Tue 11 Mar 2014
Rick Ross’ new album Mastermind has topped the Billboard 200, earning the MMG mogul his fifth solo No. 1. According to Hits Daily Double, the project sold an impressive 184,726 copies in its opening week — well above the initial projection of 145-160k. Pharrell’s G I R L also comfortably beat its 85-95k projection by moving 110,090 first-week units. The album landed at No. 2.
As for last week’s chart-topper, ScHoolboy Q’s Oxymoron slipped to No. 9 with an additional 30,237 copies sold (a 78% drop). Meanwhile, Kid Cudi’s Satellite Flight fell from No. 4 to No. 41 with just over 7,500 sold in its second week (a significant 91% drop).