B.o.B, Chinx, & Wondaland 1st Week Sales; N.W.A & Dr Dre’s Catalog Sales Continue to Increase

This week in album sales saw B.o.B release his new digital-only album, Chinx‘s debut posthumous album, and Janelle Monae introduce the world to her Wondaland label with their compilation EP. Also, NWA & Dr Dre‘s catalog sales continue to skyrocket as the Straight Outta Compton biopic continues to take the country by storm. Just for good note, Future‘s DS2 was this week’s most streamed album in the industry, reeling in over 16M streams.

Starting with the new releases, Chinx‘s Welcome to JFK debuted at #11 selling 15,185 copies firsrt week (16,467 with streams). The Wondaland EP Eephus moved 8,994 units (15,894 with streams) & debuted at #23, while B.o.B‘s first digital-only release PSYCHADELIK THOUGHTZ debuted at #41 selling a lowly 5,569 copies first week.

NWA‘s debut album Straight Outta Compton clocked in at #5, selling 29,865 copies (43,227 with streams), increasing over 260%. Eazy E‘s Eazy-Duz-It/5150 4 Tha Sick sold 5,720 copies (11,472 with streams) and landed at #32.

Meanwhile, Dr. Dre‘s entire catalog including his newly released soundtrack Compton saw major increases. The soundtrack landed at #3 this week selling 42,732 copies (51,088 with streams). Expect these numbers to increase majorly as the album is now available for streaming on all services except Spotify and physical copies are available now. Dre’s The Chronic was up 45% this week, selling 8,727 copies (10,060 with streams) and landing at #24. Also, his 2001 album landed at #55 and had 8,674 copies sold plus streams.

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