Hip Hop Album Sales: Eminem, Future & Meek Mill (News)

Hip Hop Album Sales: Eminem, Future & Meek Mill

by Victoria Hernandez

“Southpaw” soundtrack, “Dirty Sprite 2” and “Dreams Worth More Than Money” are all in this week’s top ten album sales.

Jill Scott lands at the top of the charts in the debut week of her album, Women. Eminem joins the top five with the Southpaw soundtrack. Future, Meek Mill and Tyrese all remain in the top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 chart. Hopsin also appears in the top 20 strictly off album sales with his independent release, Pound Syndrome.

Future Lands At #2

Future’s Dirty Sprite 2 was dethroned by Jill Scott’s Women. The Atlanta rapper’s project debuted at the top spot last week.

Eminem’s “Southpaw” Debuts At #4

The soundtrack for Southpaw reaches the #4 spot on this week’s chart. The project, executively-produced by Eminem, features original music from the Detroit rapper. The film brought in $16.7 million its first weekend.

Meek Mill Remains in Top 10

Meek Mill’s sophomore effort, Dreams Worth More Than Money, lands at #8 on this week’s chart. This is the Philadelphia rapper’s fourth week in the top 10 after debuting at #1.

Top 10 Billboard Top 200 Rap & R&B Albums For The Week Ending 7/30/2015

Note: The first number below is this week’s “total album equivalent units” count, an intersection of album sales, single sales, and streams implemented by Billboard’s new rating system. A pure album sales figure is available in bold in parenthesis and information about each album’s streaming count is available in brackets.

#2 Future – Dirty Sprite 2 – 53,003 (30,950) [23,057,177]

#4 Eminem and Others – Southpaw: Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture – 49,252 (32,307) [7,893,909]

#8 Meek Mill – Dreams Worth More Than Money – 31,082 (12,743) [16,288,917]

#10 Tyrese – Black Rose – 25,016 (22,481) [1,938,852]

#12 Drake – If Youre Reading This Its Too Late – 21,011 (7,040) [14,503,053]

#18 Hopsin – Pound Syndrome – 17,149 (17,149) [0]

#24 Nicki Minaj – Pinkprint – 14,848 (2,946) [9,519,079]

#25 Major Lazer – Peace is the Mission – 14,375 (1,895) [6,808,152]

#27 J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive – 13,799 (6,187) [7,573,611]

#31 Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise – 12,537 (2,701) [8,086,027]


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