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Lil Wayne’s "Funeral" Expected To Defeat Russ For No. 1 Debut: Sales Projections


Lil Wayne comes out on top in first week sales.

Commonly believed to be the greatest rapper alive, Lil Wayne is about to enjoy another successful album release with Funeral. At the end of last week, the rapper delivered his first non-Carter project in years, delivering the fun-filled Funeral, which contains a total of twenty-four songs. With features from , , XXXTentacion, Adam Levine, and more, a tribute to the late Kobe Bryant, and , Wayne’s world is about to be on top yet again as the body of work is projected to enjoy its first week at the pole position on the Billboard 200.

Lil Wayne's "Funeral" Expected To Defeat Russ For No. 1 Debut: Sales Projections
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. The way things are looking though, the Compton native is set to give up that spot for this week, with Funeral expected to move up to 125K album units. In terms of debuts, will be the runner-up in the battle with his new studio album netting approximately 75K units moved. Pop artists Kesha and Louis Tomlinson follow them up.

. However, the novelty surrounding that project could be what boosted it to enjoy such a tremendous debut. Still, 125K is nothing to scoff at. Have you been messing with the new albums from Wayne and Russ?

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