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T.I.’s Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head To Push Up To 175K In A Week, Chief Keef Honing In On 55K

 

The sales projections are in for T.I.’s Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head release, and the Atlanta native is expected to do around 175,000.

According to Hits Daily Double, Tip will come in between 150,000-175,000, while the week’s other rap release, Chief Keef’s Finally Rich, will sell 50,000-55,000 copies over the next several days.

In the nine months since he went from an Internet hit to an artists on Interscope, Keef’s legal drama, and poor choices appear to not have been enough to get people interested in buying his release. A blogger for NBC criticized the teen’s music likening his work to that of a “minstrel show.” He’s also been critiqued by fellow Chicago natives Lupe Fiasco, and Rhymefest.

Even with the fodder, Keef tweeted out a message of thanks to his supporters. “Thanks again to all the people that brought Finally Rich today n yesterday and the people that are out buying it now Turn up GBE.”

Taylor Swift is likely to maintain her chokehold on the charts thanks to her Red album which came in at No. 1 this week, pummeling that of The Game. The Compton native’s Jesus Piece release sold 86,000 copies over the last week.


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  • http://morenog7.tumblr.com/ ☮ Djed ☥ Freethinker

    I knew chief would sell between 50 to 80k