Ain’t No Sellin’: Hip-Hop’s SoundScan Struggles

Anyone who tells you sales don't matter…well they're lying to you, young bucks. It's what the music business is all about. The bottom line. Them official SoundScan numbers. Whether they're praising New York, or swagger-jackin' the South, all the MCs of today really want you to do is get your lazy ass of this computer and head over to Best Buy to cop their latest long player. That's right, kids, there ain't no Santa Claus. And what do I do? I sit back like a piranha and wait 'til the top of Wed morning to see the previous week's sales results. ...

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