News: Rick Ross & MMG's "Self Made Vol. 2" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012 5:39PM
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross' Self Made Volume 2 album is reportedly en route to sell up to 90,000 copies in its first-week on store shelves.
In addition to Ricky Rozay's MMG compilation LP, R&B veteran R. Kelly's new Write Me Back LP is expected to debut in the Top 50.
Next highest debut after that will be Maybach Music Group's MMG Presents, Vol. 2, a WEA-distributed album featuring Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill, Stalley and Omarion, is in the 80-90k range. RCA R&B icon R. Kelly's Write Me Back will bow with between 70-75k in first-week sales. (HITS Daily Double)
The album features guest collaborations from T.I., Wiz Khalifa and T-Pain.
Wale offers his clever wordplay with quick punch lines; Meek Mill continues to show his lyrical growth; Stalley and Omarion prove they fit in well as MMG crew members. The album also features hip-hop's top acts such as T.I., Nas, Wiz Khalifa and T-Pain. "Self Made 2" is loaded with hard-thumping, well-crafted beats backed by bravado-filled rhyming and singing. (Washington Post)
To help celebrate the album's release, Ross and crew threw a New York City event this week.
The Maybach Music Group family left an unforgettable mark on two hundred NYC hopefuls, yesterday (Tuesday, June 26). Supporting the release of their second compilation album, "Self Made Vol. 2," Rick Ross and his family participated in a pop-up shop, album signing, and concert for their fans and members of the media. Hosted by ALIFE Art Gallery, the day's events shared a similar theme of love. Loyal fans crowded the streets around the venue hoping to grab a glimpse of Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill, Stalley, and Omarion, all of whom were in attendance. Though hectic, good vibrations were present throughout the album signing and were heightened by the pleasant attitude of the guys. Philadelphia native, Meek Mill, had a plethora of ladies in tears. (Billboard)
Last year, the Self Made compilation album debuted in the Top 5 music releases.
Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group Self Made compilation also debuted on the chart at No. 5. With a week under their belts, the new disc has sold 58,900 copies in its first week on store shelves. (HITS Daily Double)
Check out some recent Maybach Music Group footage below: