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Nicki Minaj On Her Record-Setting First Week

Posted By on December 1, 2010

     Young Money's new first lady Nicki Minaj recently spoke about her first week sales figures for her new debut "Pink Friday" album. Nicki spoke about her album selling around 376,000 copies in her first week (2nd to Kanye West) via twitter…

"Pink Friday has the 2nd highest debut week in the HISTORY of FEMALE RAP w/375,190 units sold. Thank u sooo much 4 supporting this project!," Minaj tweeted Wednesday (December 1).
"Interesting. Lauryn sold 422,000 in the 1st wk w/Miseducation! That album wasn't categorized as HipHop/Rap under "genre"."
"So Pink Friday under the 'HipHop/Rap' genre has the highest selling first week from a female in HISTORY. #cheers."
"The previous holder of highest 1st week sales for a female RAP album was missy elliott's 'under construction' with 260K."
"I am in the company of 2 amazing groundbreaking women & for that, I am beyond grateful. S/O to Lauryn and Missy. #PinkFriday" (Nicki Minaj's Twitter)


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