Based on its first day of sales, DJ Khaled’s fifth studio album, We the Best Forever, is projected to sell between 40,000 and 45,000 copies in its first week, according to hitsdailydouble.com.
DJ Khaled is sure to beat Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″, who have led the rap pack for the last several weeks, when they released the billboard topping EP, Hell: The Sequel.
We the Best Forever is Khaled’s first release with Cash Money Records and features more of the star-studded group cuts that the president of Def Jam South has become known for. The Miami rep songs with Rick Ross, Drake, Waka Flocka Flame, The Game, Jadakiss, Fabolous, Busta Rhymes, Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown, Keyshia Cole, and Lil Wayne, among others.
Stay tuned to XXLMag.com to find out the official numbers on Wednesday, July 27. —Henry Greenfield