Search Menu

The Biggest Hip Hop Album First Week Sales of 2012

The Biggest Hip Hop Album First Week Sales of 2011

The Biggest Hip Hop Album First Week Sales of 2013

Dark Light

Kendrick drops his highly anticipated major label debut; 2 Chainz solidifies his position at the top of the rap game; Nicki Minaj follows up with her sophomore; and Nas drops a new album after 20 years in the game.

Here are the biggest hip hop album first week sales of 2012.

10. Gespaltene Persönlichkeit by Xavas

Released: 2012

Label: N/A

First week album sales: 100,000

Singles: “Schau nicht mehr zurück”

9. O.N.I.F.C. by Wiz Khalifa

Released: December 4, 2012

Label: Atlantic, Rostrum

First week album sales: 141,000

Singles: “Work Hard, Play Hard”, “Remember You”

8. Based on a T.R.U. Story by 2 Chainz

Released: August 14, 2012

Label: Def Jam

First week album sales: 147,000

Singles: “No Lie”, “Birthday Song”, “I’m Different”

7. Life Is Good by Nas

Released: July 13, 2012

Label: Def Jam

First week album sales: 149,000

Singles: “Nasty”, “The Don”, “Daughters”, “Cherry Wine”

6. Dreams & Nightmares by Meek Mill

Released: October 30, 2012

Label: Maybach Music Group, Warner Bros.

First week album sales: 165,000

Singles: “Amen”, “Burn”, “Young & Gettin’ It”, “Believe It”

5. Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head by T.I.

Released: December 18, 2012

Label: Grand Hustle, Atlantic

First week album sales: 179,000

Singles: “Go Get It”, “Ball”, “Trap Back Jumpin”, “Sorry”, “Hello”

4. Cruel Summer by GOOD Music

Released: September 14, 2012

Label: GOOD, Def Jam

First week album sales: 205,000

Singles: “Mercy”, “Cold”, “New God Flow”, “Clique”

3. God Forgives, I Don’t by Rick Ross

Released: July 30, 2012

Label: Maybach Music Group, Slip-n-Slide, Def Jam

First week album sales: 218,000

Singles: “Touch’N You”, “So Sophisticated”, “Hold Me Back”, “Diced Pineapples”

2. good kid, m.A.A.d city by Kendrick Lamar

Released: October 22, 2012

Label: TDE, Aftermath, Interscope

First week album sales: 242,000

Singles: “The Recipe”, “Swimming Pools (Drank)”, “Backseat Freestyle”, “Poetic Justice”, “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”

1. Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded by Nicki Minaj

Released: April 2, 2012

Label: Young Money, Cash Money, Universal Republic

First week album sales: 253,000

Singles: “Starships”, “Right by My Side”, “Beez in the Trap”, “Pound the Alarm”, “Va Va Voom”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Related Posts