Sales Wrap: Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 Raise Hell, Gorilla Zoe Climbs High, Random Axe Slices Into The Chart

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2011 12:15PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem and Royce Da 5'9 dominate their competition, Gorilla Zoe climbs into action and rap supergroup Random Axe cut into the sales chart.

Leading the pack this week is Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel debuting at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the duo's joint EP has sold 171,100 units after one week in stores. [Check out Eminem & Royce Da 5'9's Score]

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans fell from Top 20 moving down seven slots to No. 24 with 18,300. With 37 weeks knocked out, the singer's new LP has sold 1,108,600 units to date.

Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne's All 6's & 7's dropped from Top 5 sliding down 21 positions to No. 25. After 14 days in stores, the project has pushed out 73,900 records.

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers dropped two slots to No. 31 with 13,900. With three months in the books, Wiz's Atlantic Records debut has sold 458,800 records to date.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud fell two slots to No. 32 with 13,800. Moving into her 32nd week, RiRi's latest LP has moved 1,326,100 units.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday also slipped two slots to No. 36 with 12,700. After 30 weeks in stores, the rapper's debut album has sold 1,432,200 records to date.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery received a four slot boost to No. 41 with 12,400. With 52 weeks knocked out, Slim Shady's on the verge of pushing four million sold units with 3,904,800 records.

R&B singer Chris Brown's F.A.M.E. dropped 15 slots to No. 42 with 12,300. With 13 weeks knocked out, Chris Breezy's new LP has sold 622,200 copies.

Evening out Top 50 is the Beastie Boys' Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 dropping 22 slots to No. 47 with 11,700. With seven weeks in the books, the trio's new LP has sold 254,400 records.

Atlanta rapper Gorilla Zoe's King Kong debuted on the chart this week at No. 56. After one week in stores, the project has sold 10,300 copies. [Check out Gorilla Zoe's Buy My Record]

Rap supergroup Random Axe, consisting of Black Milk, Guilty Simpson and Sean Price, debuted on the chart this week with their self titled debut at No. 83. After seven days in stores, their new LP has sold 7,400 units.

Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap!

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