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September is a pretty big month for Hip-Hop and R&B releases. The 10th marked the release of 2 Chainz’ sophomore album B.O.A.T.S. #MEtime, The Weeknd’s official studio debut Kiss Land and Sean Kingston’s third album Back 2 Life.

Tity Boi’s new album personally didn’t impress me much and according to estimates from HDD, he will sell around 55-65k in the first week at retail which is certainly a very low number, considering his first album’s sales and the way Def Jam prioritizes him.

The Weeknd’s Kiss Land failed to deliver on the singles front so I wasn’t expecting big numbers from the Toronto singer but surprisingly, his projections stand at a respectable 90-100k.

Here’s the roundup:

Keith Urban Fuse 100-110k
The Weeknd Kiss Land 90-100k
2 Chainz B.O.A.T.S. #MEtime 55-65k
Janelle Monae The Electric Lady 45-50k

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11 Responses to “2 Chainz ‘B.O.A.T.S. #MEtime’ & The Weeknd ‘Kiss Land’ First Week Sales Projections”

  1. Q 12. Sep, 2013 at 12:38 am #

    holy fuck, chainz flopped!!!

  2. Bad Boy 12. Sep, 2013 at 12:51 am #

    So many rappers had disappointing sells this year

  3. G5 12. Sep, 2013 at 12:54 am #

    Im kinda shocked but yes, the album aint special at all

  4. triedge 12. Sep, 2013 at 5:30 am #

    The Weeknd got that pretty sizeable core fan base, and for fans of his style of music, the album really delivers, its a nod to his mixtapes, only in a bigger scale.

  5. Nova 12. Sep, 2013 at 10:52 pm #

    I liked the album (2 chainz) but those projections are very disappointing compared to his debut album smh

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