests and was on major.

  • karma

    karma is a MF. first 50 went on to talk about when u don't sell ur not shit,,when ur indy your wack now hes an indy artist who prob bought 20k himself. and it still sold under 50k. 50 flop its over.

    • Anonymous

      And you are on your computer hating a millionaire. So what does that say about yourself? Exactly you ain't shit!!!!!!!!

  • LOL

    LMAOOOOOO 46k. hahahah he couldn't even do rick ross numbers hows irrevelancy feel 50. FLOP.

  • Anonymous

    flopper carey sold independent label numbers. smh

  • Stans R Mad

    Mixtape my ass, nobody puts that kind of effort into promoting a fucking mixtape, you anounce it on your twitter account and tell the date it dropts on datpiff, livemixtape or any other website and be thru. You don't go out and throw the first pitch of a baseball game for a "mixtape" GIVE IT UP HE FLOPPED!!!!!

    • Anonymous

      @Motown "Everybody has the ability to sell overseas" You don't know shit. Name me the artist that tour overseas and I guarantee it's only the mega super stars in America. You don't know shit but how to hate you Hoe!

    • Anonymous

      @Motown hoe ass nigga I'm speaking on success. Yo dumb ass so focused on anothers downfall you cant even tell the difference whenn a person is winning or losing. To you Even when someone is winning you only see what you percieve to be losses. Eat dick homo. Learn to see success and maybe yo broke ass will start getting money Bitch ass nigga!

    • Motown

      @ anon we talking us sales you piece of shit, every artist has the ability to sell over seas but was 50 mentioning that when he was dissing rappers for low sales? face it little groupie girl he flopped so take off that little gunit tank top off and go kill and bury yourself with his career lmao

    • Anonymous

      No you mindless bitches (50 haters) are blind to the truth. He sold 20,000 plus units of each of his singles before he dropped the album. Win. He's the #1 hiphop album out. Win. #4 overall. Win. He's independent label owner not just artist earning 7 times as much per cd than an artist signed to a major label. Win. Plus you bitches think money is only made in the U.S. He is a global artist so the 46K are only his U.S. Numbers. Win Plus he a Millionaire who started from the bottom. Win. And you are broke haters who can't rub to nickles together if someone put a gun to your head!!!

    • Motown

      50 cent stans catch feelings about him flopping but wont buy the album lol

  • Anonymous

    That's a lot of money for a mixtape 50 smart motherfucker

    • Motown

      @ anon lol you sound like a real broke gunit sensitive faggot trolling up and down the feed catching feelings and trying to defend 50, get his dick out your mouth bro

    • Anonymous

      No you mindless bitches (50 haters) are blind to the truth. He sold 20,000 plus units of each of his singles before he dropped the album. Win. He's the #1 hiphop album out. Win. #4 overall. Win. He's independent label owner not just artist earning 7 times as much per cd than an artist signed to a major label. Win. Plus you bitches think money is only made in the U.S. He is a global artist so the 46K are only his U.S. Numbers. Win Plus he a Millionaire who started from the bottom. Win. And you are broke haters who can't rub to nickles together if someone put a gun to your head!!!

    • Get Em

      @MoTown Get em, calls these dickriding, nut juggling stans out. Some are in love with 50 so much they are blinded by the truth. The nigga flopped give it up. They want to bring up worldwide sale...get the fuck on with that. He has money true, but nobody wants to hear them tired ass raps.

    • Motown

      Nigga it was promoted as an album until he couldnt get a buzz for any of the singles lol and now that if flopped you stans want to call it a mixtape...for every artist that sells under 50 thousand just call it a mixtape lmao

  • Anonymous

    It's a danm fucking mixtape y'all dumb bitches

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  • Anonymous

    btw the album is hott besides like 2 tracks

    • POPE

      only tracks i wasnt feeling was animal ambition and they know. th erest is fire. flip on you is dope.

  • Anonymous

    Why does how many records 50 sold care so much to ya'll? Face it. 50 been winning. He's sold more records overall than your favorite artist twice over. Im not tryna ride the 50 bandwagon, I'm just sayin this album (which he released before it's actual release date intentionally) isn't about the sales for him. It's about being independent and having ambition. Quit hatin' on the man. 50's a real dude and made something for himself. Ya'll mad corny talking about his sales like it actually means something to him.

