UPDATE (Aug. 20): Rod Wave’s Beautiful Mind moved 120k copies, Megan Thee Stallion’s Traumazine did 60k and The Game’s DRILLMATIC managed 25k copies in the first week.
Previous story (Aug 13):
A few major hip hop albums released this Friday including the long awaited Beautiful Mind from Rod Wave.
The St. Petersburg, Florida artist has also proved that he has a niche fan base who is always hungry for new music. The 24-song album came after some delays but now that it’s out, the response has been quite positive. The album, which only has two features including one from Jack harlow, is projected to move 120-140k copies in the first week. It will be an easy number 1 for him.
Megan Thee Stallion surprised fans with the release of her new album Traumazine with guest appearances from Future, Dua Lipa, Rico Nasty, Latto, Jhené Aiko, Pooh Shiesty, Key Glock and more. The project, which marks Megan’s last on 1501 Certified Entertainment, is expected to move 40-50k copies in the opening week.
The Game is another rapper who delivered his DRILLMATIC album finally for fans containing a whopping 30 songs. Stay tuned for his projections in the coming days.