The sales figures are in, and Big Sean's sophomore return fell short of his 2011 debut, but maintained the same chart position. Hall of Fame came in at No. 3 on the Billboard charts with 72,000 copies sold. In comparison, his Finally Famous release opened at No. 3 but pushed 87,000 units.
Sean's second album was powered by singles "Guap, "Broken Heart" and "Fire," but it was the G.O.O.D. Music rappers' "Control" collaboration with Kendrick Lamar that had everyone talking. Because it wasn't featured on the project, Lamar's infamous "King of New York" quip on "Control" may have sntached the spotlight from Hall of Fame.
Meanwhile, country crooner Luke Bryan's Crash My Party beat out the Detroit native to earn second place, while the top spot went to rock band Avenged Sevenfold with 159,000 copies of their sixth studio album, Hail to the King.
The week's other anticipated rap release, Juicy J's Stay Trippy, landed at No. 4 with 64,000. The stats mark Juicy's highest charting figures to date, surpassing the "Bandz a Make Her Dance" rapper's 2002 release, Chronicles of the Juice Man: Underground Album, which peaked at No. 93.
Next up, Juicy will drop a Pimp C posthumous album slated for the holiday season. "I'm dropin the pimp c & juicy j album around Xmas so get ready," he tweeted today. "The trillest s--- you ever heard."
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