Music mogul Dr. Dre no longer has to question his selling ability as reports claim his new Compton album should easily crush competition on the sales chart next week.

According to reports, the Doc’s overnight release will push out at least 260,000 copies in week one.

Based on early reads, here are our initial forecasts for next week’s chart. Luke Bryan’s Kill the Lights (Capitol Nashville): 325-340k albums; 340-355k SPS Dr. Dre’s Compton, A Soundtrack (Aftermath/Interscope): 260-275k albums; 290-305k SPS (30-50m streams) (HITS Daily Double)

Check out Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Game’s reaction to “Compton” on the next page..

Rap stars Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Game all reacted to Dre blessing the hip-hop game with his first studio release since 1999’s The Chronic 2001.

Game applauded Dre’s new album announcement last weekend on social media.

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The Doc credited his upcoming Straight Outta Compton flick for inspiring the LP during his Beats 1 radio broadcast Saturday (August 1).


The seemingly overnight album will come packed with handfuls of hip-hop heavyweight collaborations.

1. “Intro”
2. “Talk About It” (feat. King Mez & Justus)
3. “Genocide” (feat. Kendrick Lamar, Marsha Ambrosius & Candice Pillay)
4. “It’s All On Me” (feat. Justus & BJ the Chicago Kid)
5. “All In a Day’s Work” (feat. Anderson Paak & Marsha Ambrosius)
6. “Darkside/Gone” (feat. King Mez, Marsha Ambrosius & Kendrick Lamar)
7. “Loose Cannons” (feat. Xzibit & COLD 187um)
8. “Issues” (feat. Ice Cube & Anderson Paak)
9. “Deep Water” (feat. Kendrick Lamar & Justus)
10. “One Shot One Kill” – Jon Connor (feat. Snoop Dogg)
11. “Just Another Day” – The Game (feat. Asia Bryant)
12. “For the Love of Money” (feat. Jill Scott & Jon Connor)
13. “Satisfiction” (feat. Snoop Dogg, Marsha Ambrosius & King Mez)
14. “Animals” (feat. Anderson Paak)
15. “Medicine Man” (feat. Eminem, Candice Pillay & Anderson Paak)
16. “Talking to My Diary” (Compton)