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Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly” First Week Sales Projections Will Blow Your Mind

Written By Rosario Harper

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Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar‘s To Pimp a Butterfly is reportedly set to topple the sales chart next week with sales up to 375,000 copies.

Based on one-day estimates, K. Dot’s new LP will easily debut atop the sales chart next week.

Physical copies of Kendrick Lamar’s How to Pimp a Butterfly are just now arriving in many stores, making today’s projections somewhat tenuous; those projections are likely to grow throughout the week. Here are this week’s key debuts, with both Sales Plus Streaming (SPS) numbers first, followed by albums:

Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) 350-375k SPS (300-325k albums)
Modest Mouse (Epic) 70-7k SPS (65-70k albums) (HITS Daily Double)

Check out all of the praise K. Dot’s album has received on the next page…

G.O.O.D. Music head Kanye West, Pusha T and rap veteran Bun B took to their Twitter pages to applaud K. Dot’s newest solo offering this week.

Various musicians boasted about K. Dot’s new LP on Twitter Monday (March 16).


https://twitter.com/solangeknowles/status/577505275306852352


https://twitter.com/taylorswift13/status/577353751671017472

Top Dawg Entertainment head Anthony Tiffith jumped onto his Twitter page late Sunday (March 15) night to blast Interscope Records for the surprise release.

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Written by Rosario Harper

SOHH.com Writer. When I'm not covering hip-hop news and announcements, I'm deep into an Audible book and eating veggies.

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