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Wale's 'The Gifted' projected to land at number one

Wale's 'The Gifted' projected to land at number one
Posted June 27th, 2013 @ 10:30am

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Rapper Wale may be heading for his first number one debut.  According to, music industry analysts predict that his latest album The Gifted - which arrived this week - will sell 150,000 copies in its first week in stores. 

If the numbers hold true, it could be enough to propel him to the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career.  It will also mark the second time Wale has landed in the top ten on the Billboard album chart.  His previous album Ambition debuted at number two when it hit stores in 2011.  

"The Gifted" features a number of big name rappers including Meek Mill, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Juicy J, 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa.  

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