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Did Rick Ross’ Deeper Than Rap Flop?

In 50 Cent Music on May 20, 2009 at 5:36 am

281x211While Rick Ross‘ Deeper Than 50 Cent did hit #1 on the Billboard Top 200, some say the numbers were weak.

“150,000 is not a lot of copies sold on a major [label],” MTV.com reader Eagles36 wrote in. “Fifty did 691,000 his first week. Rick Ross is a joke.”

For the record, Deeper Than Rap’s first-week numbers aren’t far off from his first two LPs, both of which went in at #1. Last year’s Trilla pushed 198,000 copies in its first week, while his 2006 effort Port of Miami sold 187,000 out of the gate.

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