Hip Hop Album Sales For Last Week -Who’s On Top?
Singer Trey Songz disrupted the charts with his latest, Passion, Pain & Pleasure. Selling just under a quarter-million, Trey may now be Atlantic Records’ biggest star in the wake of T.I.’s legal woes. The Petersburg, Virginia native’s fourth album features Drake and Nicki Minaj. Eminem’s Recovery was right there at #3 this week, behind Trey, gaining some ground after last week’s VMA performances.
Drake’s Thank Me Later slipped two spots to #15 last week. The Toronto emcee’s single “Fancy” gives the sensation a fourth single from his platinum-selling official debut. Usher‘s EP, Versus moved one notch to the #16 spot. The supplementary release to this year’s Raymond v. Raymond fell just two spots. Drumma Boy, Polow Da Don and Jim Jonsin are amoung the producers on the EP, which cleared 85,000 units. Rick Ross approaches 400,000 units sold with Teflon Don. The Def Jam rapper’s fourth official album features work from veterans such as No I.D., DJ Clark Kent and Cee-Lo. Read More