    • Motown

      @ anon your mother is the hoe and she probably left you like 50's mother left him, wake up you stan 50 dont give a shit about your broke ass, quit dick riding him bro.

    • Anonymous

      @Motown you hoe nigga! At that time it was about sales. fast forward to today. No artist but a few are doing big numbers and when you compare today's big numbers to any artist back then, it's no comparison. 46K when he was talking about sales then wouldn't have earned you a place on the bilboard 100. Now 46k is the #1 rap album. So if you don't acknowlege that you are just a hater and probably mad at your miserable life hating on rich folks all day. Motown eat a dick you fag!

    • MOTOWN

      ^^^@50 cent as anoynomous, 50 started the issue about an artist inability to sell and with his ego of course he cares if he sells or not why else would he put the album out for sell, and we not talking about past album sells we're talking now, vanilla ice sold a ton of records back in the day, we talking about selling records put out today

  • Anonymous

    I bet bruthadee's happy that ross outsold 50.

  • Anonymous

    So now we're counting singles as apart of album sales? LOL Come on 50 fans...your boy chastised everyone else for weak sales, talking about how much the label recouped, clowinin dudes for being independent, etc. Now your boy is flopping, you want to change the argument and reverse it like sales don't matter.

    • HEAT

      @614grind, i mean fell off in terms of record sales bro, i reconize that 50 cent as a brand and buisness man is still good or how else could he get on every talk show and media outlet as well as sell out concerts

    • Joe

      Labels need big sales to RECOUP this foo is independent so he actually makes money right away

    • 614grind

      The industry model in 2007 no longer exists. You can't hold those statements against him in 2014, especially when he's worth 9 figures and has a music portfolio of > 30 million records sold. It's impossible for him to fall off regardless of what he sells now.

    • HEAT

      Cosign... niggas even talking about worldwide sales trying to change the game and give this dude an excuse

  • @Artise1

    2014 Hip-Hop / Rap Albums: Kid Cudi - Satellite Flight (Major) 87,000 Schoolboy Q - Oxymoron (Major) 139,000 Rick Ross - Mastermind (Major) 179,000 Young Money - Rise of An Empire (Major) 32,000 YG - My Crazy Life (Major) 61,000 Mobb Deep - The Infamous Mobb Deep (Independant) 7,100 August Alsina - Testimony (Major) 61,000 Asher Roth - Retro Hash (Independent) 6,100 Iggy Azalea - The New Classic (Major) 52,000 Future - Honest (Major) 53,000 Styles P - Phantom & The Ghost (Independent) 4,331 Tech N9ne - Strangulation (Independent) 36,000 50 Cent - Animal Ambition (Independent) 40,188

  • Anonymous

    It's hiliarious how 50 stans were saying it would beat ross.

    • 614grind

      I'd bet he already beat Ross in margins with this lil' appetizer album. Once SKI comes out, then be sure to check back in.

  • drizzy!

    I don't understand why people are surprised 50 sold as little as he did. 1) Few people pay for music anymore, which I'm sure you're all aware of. 2) Big Black men who rap about drugs, killin' niggas and who claim they are in these streets or were deep in these streets not too long ago, don't sell records anymore. 3) The rappers who do sell albums like...Eminem, Macklemore Drake, Kendrick and J. Cole...are either more digestable and relatable to most people, are at least part White or were co-signed by Dr. Dre or some combination of those things. 4) Then you have Kanye and Jay-Z clinging on, but they can cling on because they aren't perpetuating that street thug life. They are high society now.

  • MOTOWN

    This nigga 50 never would have reunited with gunit, or had New York rappers on his album if he was still hot, nigga then fell off now he wants to be friends with all the rappers he use to diss and look down on

  • MOTOWN

    Lol niggas making excuses for this monkey...he flopped face it hes not hot anymore, yea he has money but we talking about music and nobody wants to hear the same ol shit he raps about from a million dollar buisness man

  • Anonymous

    ROSS WINNING!!! IT MUST BE SAD TO SEE THAT 50'S PEOPLE WON'T SUPPORT HIM.

