Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 7/7/2013

Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 7/7/2013

It may have taken three weeks, but rapper J.Cole finally got his number one spot for his sophomore album, “Born Sinner”. He beat out Kanye’s “Yeezus” and Mac Miller‘s “Watching Movies With The Sound Off”, which were all released June 18th.

Wale held down the number 2 spot with his album “The Gifted”, which sold approximately 58,000 in it’s second week.

In other chart news, while Jay-Z’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail” didn’t land on the charts this week do to the tracking methods of Nielsen,  his “The Black Album”  re entered the Top 200 almost a decade after being released. This can be attributed to the rapper’s name being literally everywhere in the media lately .

 

Check out other notable chart placements below:

#1. J. Cole – Born Sinner – 58,000 (439,000)

#2. Wale – The Gifted – 50,000 (208,000)

#3. Kanye West – Yeezus – 39,000 (431,000)

#8. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist – 24,000 (890,000)

#23. Mac Miller –  Watching Movies With The Sound Off – 13,000 (138,000)

#24. Pretty Lights – Color Map Of The Sun – 13,000 (13,000)

#32. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city – 10,000 (959,000)

#42. Lil Wayne – I Am Not A Human Being II – 7,600 (511,000)

#107. Starlito – Cold Turkey – 3,800 (3,800)

#193. Jay-Z – The Black Album – 2,500 (3,516,000)

 

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