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Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 6/23/2013 | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales | HipHop DX

Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 6/23/2013 | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales | HipHop DX | j.cole vs kanye west | Scoop.it
Kanye West's sales falter a bit from his previous album with "Yeezus," while J. Cole's "Born Sinner" numbers show tremendous growth, despite missing the #1. Mac Miller stays six-figure strong.

 

This Weeks Sales

#1. Kanye West - Yeezus - 327,000 (327,000)

#2. J. Cole - Born Sinner - 297,000 (297,000)

#3. Mac Miller -  Watching Movies With The Sound Off - 102,000 (102,000)

#15. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist - 23,000 (843,000)

#40. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city - 9,100 (938,000)

#42. Lil Wayne - I Am Not A Human Being II - 8,900 (496,000)

#95. The-Dream - IV Play - 4,600 (42,000)

#121. Statik Selektah - Extended Play - 3,500 (3,600)

#130. Snoop Lion - Reincarnated - 3,400 (50,000)

#175. Kanye West - My Beautiful Twisted Dark Fantasy - 2,600 (1,346,000)

 

Last weeks sales

#2. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories - 48,000 (543,000)

#10. Lonely Island - Wack Album - 28,000 (28,000)

#17. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist - 23,000 (821,000)

#43. Lil Wayne - I Am Not A Human Being II - 10,000 (487,000)

#55. French Montana - Excuse My French - 8,400 (94,000)

#56. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city - 8,200 (929,000)

#63. Action Bronson & Harry Fraud - Saab Stories - 7,600 (7,600)

#88. The-Dream - IV Play - 5,500 (37,000)

#133. Kid Cudi - Indicud - 3,700 (219,000)

#175. Prodigy & Alchemist - Albert Einstein - 3,000 (3,000)


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Thomas McLaren's insight:

Although j.cole did not surpass kanye's album, he came relatively close; closer than anyone ever has. Coming in second to none but kanye, one of his idols, is definitely something to be proud of.

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J. Cole Calculates Outselling Kanye West: "I Don't Feel Like I've Done Enough" - SOHH

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J. Cole Calculates Outselling Kanye West: "I Don't Feel Like I've Done Enough"
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Roc Nation's J.

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This source, www.sohh.com, is not as reliable in my opinion because I feel that the information is opinionated or just assumed. However, a quote is a quote. 

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J. Cole takes on the challenge - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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J. Cole takes on the challenge
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
In the end, "Yeezus" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts, outselling second-place "Sinner" by about 30,000 copies that first week.

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I believe the milwaukee journal sentinel is credible for this topic.The website provides information on news, entertainment,weather,business, etc. Also, I was all for j.cole taking this challenge.

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Kanye West's New Album Will be Called "Yeezus" (Update)

Kanye West's New Album Will be Called "Yeezus" (Update) | j.cole vs kanye west | Scoop.it
Kanye West's new album, which is coming out June 18th, will be called "Yeezus" and feature two new songs that Kanye premiered on Saturday Night Live last night.

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Seeing that Mr. Wests' album was releasing on the 18th of june, J.cole decided to have his album release on the same day to challenge both himself and the world.

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J. Cole Comments On "Born Sinner" Outselling Kanye West's "Yeezus" - HipHopDX

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J. Cole Comments On "Born Sinner" Outselling Kanye West's "Yeezus"
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Upon releasing the video for "Crooked Smile," J. Cole comments on feeling like he has not done enough in Hip Hop. J.

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hiphopdx.com is a credible hip-hop website as well, providing specific news primarily on the hip-hop world. In my opinion, j.cole's success has opened new doors in the hip-hop community.

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