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Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Hits Number One

Wow, Birdman ain’t lie. According to Hits Daily Double, Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter IV sold an estimated one million copies. If the number holds up, he becomes the second rapper after Eminem to hit platinum twice in the first week. The final tally is in tomorrow, but this will mark Weezy’s third number one album. Belee dat. UPDATE: Final number via SoundScan: 965,342 Digital: 362,058 | CD: 603,284

Game The R.E.D. Album Hits Number One

Jay-Z and Kanye West have been dethroned. After seven days, Game’s fourth LP, The R.E.D. Album has moved 97,879 copies, giving him his fourth straight number one album. The project ousted Watch The Throne by just 3,301 units. Congrats, Chuck. Here’s what he said via a statement: