Thursday, August 28, 2008

*Album Sales of 8-24-2008*


Top 200 Album Sales (Top 5 Hip Hop/R&B)


Rank - Artist - Album - This Week - Est. Total
5 - Ice Cube - Raw Footage - 69,763 - 69,763

7 - Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III - 56,820 - 2,263,325

10 - Shwayze - Shwayze - 46,584 - 46,584

12 - Rihanna - Good Girl Gone Bad - 39,301 - 1,675,974

24 - Lloyd - Lessons in Love - 15,611 - 88,997



Make room for the originators! Ice Cube debuts at #5 this week, selling 69,700 copies of Raw Footage. Cube was bested by releases from The Jonas Brothers, Kid Rock, Staind, and the Mamma Mia soundtrack, respectively. Lil Wayne takes the #7 spot this week, selling 56,800 more copies of his double platinum album Tha Carter III. MTV reality stars Shwayze (comprised of rapper Shwayze and guitarist Cisco Adler) debuted their self titled album at #10 this week. The duo sold 46,500 copies. Rihanna's Good Girl Gone Bad continues its reign, this week coming in at #12 with 39,300 copies sold. R&B crooner Lloyd rounds out the top 5 for Hip Hop and R&B at #24 with 15,600 copies sold of Lessons in Love.

Nas holds on to the #25 position with 15,000 copies of his untitled album sold this week, while M.I.A continues to see the effects of her "Paper Planes" exposure in the film Pineapple Express. Kala sold just under 11,000 copies and landed her the #37 spot. Plies' Definition of Real takes #39 with 10,800 sold, as David Banner follows closely behind at #40 selling 10,600 copies of Greatest Story Ever Told. Wu-Tang Clan member GZA debuted ProTools at #52 with just over 9,000 copies sold.


*NOW I ACTUALLY CO-SIGN FOR THAT CUBE ALBUM... CLASSIC... OR NEAR CLASSIC MAYBE A 8-9 SOLID... BUT, NO DEFINITE SINGLE OR REAL AMOUNT OF PROMOTION... SO IT DESERVES TO DO THOSE NUMBERS, I HOPE THE LOCS ON SINGLE FEAT. JEEZY PICKS UP, AND THE ALBUM GOES GOLD...

ALSO, DZA'S PRODUCER HAS A TRACK ON THE ALBUM FEAT. BUTCH CASSIDY... THAT'S A REAL GOOD LOOK...*

New projects with your favorite unsigned A&R coming soon... (And I'm thinking on changing that title... What do y'all think my title should be? Vote at least if you don't comment...) I'm thinking like favorite, Future Mogul, Free-Million Dollar Blogger, or I don't know... Someone help me out... What am I to you? (Hit me up however you can...)

Now u can't watch the videos until you comment or hit me up with a suggestion... (I hope that works...)








-GHOST DA HUSTLA

2 comments:

Ana | August 29, 2008 at 8:59 PM

I think "Future Mogul" sounds more professional but "Free-Million Dollar Blogger" sounds clever but idk and as always u damn psychic Ice cube's album did really well like u said

Anonymous | August 30, 2008 at 3:08 PM

WELL I DONT THINK ITS SO MUCH OF BEING PSYCHIC...ANY BODY THAT KNOWS THEIR MUSIC AND ALOT ABOUT THEIR INDUSTRY WOULD KNOW THAT CUBE WAS GOING TO DO VERY WELL ON HIS ALBUM NOT ONLY IS HE A PRETTY GOOD LYRICIST BUT HE IS THE LEGEND OF HIP HOP. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!