Top selling rap albums for May 17, 2008.
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The Roots lead the pack with their latest effort. Rising Down
was the highest selling rap album of the week, having debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 with a solid 54,000 units. Their last album, Game Theory
, entered the chart at No.9 with 61,000.
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Rick Ross' Trilla
holds down the No.2 spot on the Top Rap Albums chart. Trilla
moved 18,000 copies this week.
Despite the popularity of "Lip Gloss," Lil Mama only manages a 19,000 first week showing. Her debut, Voice of the Young People
entered the Top 200 Albums Chart at No.25.
After 5 weeks on the chart, Trina's latest takes the No.4 spot this week. Still da Baddest
features smash singles like "Single Again" and "I Got Thang for You."
Snoop's Ego Trippin''
drops to the 5th position this week.
Newcomer Flo Rida posted 12,800 copies of his debut CD, Mail on Sunday
, to take the No.6 spot.
Units in the City
, the 2nd oldest title on the Top Rap Album chart (10 weeks) takes the No.7 position this week.
Prodigy's second installment in the H.N.I.C.
series coasts to the No.8 position this week.
The bad news is that The Cool
is only No.9 this week. The good news? It's been certified gold for sales exceeding 500,000 units.
The Best of Scarface
rounds off the Top 10. This rashly drawn collection of Scarface's best songs has now been on the chart for 2 weeks.