Def Jam recording artist Young Jeezy takes the top spot with his highly anticipated junior album Recession [click to read] selling 259,700 in its first week. The Game [click to read] takes #3 with LAX [click to read] selling 88,700. He was beat out by a new release from the re-united New Kids on the Block, respectively.

After reigning the charts for weeks, Lil Wayne [click to read] clings to the top 10 this week, selling 46,500 more copies of his double platinum album Tha Carter III [click to read]. Rihanna‘s re-release of Good Girl Gone Bad holds down the #13 spot with 32,100 copies sold. Rounding out the top 5 for Hip Hop and R&B is Diddy‘s newest protoge, Donny Klang. Though he couldn’t match the sucess of Danity Kane and Day 26‘s [click to read] #1 albums, Donny makes his mark this week at #19 on the charts, selling just under 22,000 copies.

Rank Artist Album This Week Est. Total
1

Young Jeezy

Recesion 259,782 260,569

3

The Game

LAX

88,705 327,859
10

Lil Wayne

Tha Carter III

46,575 2,362,650
13

Rihanna

Good Girl Gone Bad

32,126
1,745,476
19

Donnie Klang

Just a Rolling Stone

21,955 21,997

Top 200 Album Sales (Top 5 Hip Hop/R&B)
Ice Cube [click to read] comes in at #26 with 18,400 copies sold of Raw Footage [click to read]. MTV reality stars Shwayze hold down the #35 spot with their self-titled album selling 12,100 copies this week.M.I.A‘s Kala climbs five spots to #43 this week with 10,600 copies sold. Nas holds on to the #45 position with 10,100 copies of his Untitled [click to read] album sold this week, while Slim Thug‘s supergroup Boss Hogg Outlawz debut their sophomore album, Back By Blockular Demand, at #48 with 9,700 copies sold.

Other Notables

Rank Artist Album This Week Est. Total
26

Ice Cube

Raw Footage

18,485 118,589

35

Shwayze

Shwayze

12,106 77,155
43

M.I.A

Kala 10,675 302,953
45

Nas

Untitled

10,136 372,661
48

Slim Thug Presents Boss Hogg Outlawz Music

Back By Blockular Demand

9,737 9,816

 With new releases on the horizon form Nelly [click to read] and LL Cool J , who will come out on top? Stay tuned as DX brings you the play by play.