Eminem & Royce Da 5’9″ Continue Lead on Charts, Pitbull Debuts

For the second week in a row Eminem and Royce Da 5’9” lead the rap pack on The Billboard 200 albums chart.

The Detroit lyricists’ who are also known as Bad Meets Evil, slipped five spots down to No. 6 in their second week on shelves. The duo’s EP, Hell: The Sequel, added 65,600 in sales this go-round, making their total sales now tip the scales at 170,900, according to the Nielsen SoundScan report.

One spot down at No. 7 is Latino flavored MC Pitbull. The Miami rep’s new album, Planet Pit, debuted on the charts with 54,900 in sales.

Nicki Minaj is the next rap star to show face on the charts, all the way down at No. 26. The Young Money princess’s first LP, Pink Friday, brought in 14,200 units this week, making her 31-week total stand at 1,446,400.

Eminem’s Recovery snuck his way back into the Top 40 this sales cycle. The multi-platinum disc pulled in 13,200 in sales over the last seven days, boosting its 53-week tally to 3,918,000.

Rounding out the Top 40 is Wiz Khalifa’s Rolling Papers. Landing at the No. 36 seat, the 2010 XXL Freshman added 12,300 units to his overall sales, which now clock in at 471,100.

Stay tuned to XXLMag.com next Wednesday as new releases by Big Sean, Curren$y, and a collaborative LP by Smif-n-Wessun and Pete Rock are sure to impact The Billboard 200. —Elan Mancini

  • BeerGangsta

    I got to hurry up and get into the game!! Not as a Rapper but a Dj and a Producer!! Rap music is on curfew!!

  • bitchnigga

    The duo’s EP, Hell: The Sequel, added 65,600 in sales this go-round, making their total sales now tip the scales at 170,900, according to the Nielsen SoundScan report.

    that shit is wrong bitches, they did 170k last week and another 60k this week making them at about 250k.

  • http://detroitrap.com FRED

    WOW UMM WHATS DEAL WITH XXLMAG MAN U GUYS KEEP GETTIN WORSE WITH REPORTS AND STUFF UMM EMINEMS LAST WK TOTAL WAS 170,900 I JUST CHECK SO THAT MAKES TOTAL TOO 236,500 TO BE TO THE POINT YALL WRONG LOL AND U GUYS CHANGE THE SET UP ON NEWS AND BANGERS SINCE LAST YR WHICH I HATE NEW LOOK I LIKED IT WHEN U COULD GO BACK A MONTH OR 2 AND LOOK UP NEWS OR MUSIC FROM WHILE BACK BUT NOW THEY TAKE OFF MUSIC WITHIN WK OR 2 AND THE SET UP HOW IT LOOKED WAS BETTER THEN U GUYS ONLY SHOW LOVE TOO CERTAIN ARTISTS MORE THEN OTHERS LIKE RICK ROSS WHEN HIS ALBUM DROPPED U GUYS UPDATED A NEW TRACK EVERY WK FROM HIS RELEASED ALBUM AND BEFORE BUT EMINEM OR CERTTAIN OTHER ARTISTS DROP AND U PLAY ONE TRACK MABYE 2 THEN BAMMM U DONT HEAR OR SEE ANYTHING ELSE LOL LIKE EMINEMS NEW ALBUM BAD MEETS EVIL U GUYS PLAYED LIKE 2 OR 3 TRACKS BE FORE HE DROPPED THEN BAMM HES NUMBER ONE AND U DONT SHOW ANYTHING ELSE LOL GUESS THEY LIKE TOO HELP RICKY ROSS SELL RECORDS BUT NOT PEOPLE LIKE EMINEM ATLEAST U GUYS SHOWED THE NEW VIDEO FROM EMINEMS ALBUM RECOVERY SPACEBOUND BUT STILL I NOTICE LOT OF FAVORITSM ON HERE

  • http://detroitrap.com G-Style

    your right has been some differant stuff on here i dont like i miss old set too but yeah your right on the total lol it is 236,500 they got the total wrong lol whos running there site yo fred me and you should run it for them lol

  • Jason T

    damn 236,500 and its only a ep thats not bad 9 tracks only man if this was a lp it would be even more but not bad

  • RapMusic

    As the other two has said,Hell The Sequel sold 170 000 last week and 60 000 this week which make the total of 230 000.How the fuck can xxl get that wrong? Are you fucking guys half a sleep when you write shit or what?

