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Ever since The Game debuted in 2005 with the monumental The Documentary, he’s been one of the most consistent West Coast rappers ever, amassing a strong catalogue over the past couple decades.

Over 10 studio albums – including three number one albums and a multiplatinum release – and countless mixtapes released over the course of his career, the Compton MC has proven time and time again why he is a staple voice on the West Coast scene.

From his 2005 landmark debut, The Documentary, to 2022’s Drillmatic – Heart vs. Mind, we look at the rankings for The Game’s first week album sales.

Born 2 Rap – first week album sales

Released: November 29, 2019

Label: Prolific, eOne

First week album sales: 22,979

Billboard 200 position: 19

Singles: “West Side”, “Stainless”

Features: Dom Kennedy, Ed Sheeran, 21 Savage, Anderson .Paak, Bryson Tiller, Chris Brown, D Smoke, J. Stone, Just Liv, Masego, Marsha Ambrosius, Miguel, Mozzy, Nipsey Hussle, Osbe Chill, Red Café, Sly Pyper, ToBi, Travis Barker and Trey Songz.

Drillmatic – Heart vs. Mind – first week album sales

Released: August 12, 2022

Label: 100 Entertainment, Virgin

First week album sales: 25,000

Billboard 200 position: 12

Singles: “Eazy”

Features: Drake, Ice-T, Fivio Foreign, Roddy Ricch, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, YG, Ty Dolla Sign, Moneybagg Yo, ASAP Rocky, Jeremih, Pusha T, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, Dreezy, G Herbo, Blxst, Big Sean, French Montana, Tory Lanez, Rick Ross, Chris Brown, Blueface, Twista, Cam’ron, Chlöe, and Cassie.

1992 – first week album sales

Released: October 14, 2016

Label: Blood Money, eOne

First week album sales: 32,000

Billboard 200 position: 4

Singles: “All Eyez”

Features: Jeremih and Jason Derulo.

The Documentary 2.5 – first week album sales

Released: October 16, 2015

Label: Blood Money, eOne

First week album sales: 48,000

Billboard 200 position: 6

Singles: “El Chapo”

Features: will.i.am, Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Nas, DJ Quik, Busta Rhymes, Problem, Anderson .Paak, Lil Wayne, E-40, Ty Dolla Sign, YG, King Mez, and Jon Connor.

Jesus Piece – first week album sales

Released: December 11, 2012

Label: DGC, Interscope

First week album sales: 86,000

Billboard 200 position: 6

Singles: “Celebration”, “All That (Lady)”

Features: Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Kanye West, Common, J. Cole, JMSN, King Chip, Trey Songz, Pusha T, Kendrick Lamar, Tank, K. Roosevelt, Jamie Foxx, Elijah Blake, Future and Young Jeezy.

The Documentary 2 – first week album sales

Released: October 9, 2015

Label: Blood Money, eOne

First week album sales: 95,000

Billboard 200 position: 2

Singles: “100”

Features: Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Kanye West, Future, Ab-Soul, Dej Loaf, Q-Tip, Eric Bellinger, Drake, and Fergie.

The R.E.D. Album – first week album sales

Released: August 23, 2011

Label: DGC, Interscope

First week album sales: 100,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Red Nation”, “Pot of Gold”

Features: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Wayne and Kendrick Lamar, Lloyd, Mario, Chris Brown and Nelly Furtado.

LAX – first week album sales

Released: August 26, 2008

Label: Geffen

First week album sales: 238,000

Billboard 200 position: 2

Singles: “Game’s Pain”, “Dope Boys”, “My Life”, “Camera Phone”

Features: DMX, Chrisette Michele, Common, Ice Cube, Keyshia Cole, Ludacris, Nas, Ne-Yo, Raekwon, Raheem DeVaughn, Travis Barker, Bilal and Lil Wayne.

Doctor’s Advocate – first week album sales

Released: November 14, 2006

Label: Geffen

First week album sales: 360,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “It’s Okay (One Blood)”, “Let’s Ride”, “Wouldn’t Get Far”

Features: Busta Rhymes, Kanye West, Nas, Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound, Jamie Foxx and Xzibit.

The Documentary – first week album sales

Released: January 18, 2005

Label: G-Unit, Aftermath, Interscope

First week album sales: 586,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Westside Story”, “How We Do”, “Hate It or Love It”, “Higher”, “Dreams”, “Put You on the Game”

Features: 50 Cent, Eminem, Nate Dogg, Faith Evans, Marsha Ambrosius, Tony Yayo, Mary J. Blige, and Busta Rhymes.

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