Since it’s the first SoundScan Wednesday of 2009 and because I have access to SoundScan, I went back to check the numbers on 20 rap albums that came out in 2008.
What do you think?-VS

Lil Wayne - Tha Carter 3 - 2,900,400

Plies - Da Realest – 192,100

Common - Universal Mind Control – 166,400

Young Jeezy - The Recession - 719,200

Soulja Boy - iSouljaBoyTellEm – 92,100

Game - LAX - 643,300

Q-Tip - Renaissance – 98,300

G-Unit – T.O.S. – 240,700

E-40 - Ball Street Journal - 68,800

Ludacris - Theater of the Mind – 470,400

Nas - Untitled – 430,400

Killer Mike - I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind – 16,800

Kidz in the Hall – In Crowd – 20,200

Black Milk - Tronic – 7,200

Elzhi – Preface – 5,400

Ice Cube – Raw Footage – 183,400

Lil’ Mama – VYP - Voice of the Young People – 66,200

Foxy Brown – Brooklyn’s Don Diva – 24,800

Ace Hood – Gutta - 58,700

Kanye West – 808’s & Heartbreak – 1,094,900