These predictors can be ominous for some when it comes to album sales.Â However, we do not believe the kid from the West Coast will need to worry about this. Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid, m.A.A.d. city” is projected to sell roughly 200k copies in its first week.
The hype continues to grow, and although some have taken offense to the “instant classic” label good kid, m.A.A.d. city some are giving this album. However, there is no doubt it is one of the best albums of the year, and now Kendrick Lamar looks poised to not only receive critical acclaim but commercial success as first week projections predict 200k in first week sales.
His first major studio album with Aftermath-Interscope is expected to debut at number two on Billboard 200, according to HDD (via HHNM).Â Only falling behind Taylor Swift who is projected to sell an absurd one million units this week.Â