How is Wale's new album only projected to sell only 23k-27k? What is he doing wrong?

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  1. NigerianDonDada

    NigerianDonDada FFOE

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    YoungBoy Never Broke Again (Atlantic) 85-95k total activity, 1-2k album
    Lil TJay (Columbia) 33-42k, 1k
    Wale (Warner) 23-27k, 1k


    I thought his hit single "On Chill" would help tremendously with his streaming numbers. Also thought old songs like Black Bonnie and Poledance with Megan Thee Stallion would boost the sales too. Why isn't his music connecting with the Hip Hop audience today? I swear I thought he was guaranteed to do 100k+ with this album. Whole industry was praising this album on Friday and he was getting praised on Twitter by fans but the sales don't seem to back it up. As a fan of Wale I hate seeing these numbers because I know deep down he's :mjcry: seeing these projections.
     
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  2. BeachBum Unreal

    BeachBum Unreal SD Born & Raised: 760, 619

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    The past streams of his singles only really help for RIAA certifications, not really for first week sales. If On Chill continues to do well and go 2x Platinum (which it could easily do) & he can get another moderate hit from the album he can go gold. His first week sales were gonna be low though he doesn’t have the connect with the streaming generation to do numbers.
     
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  3. Tony D'Amato

    Tony D'Amato It's all about the inches

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    He sucks
     
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    We don’t fukk with you musically
     
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    bigdaddy88 The King Of Power

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    its over nikka:francis:

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    don't old songs and singles only start counting after week 2 ?
    not that i know anything about streaming
    :manny:
     
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    He ain't on Atlantic :yeshrug:
     
  8. Renegade47

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    this. whoever he with now not dropping that payola to boost his sales
     
  9. Chris Cool

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    Nobody tryna hear Wale. :yeshrug: simple as that.
     
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    Inb4 wale rant tweets
     
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    VelourSocks Absentee Mind But The Wisdom Reach Mine

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    hes not putting out anything good.. album was buns other than sue me
     
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    This nikka YOUNGBOY moving units and don’t even promote his shyt lol
     
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    Your man’s is corny, flow is garbage and he’s notorious for being unlikable

    Anything he’s gotten in rap has been him overachieving
     
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    Might be time to go the Joe Budden route
    :francis:
     
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  15. Stick Up Kid

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    Why is this even a thread? Dude been washed up and irrelevant for a good 5-6 years now
     
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