Maybach Music Group’s Meek Mill is going to make a super easy and stress-free return to the sales charts. The hip-hop star’s new Championships album is en route to becoming the number one project in the country.
Based on initial estimates, Meek Mill’s latest solo effort should sell at least 150,000 copies in week 1.
Meek Mill will easily claim the top spot on Friday’s Top 50. Here’s how several of the top releases for this week are looking. Check for updates soon on Alessia Cara, Dolly Parton, Ski Mask The Slump God, Trey Songs and Neil Young.
Meek Mill (Atlantic) 150-175k total activity, 24-27k album
Lil Baby (QC/Motown/Capitol) 80-90k, 5-7k
The 1975 (Interscope) 60-70k, 45-55k
Earl Sweatshirt (Columbia) 28-33k, 7-9k (HITS Daily Double)
This past weekend, Atlanta rapper 21 Savage revealed how much of an emotional impact Championships had on him.
meek album brought tears to my eyes
— Saint Laurent Don (@21savage) December 2, 2018
Last week, Brooklyn rapper Lil’ Kim congratulated MM on dropping the star-studded release.
Heading into the weekend, Hustle Gang leader T.I. compared the album’s intro to Meek’s classic 2012 “Dreams & Nightmares” first track.