Rick Ross continues to make major moves. The Maybach Music boss is on track to put up big numbers next week with his fifth album.
God Forgives, I Don’t will debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, according to early estimates from HITS Daily Double. Boasting features from Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, André 3000, and Usher, the critically-acclaimed set is expected to sell between 200-225,000 copies in its first week. Official figures won’t be released until Wednesday, August 8.
Rozay’s last album, 2010’s Teflon Don, moved 176,000 units in its first week. All of his albums have debuted at No. 1 with the exception of Teflon.
GFID is the latest in a series of hot releases from Def Jam. The label is fresh off a No. 1 with Nas’ Life Is Good album and held the No. 2 spot the previous week with Frank Ocean’s debut, channel ORANGE.