Dr. Dre’s ‘Compton’ Sells Almost 300,000 Copies In One Week

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As expected, Dr. Dre’s first album in 16 years pushed some serious units in its first week. Compton, an iTunes exclusive, sold 295,000 equivalent album units, according to Billboard. Of that number, 276,000 are purely from sales. Compton should reach gold certification this year, assuming there’s no absurd drop-off next week.

Compton‘s first week numbers is the third-highest for hip-hop this year behind Drake‘s If You’re...

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