  • HEAT

    50 had major media for the roll out of this album,even more then most artist on major labels, these are horrible numbers and prove that he doesnt have they selling powere he used to brag about, he was the one who always put emphasis on numbers

    • HEAT

      @ small bizzalls, he was on Jimmy kimmel, Good morning america, nigga threw that bad pitch and was on all the media outlets as a result talking about it and always ended with Animal Ambition re date, everyone knew he had an album coming out he just did summerjam and was on the breakfest club and every other radio station, he got just as much press and promo as he did when he was with a major, he just flopped bro face it

    • BS

      Man kill that shit!!!. With facebook, twitter and all these social media outlets how can people not no he is dropping an album. Hell he was doing interviews and on most websites headlines promoting the album. Nobody wants to hear him anymore, face the facts and stop living in denial. If what you say is correct he should have more sale next week than his first week sale.

    • Bizzalls

      No he didn't, you idiot! WTF are you saying?? He had a good amount of promotion on the Internet, but a lot of people didn't even know it was dropping! AND, 50's been out of the game for a long ass time now, 50K is not that bad. If he was still on a major label, I'd say 50K was bad but he's INDY now. That's great for an indy album!

  • ayo

    FLOP FLOP FLOP...... WE TALK RAP NOT SALES FROM I MILLION IN 1 WEEK TO 46K FLOP CHECK CASH MONEY SALES(wayne)

  • Anonymous

    I'm surprised Pharrell hasn't even gone gold yet.

  • Anonymous

    Since when did the #1 hip hop album and #4 overall become a flop?

  • Anonymous

    50 Cent & Rick Ross FLOPPED BAD!

  • @esotericscriptz

    Animal Ambition is the last album out of a 5 album solo deal (group albums/compilations didn't count) 50 owes Universal/interscope (caroline is still under Universal Banner) They made the mistake in telling him he could keep the proceeds of any single he released with a video .... so he released them all (smart or not you decide)

    • HEAT

      Exactly! these guys believe everything 50 says, even that bull 50 said about him getting 23 mill from Interscope, that would have been in forbs and every other financial magazine clearly 50 likes to exagerate

    • Anonymous

      You niggas are funny. Now y'all know the intricate details of his deal with interscope? Give me a break.

  • Notorious J.I.M.

    this guy has fallen so far. I read early projections were 30K at best, so I'm guessing he helped his own sales as well. Are people actual even waiting on a G-Unit album? I'm so tired of websites like this being paid to hype artists, rather than just talking about what is relevant. No one cares for 50's music or his terrible films. I saw him on Kimmel dressed as a witch from a Disney movie, oh lord he's clutching at straws now

    • Anonymous

      Kanye still went gold even with an experimental edm album lol. Still winning over 50 several years after their show down.

    • Anonymous

      50 Cent sold less than Rick Ross, nuff said! nobody is going Gold!

    • Anonymous

      Only broke people hate on others success. Get money you broke ass nigga!

    • Anonymous

      early projections are educated estimations based on the first 24-48 hours the albums released... they can be wrong and have been wrong in the past

  • Anonymous

    I think everyone should read this, it really explains 50's decision to put out pretty much the whole project individually before the CD came out, which would hurt the sales... > http://slumz.boxden.com/f87/last-album-obligation-2081908/

  • jeffe effe

    curtis stop buying your album lol with slowbuck chain money

  • Anonymous

    If every 50 stan here on this very comment page defending 50 and cursing people out bought his ablum...he did be gold 1st week. But i guess even these *1diots* know the album was garbage.

    • Anonymous

      Nigga said "puerto rican math" LMAO And fuck y'all 50 haters

    • Anonymous

      @anon2 lol...why u mad at me for stating the obvious f4ggot? Dont b mad Curtis album flopped. It dont concern u biatch. Curtis rich as hell while u still in ur moms house 4ucking ur sister. lol...i feel u bro. Ur life sucks.U got to eliminate urself fool. Now u the fucking idiot. Dont b mad. Go buy 2 copies of 50's album then hang urself LOOOOOOOOOOOOL

    • Anonymous

      ^^^Ethered 1st Anon

    • ^^Sarcasm, not so much?

      Wow, 2nd anon. is a complete dipshit who couldn't decipher the exaggeration on the part of the first anon.. Your overwhelming urge to fight for 50 on these blogs has blindsided your judgement abilities, to see anon #1 was using a highly exaggerated number.. Get outside a little more, anon #2...

