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Younger rap fans these days may not know it, but back in the mid-00s, Young Jeezy was one of the biggest things in hip hop.

While he wasn’t putting Eminem or 50 Cent numbers back in the day, he had an incredible fanbase who supported every one of his drops with a fervour.

From his landmark debut, Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101, to his latest release, 2022’s SNOFALL, here are the rankings for Young Jeezy’s first week album sales.

The Recession 2

Released: November 20, 2020

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 28,000

Billboard 200 position: 19

Singles: “Therapy for My Soul”

Features: Tamika Mallory, Yo Gotti, E-40, Demi Lovato, Lil Duval, Ne-Yo and Rick Ross

SNOFALL

Released: October 21, 2022

Label: YJ Music, Def Jam

First week album sales: 31,000

Billboard 200 position: TBC

Singles: N/A

Features: Lil Durk, 42 Dugg, EST Gee

TM104: The Legend of the Snowman

Released: August 23, 2019

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 49,983

Billboard 200 position: 4

Singles: “1 Time”, “MLK BLVD”

Features: Meek Mill, Ty Dolla Sign, CeeLo Green, Rick Ross, Gunna, John Legend and Queen Naija

Pressure

Released: December 15, 2017

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 72,000

Billboard 200 position: 6

Singles: “Bottles Up”, “Cold Summer”, “This Is It”

Features: Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, 2 Chainz, Puff Daddy and Kodak Black

Trap or Die 3

Released: October 28, 2016

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 89,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Let Em Know”, “All There”

Features: Yo Gotti, Bankroll Fresh, French Montana, Lil Wayne, Plies and Chris Brown

Church in These Streets

Released: November 13, 2015

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 107,000

Billboard 200 position: 4

Singles: “God”, “Church in These Streets”, “Gold Bottles”, “Sweet Life”

Features: Janelle Monáe, Monica

Seen It All: The Autobiography

Released: September 2, 2014

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 121,000

Billboard 200 position: 2

Singles: “Me OK”, “Seen It All”

Features: Jay-Z, Future, Rick Ross, The Game, Lil Boosie, August Alsina and Akon

Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

Released: July 26, 2005

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 172,000

Billboard 200 position: 2

Singles: “And Then What”, “Soul Survivor”, “Go Crazy (Remix)”, “My Hood”

Features: Trick Daddy, Young Buck, Lil’ Will, Mannie Fresh, Jay-Z, T.I., Lil Scrappy, Akon, Bun B, Lloyd, Slick Pulla

TM:103 Hustlerz Ambition

Released: December 20, 2011

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 233,000

Billboard 200 position: 3

Singles: “Lose My Mind”, “Ballin'”, “F.A.M.E.”, “I Do”, “Leave You Alone”

Features: Snoop Dogg, Devin the Dude, Mitchelle’l, Fabolous, Jadakiss, Future, 2 Chainz, Ne-Yo, Jill Scott, T.I., Jay-Z, Andre 3000, Trick Daddy

The Recession

Released: September 2, 2008

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 260,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Put On”, “Vacation”, “Crazy World”, “My President”, “Who Dat”

Features: Anthony Hamilton, Lil Boosie, Trey Songz, Kanye West, Nas

Thug Motivation 102: The Inspiration

Released: December 12, 2006

Label: CTE, Def Jam

First week album sales: 352,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “I Luv It”, “Go Getta”, “Dreamin'”

Features: R. Kelly, Timbaland, Keyshia Cole, Blood Raw, Slick Pulla, T.I., Project Pat and Three 6 Mafia

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