  • NAPTOWNNUISANCE

    I copped that shit, and its shittin on more than half the shit out in the past year. Im surprised it isnt sellin even more.

  • NAPTOWNNUISANCE

    I copped that shit and its shittin on half the shit thats came out in the last year, Im surprised it isnt selling more.

  • Tumi

    What’s really going on with XXL.com recently? You can’t even do mathematics right these days. Damn.

    Wow Recovery is back in the top 40? And close to 4 million records sold after a year.

  • http://detroitrap.com FRED

    LAST 3 GUYS TO POST COMMENT THEY DIDNT SELL ASS MUCH CAUSE IS HELLO A EP DO U NO THE DIFFERANCE BETWEEN A EP AND LP ? WELL EP IS ONLY HALF OF WHAT A FULL LENGTH ALBUM IS SO THAT WHY ITS NOT 18 OR MORE TRACKS ITS 9 LOL PLUS EM AND ROYCE DIDNT PROMOTE BIG TIME THEY SLACKEDON PROMOTION AND OTHER SITES AINT HELPIN PROMOTE THIS CD BAD MEETS EVIL EVEN XXLMAG IS SLACKIN ON PUTTIN UP MORE TRACKS OFF THE ALBUM LOL BUT RICKY ROSS THEY PUT UP ALMOST EVERY TRACK OFF HIS ALBUM AND RAPPERS LIKE THEM GUESS THEY LIKE TO HELP PROMOTE RICK ROSS SO HE CAN SELL MORE BUT NOT EM THEY PUT UP TRACK 2 OR 3 THEN BAMM NOTHING ELSE PLUS BET AINT PUTTIN VIDEO ON 106 N PARK VOTE CAT AND LOTS OTHER STATIONS AND WEB SITES HATERS HATE TO SEE THEM MAKE REAL HIPHOP I GUESS LOL IF IT WAS LIL WAYNE THEY WOULD BE BLOWIN IT UP HYPE PROMOTION LIKE WE WERE VOTING FOR PRESIDENT LOL BUT NOT EM OR ROYCE AND ROYCE DESERVES CREDIT HE IS REALLY GOOD AND GHOST WRITES FOR ALOT OF HATERS FAV RAPPERS LOOK IT UP HE GHOST WRITED FOR ALOT OF BIG RAPPERS AND PLUS EM AND ROYCE DIDNT HAVE TOO MUCH OF A POP SONG FOR RADIO WHICH HELPS SELL SO EM AND ROYCE JUST KEEPIN IT GUTTER STREET STRICKLY FOR HIPHOP HEADS DOIN FOR US BUT DONT WORRY IT WILL KEEP SELLIN AS PEOPLE FIND OUT MORE BOUT THIS NEW CD ALOT PEOPLE I DONT THINK NO EM GOT ANOTHER CD OUT CAUSE IT DOESNT SAY EMINEM ON IT IT SAYS BAD MEETS EVIL IS ANOTHER REASON PLUS ITS A EP AND STILL NUMBER ONE BEATIN 95% OF RAPPERS OUT THERE THEY STILL OUT SELLIN THEM WITH A SMALL EP WITH SMALL PROMOTION AND HELP BUT I NO IF I WORKED FOR EMINEM SHADY RECORDS I WOULD OF MADE SURE IT WAS PROMOTED EVERYWHERE FROM IRAN TO CANADA LOL TO MEXICO TO US LOL I WOULD OF DID BIGGGGGG PROMOTION AND HYPEED IT UP BUT IT STILL OUT SELLIN EVERYONE LIKE I SAID BUT THANX XXLMAG FOR HELPIN EM AND ROYCE LOL

  • http://detroitrap.com FRED

    BUT I STILL CANT BELIEVE NOW ONE ON XXLMAG HASNET CHANGED CORRECTED THIS YET LOL GUESS THEY DONT DO THERE JOBS LOL OR ASLEEP OR DONT CARE OR NOT WATCHIN THIS CAUSE DONT CARE 236,500 ONCE AGAIN THIS IS THIS WEEKS TOTAL OF EMINEMS ROYCE BAD MEETS EVIL NEW CD JUST O U ALL NO THAT HAVENT LOOKED AT THIS YET DONT WORRY 6 TO 8 WEEKS THEY WILL BE CLOSE TO MILL BET

  • G-Style

    they need to make lighters a next video and single for radio and vote 106 park show make good video like eminem show cd video where em does video that looks like video shoot at live show like song “sing for the moment” with lighters at the end hand out free lighters and the show i should shoot the next video

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