Tyga’s First-Week Sales Predictions

Young Money/Cash Money soldier, Tyga’s sophomore LP Careless World: Rise of the Last King, officially hit stores yesterday (February 20). Despite reports that it was recalled due to an uncleared sample, everything has since been taken care. The XL rated disc features super star appearances from Nas, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Wale, Chris Brown, Robin Thicke, J. Cole and much, much more. The question is, will the popularity of his hit, “Rack City,” his YMCMB affiliation and the LP’s all-star lineup translate into sales? The XXL staff weighs in with their first-week sales projections. Stay tuned to XXLMag.com next Wednesday (February 29) for the official Nielsen SoundScan results.—XXL Staff (@XXLStaff)

Jesse Gissen – 75,000

Carl Chery – 60,000

Ralph Bristout – 89,000

Mark Lelinwalla – 70,000

Samtubia Edwards – 40,000

Jayson Rodriguez – 64,000

Adam Fleischer – 63,000

Add to the conversation with your own projections in the comments section.

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  • traw

    seems low

    • wart

      Do you expect anything huge? I only know one person who even knows who Tyga is, and that’s because I have thrown a song or two of his on CDS before.

  • http://soundcloud.com/be2003 DNKRPR

    He should do pretty well here in Southern Cali, I play his songs in public sometimes and get alot of people giving me props for reppin…

  • yeooooo

    i would go with over 100k

  • M2JC

    Seems about right. He is kind of one dimentional most of the times. Give him props on Far Away though, very deep.

  • keator

    What a complete rip off of drakes cover…

    70K max

  • jc

    all ya nikkas is buggin tyga should sell more than 200,000 copies jus for the simple fact that his album is better than drakes album