Columns: Jadakiss Moves 134K, Prince Blossoms In Top 10 & MIMS Cools Off W/ "Guilt"

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2009 12:05AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Jadakiss shows he's "Top 5 Dead Or Alive" debuting at No. 3, Prince stays grounded at No. 9 and Mims gets off to a slow start opening outside of Top 50.

The Lox's Jadakiss leads this week's urban artists as The Last Kiss debuts at No. 3. According to Nielsen Soundscan, the rapper's Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella debut sold 134,900 copies after seven days in stores.

Renowend singer Prince's Lotus Flow3r slipped seven positions to No. 9 selling 66,500. With a solid two weeks under his belt, the singer's latest release rests at 235,000 scanned discs.

R&B singer Keri Hilson continues to sell In A Perfect World as her debut release moves 32,700 albums falling four spots to No. 15. After three weeks on shelves, Ms. Keri's Interscope debut stands at 164,200 sold copies.

Southern rapper Flo Rida's R.O.O.T.S. slipped out of Top 10 moving nine slots to No. 17 with 31,700. Going into his third week in stores, Flo's sophomore project is currently at 87,100 scanned discs.

Texas-based rap group UGK's final project UGK 4 Life dropped 14 spots to No. 20 with 26,300. With two weeks in the books, Bun B and the late Pimp C's project has sold 102,900 copies.

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce's I Am...Sasha Fierce dropped three slots to No. 24 with 24,400. After 21 weeks, the singer's third solo project stands at 2,073,900 sold records.

Hitmaker The-Dream's Love Vs. Money fell seven positions down to No. 25 with 23,700. Moving into his sixth week, the singer's sophomore Def Jam release rests at 295,200 sold discs.

Academy Award-winning singer Jamie Foxx continues to find his Intuition for another week as his new album drops four slots to No. 27 with 22,200. With 17 weeks ion the books, Foxx's latest release stands at 830,400 scanned discs.

Self-proclaimed "King of the South" T.I.'s Paper Trail slipped six slots to No. 30 with 19,500. After 28 weeks, the rapper's sixth solo project stands at 1,877,600 copies.

Rapper-turned-actor Bow Wow's New Jack City Pt. II dropped 32 spots to No. 48 with 12,900. After 14 days on shelves, the rapper's "final" album stands at 43,800 scanned discs.

"This Is Why I'm Hot" rapper Mims' Guilt got off to a slow start landing at No. 53. The rapper's sophomore album sold 12,400 copies after seven days in stores.

Rapper Yo Gotti's CM2 quietly hit the charts landing at No. 200. With seven days in stores, Gotti's latest project rests at 3,500 scanned discs.

Be sure to back next week to see how Diddy's Day26 impact Sales Wrap.

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