Eminem & Royce Da 5’9″ Top the Charts With 170,900 in Sales
As expected, the Bad Meets Evil duo, comprised of Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″, scored the No. 1 spot on this week’s Billboard Top 200 albums chart with their EP, Hell: The Sequel.
Slim Shady and Nickle Nine’s collaboration moved 170, 900 units in their first week on the charts, according to the Nielsen SoundScan report.
Following the Motor City spitters is Tech N9Ne, who slipped from the No. 4 spot last week to land at No. 25 with his latest album, All 6s and 7s, selling 18,000 copies in it’s second week. Overall Techzilla has 73,900 in sales.
With 12 weeks on the charts, Pittsburgh native Wiz Khalifa’s Atlantic Records debut Rolling Papers was officially certified gold by the RIAA this week. What’s more, the LP picked up 13,900 more in stats, making it's to-date sales equal 458,800. Also holding strong, in its 30th week on the chart, is Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday. The disc came in at No. 36 adding 12,700 in sales to the Harajuku Barbie’s total stats, which stand at 1,432, 200.
Next week look for Em and Royce to maintain their top spot on the charts. —Nicole LoPresti