News: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Applauds Rick Ross Protégé: "Keep Up The Good Work"

Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 12:05PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

While the world awaits to see if Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and 50 Cent's friendship remains in tact, the undefeated boxing champ gave props to Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill this weekend.

Jumping onto his Twitter page, Floyd publicly co-signed Mill's new solo effort.

"Congrats to @meekmill for making a really good album. Keep up the good work..," Mayweather tweeted Saturday (November 10). (Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s Twitter)

Coincidentally, Mayweather also bigged up MMG leader Rick Ross and other notable rap stars last weekend.

"Wayne, Kanye, Ross and Drake are running the rap world," Floyd tweeted November 3rd.
"Men lie.. women lie numbers don't lie. Wayne, Drake, Rick Ross, Kanye please help this boy pic.twitter.com/C90vrO5q" (Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s Twitter)

Meek's long-awaited studio debut pushed out over 160,000 copies in its opening week.

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill's Dreams & Nightmares opened at No. 2. With seven days knocked out, Mill's long-awaited debut has sold 164,800 records. (SOHH Sales Wrap)

Heading into its second week on store shelves, the LP is projected to sell up to 40,000 records.

TOP 15 STAYS RED: As expected, Taylor Swift will hold onto the #1 spot for another week, while holiday releases begin to settle into the Top 15. Here's the rundown as we loaf our way to the weekend: Taylor Swift (Big Machine) 200-225k * Now 44 (Capitol) 95-100k * Aerosmith (Columbia) 65-70k Rod Stewart (Verve) 60-65k * Ne-Yo (Motown) 55-60k Jason Aldean (Broken Bow) 45-50k Kendrick Lamar (Aftermath/Interscope) 40-45k Meek Mill (Maybach/Warner Bros.) 35-40k (Rumor Mill)

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