Kanye West Remains On Top, While Akon Just Makes It Into The Billboard 200′s Top 10

Without any new rap releases on the charts this week, many hip-hop artists were able to hold on to their Billboard 200 position.

Continuing to lead the rap pack is Kanye West who sits tight at the number 3 position for the second week in a row. According to the Nielsen SoundScan 808s & Heartbreak managed to sell around 50,490 additional copies this week making his total numbers round out at 1,145,350.

Moving up one spot is Akon who just made it into the top 10 this week. 26,880 copies of the Senegal sensation’s third solo disc, Freedom flew off shelves this cycle, bringing the Senegal sensation’s overall sales to approximately 377,180.

Like Kanye, T.I. also stays put at 13 again this week as Paper Trail moved 22,360 units. After 15 weeks on the charts, Tip has managed to scan over 1,576,640 copies of his latest effort.Falling 6 spots to number 20 is fellow ATL giant Ludacris. With only 18,850 units sold this go-around, the rapper/actor is about 10,000 units shy of Theatre of the Mind officially reaching gold status.

Self-proclaimed “greatest rapper alive” Lil’ Wayne slid down 3 spots on the charts this week landing at the number 23 slot. The New Orleans heavyweight continues to keep registers ringing, selling 17,770 more copies of Tha Carter III. Weezy’s overall numbers stand at 2,918,180.

After 4 weeks on the charts Florida rapper Plies managed to break the 200K mark, officially selling 206,280 copies of Da Realist . The disc sold 14,150 units this cycle, earning the rapper the number 32 spot. Soulja Boy plummeted 20 spots this week all the way to the number 84 position. The Atlanta teen sold 6,210 copies of his sophomore album iSouljaboytellem over the past week, bringing his total tally to 98,310 discs sold. – Elan Mancini

  • Hate Hate and more Hate

    LOL @ Soulja Girls album sales falling faster than Owen Heart hitting the wrestling mat

    He can’t even break 100k

    LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

    • joe p

      hahaha soldier boy blows dick soo glad he didnt sell

      • http://bf3ars,blogspot.com bf3ars

        damn y u hating hard?

  • http://www.Myspace.com/GulleeBoy Gullee Boy

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    THIS MUSIC PLAYER WILL BE ON THE LEFT SIDE OF MY MYSPACE PAGE
    CHECK IT DAILY HOMIE

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    30 DAY HEATWAVE

    • OG Bobby J

      seriously….you need to quit that shit. Every page? Your shit is certified ga’bage

      30 day throatyogurt

    • EReal

      Hey NutGullpin Boy,

      Everyone wishes you were dead. Time to start that Kill Yourself movement.

  • http://fucksouljaboy.com swisha

    Hope we don’t have to see anymore of this souljass and that he’s the last one of his brand. wack ass piece of shit, he’s a fucking hack that’s what he is..

  • Peru (Chicago)

    Honestly…Soulja Boy might go down in history as the single person to revive Hip Hop. He made us look in the mirror as fans and question what exactly we are supporting. He may be the sparking point to bring Hip Hop back to its roots. Its going full circle. We are back in the early 80′s now.

  • THAT DUDE

    THAT’S WHY I QUESTION THE SOUTHERN FAN WHEN IT COMES TO HIP-HOP.
    HOW THE FUCK DOES PLIES SELL MORE THAN LUDA?!!!

    Its like some of you’ll don’t like lyric’s or you can’t understand em’ & don’t wanna confess!!

    I have even heard some of them front on OUTKAST and despite what his last album moved SCARFACE is still one of the best to ever rock on a mic but I guess he need to start flowing like he left the PLANTATION yesterday and lives in a strip joint!!
    DISGUSTING!!!!!!

    • Caine

      Cuz more women buy CD’s than men. Plies is straight trash, with a solid fanbase…(Women)

      What irks me about Plies, is that this nigga ain’t no young ignorant nigga. He’s very intelligent, and a well spoken young man. However he spews hatred, and ignorant shit out of his mouth to these young dumb ass lil niggas that think he really “Lettin dat choppa go”. A college educated nigga rappin like he ain’t got a 6th grade education. I’ve heard of dumbin it down a lil, but dats just bein fake. You think people won’t accept you because you got a lil intelligence?? Ignorance at it’s finest!

    • Clever

      Plies has no content or intelligent wordplay or subject matter what so ever. I’m from South Carolina, I can’t stand to hear this Nica, He sounds like he’s a Retard, Looking like Kirk Franklin on Pillz, Look like that nica wearing eyeliner. Only reason women purchase his if you want to call that music, is because his Guest appearances, sing through 3/4′s of the song. He sucks ass, I favor Luda, Outkast, Scarface, Bun.B, over him anyday. Alot of these southerners don’t care for Plies either. I believe in Lyrical content, substance.

      • Caine

        When I say he’s intelligent, I was referring to the way he speaks and carries himself in interviews and whatnot…like I said, fake niggaz get no play in my ride.

        • Clever

          I understand where you coming from on that. That’s sad to deny your intelligence. He should be his self.

  • CAPT. OBVIOUS

    SOULJA BOY COULDN’T EVEN DO 100K IN A MONTHS TIME..IF I WAS HIM I WOULD CRY! TO SAY HE FLOPPED WOULD BE A HUGE UNDERSTATEMENT!!

  • bucsormore

    Yea its sad bf dude gay solja boy its damn spit in the face but u kno what fucs it up even more is other rappers be on his dick its like wow are we listen to the same shit and plies if i hear another r&b track talkin bout eaten pussy got damn if its a so called goon track its damn my p.o. he just super ass too but yet they the future and niggas wonder y we say hip hop its dead because it is the south got heat but its like dude said its the UGK BALL&G TDOUBLE D LUDA T.I. OUTKAST shit u can even throw JEEZY in but some niggas need to get fired cut somethin cause it be horrible T-pain the most weirdest dude ever/most gayest nigga u 25 stop all that movin and supportin T-wayne nuts

  • Stylistic

    Okay other then Ludacris, where’s the good albums on soundscan? Kanye’s album is an r&b/pop album, TI’s boring, and plies is a non-talented fuckin joke….NEXT!

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