Drake is prepared to reign over the Billboard charts this Tuesday when his debut album Thank Me Later finally arrives in stores. Young Money’s shining star is easily the most-talked-about hip-hop newcomer of the past year, but can he translate his buzz into sales?
How many copies do you think Drizzy will sell in his first week? Will he have the best debut of the year or fall short of expectations? And will he give Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III a run for its money?
Make your predictions below.
â€¢ Drake’s So Far Gone EP has sold 469,000 copies to date, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This is for the commercial release only and does not include copies of the mixtape downloaded for free off the Internet.
â€¢ “Find Your Love” is currently No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
â€¢ “Miss Me” debuted at No. 15 this week.
â€¢ “Over” sits at No. 21 in its 13th week on the Hot 100.
â€¢ Thank Me Later is top 20 on Amazon.com’s Bestsellers in Music based on pre-sales.