To wide critical acclaim, Kendrick Lamar released his debut album ‘good kid, m.A.A.d. city’ this past Monday. As usual, the first week sales projections are in. Even for the biggest Kendrick Lamar supporters, these numbers may shock you.
HitsDoubleDaily is projecting that over 200,000 copies will be sold in just this first week alone, having Kendrick come in at the number two spot only behind Taylor Swift. If the numbers hold it will put Kendrick second to only Drake's 462,989, in terms of debut new school rap albums.
Curious how this specifically stacks up against past debut new school rap albums? We dug through the archives for you and lined up a handful of posts just like this, but for each respective release.