Originally Posted by Combat Analyst
Guess you're right, He has been bulding buzz this year with songs like the Recipe & Swimming Pools, appearing on 106 & Park
Kendrick selling over 200k is great, especially given rap album sales nowadays.
Since 2010, rap albums that sold 200k or more during the first week:
Tha Carter IV (964k)
Take Care (631k)
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (496k)
Thank Me Later (447k)
Watch the Throne (436k)
Pink Friday (375k)
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded (253k)
God Forgives, I Don't (218k)
Cole World: Sideline Story (217k)
Cruel Summer (205k)
Kendrick is in some great company with people like Wayne, Drake, Eminem, Jay-Z, Kanye, Nicki & Ross. It's great to see guys like Kendrick & Cole putting up numbers like this. Most people don't care about album sales, I generally don't but I like to see my favorite artists having success.