Here are the first week sales projections for Nicki Minaj’s Queen

The rapper’s fourth album was released last Friday.

August 14, 2018
Here are the first week sales projections for Nicki Minaj’s <i>Queen</i> Nicki Minaj performs onstage at Barclays Center of Brooklyn. October 20, 2015.   Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for TIDAL

Nicki Minaj's fourth album Queen dropped last Friday, and the long-awaited and delayed project is set to debut at No. 1, according to Hits Daily Double. Queen is projected to sell 135-150k equivalent album units, with 45-55k coming from pure sales.

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For comparison's sake, here are the first week sales for some other projects from big-name rappers: 537k for Travis Scott's Astroworld, 208k for Kanye West's ye, and 255k for Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy.

Here are the first week sales projections for Nicki Minaj’s Queen