    • Anonymous

      is that puerto rican math? i count 107 comments, and a lot of of them likely from 50 haters like yourself and then of course the stans responding. now lets say everyone of those comments was from a unique person, so 107 more copies of animal ambition sold brings us to 46,834 and therefore makes no difference and would bring him NO WHERE CLOSE to gold you fucking idiot!

  • Anonymous

    50 makes more money from 50k albums than ross makes selling 150-200k

    • RONNY

      Proof? It's common sense. 50 Cent is INDEPENDENT now. Ross is on a MAJOR. 50 gets at least 3 times more per album sold than an artist on a major label. So it ends up being at least around the same amount of money if not more.

  • Anonymous

    Artists & Labels are not all the way clear when they announce deals or splits etc Animal Ambition is the last album out of a 5 album solo deal (group albums/compilations didn't count) 50 owes universal/interscope (caroline is still under Universal Banner) They made the mistake in telling him he could keep the proceeds of any single he released with a video .... so he released them all (smart or not you decide) so let's not forget he already made a 3 million profit regardless of sales which in comparison to a rapper on a major required to sell 500k and tour half of U.S.A to get that money. Secondly he got payed 23 million to leave interscope, keep that in mind. You probably win financially but to the general public if album numbers don't come back decent it looks like a loss (and rightly so) because we created the whole sales thing back in the day we can't change it now if things aren't looking good ... No excuses it is what it is ..... money isn't everything ...... 50 can still pull a crowd and sale shows. Remember that worldwide 50 still matters. In the States he's old news unless you're into his brand of music. And as mentioned if the jams are good enough he'll get more light on him again. Obviously the biggest radio stations are still wanting to hear from him and interview him so he can easily create that interest. And if true that way he did singles for every song is smart as hell.

  • DamHOMIE

    DAMN HOMIE, In 2003 you were the MAN HOMIE, the F@#K happened to you? WOWWWWWWWWWWW...If this nigga was a stock, he shot to the top fast and crashed and burned out years later. If Jayz was a stock he consistently rose for years and then plateau'd out to a consistent level. If Ross was a stock he went up real slow for years and is continuing to climb upwards. Whose record company artist more popping 50 or Ross? LOL Ross of course Whose get more radio spins on EARTH? LOL Ross of Course Who last record is going to sell more? Animal Ambition or Mastermind? Please don't make me laugh! Ross wins Again. My advice for Fifty is the same I have for Donald Sterling. Please just take your existing money and live out your life. As far as music....It's over.

  • crabs

    Its only first week sales numbers, and crabs want to say he flopped... The singles are selling on iTunes and googleplay. For flopping he still at number #4.. He is doing it independently so its cool... Holla back at the end of the album cycle..

  • facts

    50k album sales, 180k singles sold = win.

    • Anonymous

      gotta me more than 180k, i know the lowest selling ones sold like 20-25k and the biggest Smoke probably pushed 70-80k already.

  • T

    A G-Unit compilation would sell more at this point in his career than a solo album

  • Mars

    LOL 7 million twitter followers and only 40k sales. Ross must be laughing right now.

  • Mars

    HAHAHAHAHA Stans U MAD? This is the ultimate FLOP. Curtis Ja Rule'd himself. The guy is a joke. His name is now only synonymous with garbage records, dressing like it's still 2005, acting in shitty straight to dvd movies, and and oh yeah....garbage records.

    • Anonymous

      ja rule sold 3200 first week and less than 7000 in 2 years. Curtis made decent money off this week alone

  • Anonymous

    Yeah boyy!!! Godfather 50 selling more than Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake, whatchu know about dat?

    • dat nigga Emm

      You must be an idiot and a faggot hiding behind a computer who simply reads but don't understand english. Is that Michael Jackson & Timbalake's album first week numbers???. Are you sure you went to skull bruh bruh. Damnnnnnnnnnn Hiphop nowadays is filled with wanna bees. Internet is getting everything twisted. Shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit!!!!

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  • Rob

    Guarantee that his shows sell out though, more than a lot of other artists that sell bigger numbers. Plus almost no New York artists sell big numbers anymore. But even as a 50 fan, I didn't like this album kind of meh...

  • Anonymous

    Damn I miss those times when people spoke bout the music and not the sales..smh Animal Ambition is pretty dope btw

  • Anonymous

    yo my nigga 50 sellin just as much or more as some of these major label cats like Ace Hood, Tyga, French Montana and DJ Khaled!

  • Anonymous

    I remember when people laughed at Yeezus since it didn't go gold 1st week. Well looks like none of these rappers on this chart who haven't went gold will ever do so in the states.

  • 50boughtHisOwnAlbum

    Nice try Curtis. Buying your own album to generate buzz.

  • Anonymous

    Shit album sales from 50 but this album done what he set out for it to do, get him back in position being talked about in hip hop. Lets see how SKI does in September if that doesn't sell at least 80k its over. At this stage of his career 50 Cent is bigger than rap though

  • Anonymous

    My homie ross outsold 50 4-1. Anyone saying 50 succeeded is delusional.

    • Anonymous

      50 always kept it real, Ross never did. Plus, Ross did songs with Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj (pop stars). Also, Timbaland is a multi-genre producer, not a pop star.

    • Anonymous

      50 was a popstar though. Rick Ross kept it real. Hell , 50 was doing songs with Timberlake and timbaland (pop stars). Pop stars sell more than hiphop.

    • Anonymous

      lol @ "Maybe this round"

    • Goon

      To all who talks about outselling. Maybe this round but please come back when he achieves all the sales and goes diamond. Ok we can talk who did better and compare. Non of the Rick Ross material has been close to Get Rich or Die Tryin, The Massacre, or not even to Power of the Dolar or mixtapes from 2002-2004 Fif flopped anyway

  • Honestly

    No matter how you look at it (not talking about the profit made) 50 Cent fell off. 46K in sales is still low for the artist he still think he is. I guess you can say the numbers are low since he released each song weeks before the album dropped. But was that done to have an excuse for the low sales. One would think he would do 100K in first week sales

    • Anonymous

      u like big homie...your comments irrelevant

    • Dat Nicca Emm

      Bruh, you could tell the Album will be garbage from the reaction of his fans when he first premiered #hold on in Texas to a crowd that wasn't really feeling it. I was thurr and can tell that people didn't like that song even one bit. I guess their perception of an Album's lead single being garbage could tell it all. This is the same dude who said Big Homie by Puff was garbage. Up and comers get to learn from Curtis' mistakes, don't diss another's product or project when you are about to put out new material because it might come back to bit you in the ass. So sorry for them G'unot soldiers who came back together for publicity but will turn to complain sooner or later. Hiphop nowadays is a joke, I better stick to the 90's sound or listen to Ab-soul who ain't here to brag about the cars nor money he got.

    • Anonymous

      because his fanbase grew up and hes trying to make the same music he made 10 years ago these online trolls cant be younger than 21-22 and also if you notice 50s album sales have been on a decline since grodt same as games

    • Honestly

      But by the way his stans get on here each and every week, you think he would have done better than 46k. I don't give two cents about record sales but it's funny how each week fans argue over it and when their artist don't sale well they are no where to be found.

    • Anonymous

      he did 160k first week when he dropped before i self destruct that was 5 year ago...

  • Real Facts

    the fact is 50 straight flopped. 46k for a guy with the name recognition of 50 is a flop no matter what you 50 nut huggers wanna say about he being independent and all that bullshit. If 50 is a brand like his followers tend to say he should have easily done 100k but lets be real here his album flopped.

  • Anonymous

    50 is independent now so he's still winning off the low numbers. Go and checkout thegrandreport(dot)com, they have some good viral videos on there!

    • Anonymous

      lmao *who I've heard recouped*

    • Anonymous

      so youre an accountant at the label? and the only big artist i hearded recoup after his first week in the last ten years was j cole...

    • Bean Counter

      Who he winning? 46K copies? If he make $8 a cd let's round it off to $400K. He shot 10 videos. Paid Features. That billboard in Time square cost a couple 100 thousand! He been flying around the round doing radio and tv interviews. that's shit ain't cheap. 50 LOST MILLION PROMOTING this album/mixtape. Not 1 single released charted. This a BAD LOOK homie.

