Yesterday was the big day. Several hip-hop releases dropped a day earlier than the standard Tuesday release date for albums. With the likes of Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and Lloyd Banks being among the monstrous Monday releases next week should produce some big numbers on the charts. We already hit the streets to pick the brains of diehard hip-hop heads to get their predictions on Mr. West and Ms. Minaj’s first week’s numbers CLICK HERE but now it’s time for the experts to chime in. Yeah, the XXL staff put up their lunch money (figuratively speaking of course) and placed their bets on the first week numbers for Kanye, Nicki, Banks. Let us know which staffer you think is closest.

KANYE WEST’S MY BEAUTIFUL DARK TWISTED FANTASY

Rob: 770k
Adam: 900k
Neli: 950k
Nicole: 900k
Jesse: 700k
Anslem: 453k
Rondell: 875k
Vanessa: 654k
Amber: 740k
Thomas: 711k

NICKI MINAJ’S PINK FRIDAY

Rob: 425k
Adam: 350k
Neli: 300k
Nicole: 300k
Jesse: 450k
Anslem: 183k
Rondell: 490k
Vanessa: 312k
Amber: 500k
Thomas: 458k

LLOYD BANKS’ HUNGER FOR MORE 2

Rob: 87k
Adam: 70k
Neli: 120k
Nicole: 90k
Jesse: 65k
Anslem:
Rondell:
Vanessa:
Amber:
Thomas:

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