YOUR ONE-DAYS: Rap will remain at the top next week, as Wale is expected to reach #1. Here are this week’s key debuts: Wale (Atlantic) 140-160k Skillet (Atlantic) 50-55k India.Arie (Def Jam/IDJ) 24-27k August Burns Red (Solidstate) 21-24k Amon Amarth (Metal Blade) 14-17k (HITS Daily Double)
The new LP has received support from Wale’s fellow hip-hop star pals like Drake.
“Just bought @Wale album for the drive home.,” Drake tweeted June 26th. (Drake’s Twitter)
After his Born Sinner debuted as the second best-selling album this week, J. Cole also made sure to promote Wale’s new LP.
“Congrats to my brother @Wale. Go get “The Gifted” in stores now. Proud!,” Cole tweeted June 25th. (J. Cole’s Twitter)
The MMG rapper recently admitted he planned to name the LP “The Curse of the Gifted.”