  • Anonymous

    wow nowadays 47k gets you number 4 on the charts 10 years ago that would struggle for top 20 how times change

  • WTF

    Yo this Iggy biaatch dissed America like a motherfucker in the Billboard Article. She said Americans are bat-shit crazy and mental and ridiculous! ""When I first started rapping, I thought I'd move to the city [Sydney]. But when I got there I was like, 'These people are still not my people,'" says Azalea. "They're still too practical for me. I need some real mental people to be around. I need a lot of batshit-crazy people who are completely excessive and ridiculous. I need to go to America." HipHopDX are you reporting this or what??

    • Rob

      Guarantee that his shows sell out though, more than a lot of other artists that sell bigger numbers. Plus almost no New York artists sell big numbers anymore. But even as a 50 fan, I didn't like this album kind of meh...

    • Anonymous

      thats what we are though...batshit-crazy people who are completely excessive and ridiculous

    • white women are the right women

      Fuck that. HiphopDX should be trying to get video footage of Iggy shaking her perfect ass in a thong. That's what the people want!

  • FOR THE LAST TIME/TECH 9

    50 owns g-unit records he ONLY has a distribution deal with caroline he pays for marketing and the actual album they just deliver the album now game is actually signed to Koch records as an artist they control his marketing and budget game is not indie he on a indie label.

    • Anonymous

      50 is indie, he has a distribution deal with Caroline.

    • Anonymous

      50 isn't indie, he just signed to a smaller label.

    • LOL

      LOL 50 haters are brain dead. Unlike Game, 50 owns his Masters and he can choose his own direction and shit to write about. What songs to put on the album, etc. When to release an album, etc. No other artist can do that, unless your Tech9. Also 50 owns a big percentage of Game's Catalog , that's another fail right 50 sold 47k in his first week, thats 470k right there(10$ per cd) For sure he didnt spend over 150k in Marketing. Remember, all those songs have been recorded while he was still with Interscope, studio time was paid off, producers paid off and everything.

    • Anonymous

      No he's signed to caroline records. He's not indie. Just on an indie label.

    • Anonymous

      Teach these brain dead fuck boys!

  • Iggy

    Is anybody else disturbed at the shit Iggy said about her own country? "Why didn't you talk about more Australian things?' I don't understand why I'm supposed to write a song about living in the outback and riding a kangaroo to be authentic." So writing about Australian things only consists of living in the ouback and riding kangoroo's. She is dissing her own country! wtf?

    • ^

      No, they don't. Plus, those two songs are trash.

    • Anonymous

      The rest of the country disagrees with you. She holds the top 2 spots with fancy and problem.

    • Kaveshan

      Hey bro.that bitch is whack as fuck...she won;t last long...but she shudnt diss her homeland..she also dissed the natives there...she's ugly af 2..go check out her old tweets #hoe killin hip hop i tell u

  • Anonymous

    Hey DX, Why are R&B albums under the hip hop sales?

  • Ricky Rozay

    watch the 5.0 dickriders come out and try to claim that 46k was some sort of hit. All real niggas know that 5.0 flopped. This shit goin triple wood. The same 50 dickrdiers who say Ross flopped when he sold 4 times what curtis did can't say shit now. I been tellin niggas this shit was goin wood and 5.0 career is over. His album sells proved it. Niggas can't say shit now. haha Bawse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • WHAT?

      THIS FAGGOT ABOVE ME JUST SAID "NO-NAME" INDY ARTIST CAN SELL 46K. You are definitely some type of retarded, dog. WTF are you talking about, you Rick Ross cockblowing homo?

    • Anonymous

      no name indie artists? like who?

    • Mars

      LOL yep, this is the definition of a flop. Curtis dickriders are trying to calculate how much he makes per album to gloss over atrocious numbers. No name indie artists can sell 46K and make the same money. Now this nigga flopping harder than Lloyd Banks LOL!

    • Anonymous

      50 had more hype? and a flop is when you dont make back what you spent... theyre both probably still in the red but 50 will recoup a lotttttt quicker than ross

    • Anonymous

      46k copies is a flop for someone this big. Doesn't matter what the chart positions he was in. He could be no.1 overall and still flop.

    • Anonymous

      you're his father? lol

    • Anonymous

      if the #1 Rap album is triple wood and the #4 album in the country is triple wood you are delusional you fuck boy!

