Baby Boy Da Prince and Devin the Dude Top This Week’s Hip-Hop Debuts
New Orleans rapper Baby Boy Da Prince had the highest selling debut of the past week with his debut LP Across The Water, which moved about 25,600 copies and will land at No. 26 on the Billboard Top 200. Next up we have Houston vet Devin The Dude grabbing the No. 30 spot after selling just under 25,000 units of his latest, Waitin’ To Inhale. Consumers picked up 22,000 copies of Atlanta group Crime Mob’s sophomore effort Hated On Mostly which will place them directly behind Devin at No. 31. Elsewhere on the charts we see Def Jux founder El-P debuting at No. 78 with about 11,000 copies sold of I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead, his first solo project since 2004. A reissue of late Detroit beatmaster J.Dilla’s Ruff Draft is slated to chart at No. 112 after selling 7,700 hundred copies. Bringing up the rear we have Nashville, TN native Haystack at No. 186 with 4,300 copies sold of his latest, Crackavelli.