Each artists nabbed a critically spectacular roster of options for his or her respective initiatives, however just one can take the No. 1 spot.
The numbers are in!
As has been a daily prevalence this summer time, it was a formidable weekend for brand spanking new hip-hop album releases from everybody from Sauce Walka and Dro Kenji to Roc Marciano and The Alchemist. Moreover these thrilling new arrivals, although, additionally got here two initiatives that audiences are much more amped up for – DJ Khaled’s GOD DID, and Dreamville famous person J.I.D’s The Forever Story.
Whereas the previous labored with the likes of Drake, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, JAY-Z, John Legend, Fridayy, Kanye West, Eminem, and Dr. Dre (and that is simply on the primary three titles) on his new arrival, the latter collaborated with Kenny Mason, EARTHGANG, 21 Savage, Child Tate, Lil Durk, Ari Lennox, and Yasiin Bey, amongst others.
Reactions are nonetheless pouring in throughout social media as followers take of their first pay attention of every, however HDD is able to announce the primary week gross sales projections for each Khaled and J.I.D.
The 18-song-long GOD DID is predicted to maneuver 105K – 115K album-equivalent items in its first week out, which may be excessive sufficient to beat out Unhealthy Bunny’s ever-triumphant Un Verano Sin Ti, although we have been shocked with the Latin rap album popping out on high in opposition to different massive contenders prior to now few months.
The Endlessly Story, alternatively, is predicted to shift anyplace between 27K – 30K copies throughout its first week out; it stays unclear if that can be excessive sufficient to position the 31-year-old Atlanta rapper within the high 10.
In different information, J.I.D opened up about his extremely anticipated album forward of its arrival, calling it a “good piece of [his] origin story” – read more about that here, and faucet again in with HNHH later for extra hip-hop information updates.