Lil Wayne continues his stronghold on the charts selling 124,600 copies of Tha Carter III this week putting him about 200,000 units away from double platinum. Rihanna‘s re-release of Good Girl Gone Bad climbs up yet another spot to #8 selling 47,100 copies. Following up right behind Rihanna is G-Unit at #9. Terminate On Sight sold 36,300 copies this week. Usher‘s Here I Stand comes in at #11 with 33,200 sold, while Three Six Mafia‘s Last To Walk rounds out the Top 5 Hip Hop/ R&B artists at #16 with just under 24,400 sold.
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Top 200 Album Sales (Top 5 Hip Hop/R&B)
|1||Lil Wayne||Tha Carter 3||124,676||1,806,562|
|8||Rihanna||Good Girl Gone Bad||47,117||1,441,305|
|9||G-Unit||Terminate On Sight||36,348||138,150|
|11||Usher||Here I Stand||33,253||880,570|
|16||Three Six Mafia||Last 2 Walk||24,391||138,404|
Sales slow down as Plies drops to #17 this week. Definition of Real sold 24,000 copies. Tech N9ne takes a large drop from #12 to #34 with Killer selling 13,400 units. Rick Ross‘ Trilla holds the #52 spot with 10,000 sold. Jim Jones & The Bryd Gang take a staggering fall on the charts from #29 last week to #110 this week. Their M.O.B album sold 6,200 units. Killer Mike‘s newest effort, dubbed a “classic” by Mike himself, entered the charts at #178 this week with 3,500 copies sold.
|17||Plies||Definition of Real||24,063||380,267|
|110||Jim Jones & The Byrd Gang||M.O.B||6,287||23,545|
|178||Killer Mike||I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind Pt 2||3,566||3,571|
Will David Banner see success on the charts? Will Nas‘ controversial new album live up to its hype? Stay tuned as DX brings the play by play.