News: First-Week Sales Projections Show Eminem & Young Money Will Invade Top Ten

Friday, Dec 25, 2009 9:00AM

Written by Rosario Harper

Eminem and Young Money's new albums, Relapse: Refill and We Are Young Money, are both projected to land on the charts next week.

According to early estimates, both projects should take on the Top 10 section.

The next best debut will likely be the "We Are Young Money" collaborations album, featuring artists on Lil Wayne's Young Money label. The rapper himself appears on the majority of the set's tracks, in addition to such artists as Jae Millz, Gudda Gudda and Mack Maine. "We Are Young Money" is projected to move somewhere between 100,000 and 120,000 copies. Also of note is the reissue of Eminem's "Relapse" album with additional tracks. The combined sales of the deluxe package, "Relapse: Refill," along with the original release may be in the range of 85,000 to 100,000. (Billboard)

Details on Eminem's album were released online in late November.

Looks like it's going to be a white Christmas after all as Aftermath/Interscope will release Eminem's Relapse: Refill on Dec. 22, a deluxe version which includes the album plus seven new tracks. (Hits Daily Double)

Nicki Minaj has been promoting the new album via her popular Twitter page.

""WE ARE YOUNG MONEY" DROPS THIS MONDAY!!!! #WEAREYOUNGMONEYDEC21," she added. "YOUNG MONEY's ALBUM drops tonite @ MIDNIGHT!!!! Itunes, amazon, etc. #WEAREYOUNGMONEY...YOUNG MONEY's ALBUM drops @ MIDNIGHT!!!! Itunes, amazon, etc. #WEAREYOUNGMONEY." (Nicki Minaj's Twitter)

The album includes guest slots from Lloyd and Gucci Mane.

We Are Young Money tracklisting: 1. Bedrock featuring Lloyd 2. New Sh* 3. Pass Me the Dutch 4. Wifebeater 5. F*ck the Bullsh*t featuring Birdman 6. Ms. Parker 7. Target 8. Sacrifice 9. Every Girl 10. She Is Gone featuring Pleasure P 11. Girl I Got You 12. Gooder 13. Roger That 14. Steady Mobbin' featuring Gucci Mane (Rap-Up)

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