“The Marshall Mathers LP” and “Recovery” are two of the best-selling hip-hop albums of this decade that demonstrated their potential on the very first week after their release.

This list is topped by the ninth studio album of Lil Wayne, the second place belongs to Drake’s release of “Views”. The third and the fourth positions are occupied by Eminem leaving the last place in Top 5 for Drake.

Here is the list:

Biggest hip-hop debut US pure sales weeks of the decade
1. “Tha Carter IV” (2011) Lil Wayne 964 000
2. “Views” (2016) Drake 852 000
3. “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” (2013) Eminem 792 000
4. “Recovery” (2010) Eminem 741 000
5. “Nothing Was the Same” (2013) Drake