    • Anonymous

      Hater. He's just stating facts. Fact is that 50 cent is bombing and rozay sold him 4 to 1 despite 50 having more hype.

    • Anonymous

      how old are you?

  • Anonymous

    And where are you getting the info that 50 bought his own albums? That's hustling backwards. He still has the #1 hip hop album in the country and #4 overall is pretty good. Eat a dick you hater that man is making millions while you are broke at home doing shit!" Rick Ross had the no.1 hiphop album and the no.1 overall album. 5 of them compared to 50's measly 2. Also, its easy being no.4 when the overall album market sucks.

  • Anonymous

    ShIT THAT INDIE BREAD IS REAL WHEN YOU JSUT HAVE A DISTRIBUTION DEAL and not actually signed to a label as a recording artist

  • MrYepp

    he is doing 60-70k first week worldwide on a indepedant hustle, thats a lot of money, prolly more than ricky is doing with his album lol

  • Anonymous

    ahahahahaha!!! Way to go 50!

  • Anonymous

    This proves my point I've been saying for a while 50 has got some shit fans. Independent or not 50 should be able to sell more than 47k if his lazy ass fans actually went and copped the album

    • Anonymous

      ti yes lil wayne no 50s peak was 05 its been downhill since then and soulja boy has like 10 million followers and it got him 15k first week with his last album...on interscope...

    • Anonymous

      exactly, it will be naive to think everyone of his followers will get the album but you'd expect at least 100k, his fans are lousy, you think if Lil Wayne went indie he'd do these number no, T.I no

    • tank

      Excuses Excuses Excuses... Yall need to stop rather or not if he got some lazy shit fans. He still flop.... if you want to say he got some shit fans, then you might as well say the same thing about those other artist who didn't sell much. They got SHIT LAZY FANS as well. I swear yall 50 fans will find a way to make excuses for 50... FACE IT 50 is not as hot as he used to be........ Hes a good business man though... I give him that. HES RICH.... I give him that too.

    • smh

      He has like 7 million twitter followers and only 40k sales. Lmao That makes no kind of sense. Fail!

  • Anonymous

    you can be 4th with 40k now?

  • Anonymous

    Animal Ambition is the last album out of a 5 album solo deal (group albums/compilations didn't count) 50 owes Universal/interscope (caroline is still under Universal Banner) They made the mistake in telling him he could keep the proceeds of any single he released with a video .... so he released them all (smart or not you decide) VERY INTERESTING

  • Anonymous

    I'm a 50 fan but these numbers suck, I know he's independent but you'd still expect him to sell around 100k of his name alone, well he's always said this is a warm up for SKI so we'll see how that does

  • mistermario

    Def Jam Bought Iggy's Azalea's records to hype sells. Her 1st album was garbage, and this 1 is too!!! The ditsy dumb blonde music is garbage!!! That's why T.I. dropped her but he was a foo for pickin her up lol!

  • rapper2freedom

    Artists & Labels are not all the way clear when they announce deals or splits etc Animal Ambition is the last album out of a 5 album solo deal (group albums/compilations didn't count) 50 owes Universal/interscope (caroline is still under Universal Banner) They made the mistake in telling him he could keep the proceeds of any single he released with a video .... so he released them all (smart or not you decide) so let's not forget he already made a 3 million profit regardless of sales which in comparison to a rapper on a major required to sell 500k and tour half of U.S.A to get that money. Secondly he got payed 23 million to leave interscope, keep that in mind. You probably win financially but to the general public if album numbers don't come back decent it looks like a loss (and rightly so) because we created the whole sales thing back in the day we can't change it now if things aren't looking good ... No excuses it is what it is ..... money isn't everything ......

    • Anonymous

      Everyone that I know that use the statement "Money isn't everything" are broke. Get money you broke fuck!

  • rahrahrah

    His approach to marketing this album was interesting. Release all the music, with videos, before the album drops. And stream the album as usual, before release. Who would buy the album after that? People who buy music because they saw the promotions and had a general interest based on radio penetration, but don't visit sites to get free music. I wonder what his revenue streams look like from all of the traffic he generated pre-album release. He must make money off of the fact that just his name in the headlines draws traffic. The industry needs a bad guy. Puff lets him on his network to slander him. I hope Fifty is smart enough to be sharing in the advertising dollars having his name in the title on websites generated.

