The projections are in! The industry insiders at hitsdailydouble.com peg Tyler, the Creator’s much hyped album, Goblin—the OFWGKTA leader’s very first LP for retail consumption—at about 45,000-50,000 in sales in its first week. The numbers are based on the first day sales figures.
Other rap releases set to debut on The Billboard Top 200 albums chart next week include The Lonley Island’s sophomore disc, Turtleneck & Chain. The comedic trio are on track to sell about 65,000 to 70,000.
Stay tuned to XXLMag.com next Wednesday, May 18 for the official Nielsen SoundScan numbers. —Elan Mancini