Lil Wayne
2.10.2010 Uncategorized

Lil Wayne’s ‘Rebirth’ Rocks Steady on Charts

Despite an early leak, Lil Wayne still managed to rock the charts with his latest album, but he couldn’t top a country act.

The Cash Money rapper’s oft-delayed Rebirth debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 176,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. He placed second to Nashville stars Lady Antebellum and their sophomore effort Need You Now, which holds onto the No. 1 spot for a second week with 209,000.

Rebirth marks the seventh top 10 album for Weezy, who has a little more time to record his next album Tha Carter IV now that his sentencing has been adjourned to March 2 due to dental surgery.

Wayne’s last album, Tha Carter III, was the best-selling album of 2008, moving over 1 million copies in its first week. Rebirth suffered from numerous delays and was prematurely shipped to customers in December, causing it to surface online more than a month in advance of its street date.