  • smh

    Lloyd banks last album sold 49,000 lmao and game sold 86,000 I guess theyre more popular than Curtis

  • smh

    Who remembers that fat Joe funeral video 50 cent did where he was crying and saying fat joes career was over because he sold 46K???? lol How ironic. I bet he bought about half of those records too.

    • =(

      ....fat joe did make the charts when he sold 42k it was #6 on the billboard 200 this was back in 08 aaaand he had 2 gil green directed videos who used to charge 200k minimum per video

    • Anonymous

      you have his dick in your mouth. at that time 40k 1st week sales was week. fast forward to 2014 40K will put you the #1 hip hop album. Thats not week. AA is the #1 hip hop album and the #4 overall. Fat Joes didn't even make the charts at that time. Think you fucking idiot

    • Anonymous

      plus you are not counting that each single 50 released before the release date sold 15,000 plus units. Add those numbers to total album sales. 50 Cent is a worldwide artist so we also have to add those numbers. Those are U.S. numbers only! Think before you speak!

    • smh

      ^ No he wasn't on a fucking major he was INDIE and Curtis used to say indies are the graveyard and your career is over if you're on an indie. He also said even if you're on an indie there's no excuse for low sales when an interviewer was talking about ice cubes low indie sales. So take his dick out your butt and stop making excuses for this washed up rapper. Everything he said has come back to bite him in the ass

    • haha@

      how long ago was that? 4-5 years ago? it was ALOT easier to sell records back then too.. fast forward now no one buys music as much.. plus joe was on a major and 50 released ALL the music before hand..

  • @Artise1

    2014 Hip-Hop / Rap Albums: Kid Cudi - Satellite Flight (Independant) 87,000 Schoolboy Q - Oxymoron (Major) 139,000 Rick Ross - Mastermind (Major) 179,000 Young Money - Rise of An Empire (Major) 32,000 YG - My Crazy Life (Major) 61,000 Mobb Deep - The Infamous Mobb Deep (Independant) 7,100 August Alsina - Testimony (Major) 61,000 Asher Roth - Retro Hash (Independant) 6,100 Iggy Azalea - The New Classic (Major) 52,000 Future - Honest (Major) 53,000 Styles P - Phantom & The Ghost (Independant) 4,331 Tech N9ne - Strangulation (Independant) 36,000 50 Cent - Animal Ambition (Independant) 40,188

  • Anonymous

    50 cent must be getting desperate. Estimates showed 30k yet the final numbers say 46k. 50 is buying his own albums again. Still doesn't change the fact that he bombed. And where's the fans that are saying that 50 cent will outsell ross?

    • Anonymous

      independent labels dont have the money to spend on buying albums to promote hype def jam does n has done this in the past so i would say theres a better chance def jam bought some of ross's albums first week

    • Anonymous

      And where are you getting the info that 50 bought his own albums? That's hustling backwards. He still has the #1 hip hop album in the country and #4 overall is pretty good. Eat a dick you hater that man is making millions while you are broke at home doing shit!

    • @Artise1

      It sold 40,188. So your statement is invalid.

  • Done wit

    50 flopped harder than game did on Jesus peice both these gangsters are old washed up dead beats both y'all need to retire especially u 50 animal ambitions my ass more like tamed ambitions get out of the rap game 50 u already rich why don't u go to the island's with your family, g-unit, and that 275 million u have just relax for the rest of your days of your life leave the rap game to the new school kings Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and J.Cole

  • Tank

    I am just waiting to see what 50cent fans gotta say. I bet they all will make excuses for 50. Always gotta talk about other artists flop...... I am a 50 fan too, but numbers don't lie.

    • Anonymous

      The problem is people are comparing 03 album sales to 2014. If you rewind back to 03 with today's albmus sales. the #1 selling artist of today wouldn't even make the top 10 in 03. My point is times changed.

    • Anonymous

      The numbers don't lie. He has the #1 rap/hiphop album in the country right now. That's good and he leaked a song every week which if you look up those sales in the U.S. alone each single did 15,000 units.(onle U.S. numbers) Expand your mind this is a global economy. What is 50's numbers world wide? These are only his U.S. numbers too.

  • dan

    iggy still top 15, outselling future which came out same week lolol

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