DJ Khaled’s “Suffering From Success” First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

DJ Khaled’s “Suffering From Success” First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

Miami producer DJ Khaled should have no problem landing on the sales chart next week with first-week projections for his Suffering From Success up to 23,000 copies.

Based on one-day estimates, Khaled’s newest compilation project could make a bid for a Top 10 debut.

YOUR NEW RELEASES: Katy Perry‘s PRISM will bow at #1 next week, selling about 100k more than Teenage Dream did when it debuted in August 2010. Here are this week’s key debuts: Katy Perry (Capitol) 275-300k Fifth Harmony (Syco/Epic) 30-35k AFI (Republic) 25-30k DJ Khaled (Cash Money/Republic) 19-23k Tori Kelly (Capitol) 14-17k (HITS Daily Double)

A few days ago, Khaled’s new “Never Surrender” music video premiered online.

DJ Khaled is hip-hop’s social butterfly; just check out the tracklist for his latest LP Suffering From Success. One of the biggest posse cuts on the LP is Track 12, “Never Surrender,” featuring the unlikely mix of Scarface, Akon, Anthony Hamilton, Jadakiss, John Legend and Meek Mill. Somehow, DJ Khaled, being the guy that he is, managed to get the motley bunch together for a seven-minute video that feels like a mini-Training Day saga. Snitches, arrests, hustlin’, unnecessary shooting, murder weapons — it’s all there. Even Rick Ross and French Montana make cameos, because the more the f*cking merrier. (VIBE)

Last week, Houston rap legend Scarface argued Khaled goes harder with the production craft than other beat-makers.

In a Making-Of-Video that premiered on WorldStarHipHop, legendary rapper Scarface offered insight into the nature of Khaled’s role in making his music. “A lot of people get that fucked up.” Scarface explained about Khaled “They think that a producer makes beats and sh*t. Nah. A producer gets the job done. And Khaled is more of a producer than a lot of motherf*ckers that make beats, in my opinion. Khaled sees that motherf*cker from beginning to end. He produces his own sh*t.” (XXL Mag)

The new compilation album features a variety of hip-hop heavyweights.

1. “Obama” (Winning More Interlude) 2. “Suffering From Success” – DJ Khaled feat. Ace Hood and Future 3. “I Feel Like Pac/I Feel Like Biggie” – DJ Khaled feat. Rick Ross, T.I., Meek Mill, Swizz Beatz, and Puff Daddy 4. “You Don’t Want These Problems” – DJ Khaled feat. Big Sean, Rick Ross, French Montana, 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, Ace Hood, and Timbaland 5. “Blackball” – DJ Khaled feat. Future, Plies, and Ace Hood 6. “No Motive” – DJ Khaled feat. Lil Wayne 7. “I’m Still” – DJ Khaled feat. Chris Brown, Wale, Wiz Khalifa, and Ace Hood 8. “I Wanna Be With You” – DJ Khaled feat. Nicki Minaj, Future, and Rick Ross 9. “No New Friends” – DJ Khaled feat. Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne 10. “Give It All to Me” – Mavado and Nicki Minaj 11. “Hells Kitchen” – DJ Khaled feat. J. Cole and Bas 12. “Never Surrender” – DJ Khaled feat. Scarface, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, Akon, John Legend, and Anthony Hamilton 13. “Murcielago (Doors Go Up)” – DJ Khaled feat. Birdman and Meek Mill 14. “Black Ghost” – Vado 15. “Helen Keller” – DJ Khaled feat. Kat Dahlia 16. “At the Top (It’s Just Us) – Mavado 17. “Take That Off” – Vado feat. Jeremih 18. “Weed & Hennessy” – Mavado (Suffering From Success)

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