(AllHipHop News) T.I. returned to music this week with his 9th studio album Paperwork. Thirteen years after the release of his debut LP I'm Serious, Tip's latest project is not predicted to move the same big number of units in its first week like earlier works such as King (522,000), T.I. vs. T.I.P. (468,000), and Paper Trail (357,000).
According to Hits Daily Double, T.I.'s Paperwork is looking to sell around 65,000 - 70,000 units this week. At the moment, that would put him in a close race with Def Jam artist Logic for chart positioning.
The Maryland native's Under Pressure is also predicted to sell 65,000 - 70,000. Metal band Slipknot is leading the new release pack with predicted sales around 100,000 - 110,000 for .5: The Gray Chapter.
Tip's last LP Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head opened with 179,000 units sold and went on to sell over 500,000 copies. The Hustle Gang leader's previous seven albums have all gone at least gold.
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