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Lil Durk’s “Remember My Name” Debuted with 23.6K Sales; “Like Me” Sold Another 8K

Lil Durk [Def Jam]

Supported by years of mixtape buzz and single “Like Me,” Lil Durk’s “Remember My Name” officially entered the market last week.

It posted a first week sales total just shy of 24,000.

According to Nielsen Music, the Chicago-based rapper’s debut album moved 23,564 traditional copies during the June 1-7 tracking week.

With Track Equivalent Albums (10 single sales = 1 album sale) and Streaming Equivalent Albums (1500 single streams = 1 album sale) included, the album generated a first week consumption total of 27,615 units. Roughly 2,599 units are attributable to TEA (~25,990 track sales), while the remaining ~1,452 come from SEA (~2.179 million streams).

Thanks to that total, it debuts at #14 on the revamped, consumption-oriented Billboard 200.

— In conjunction with the album’s launch week, the aforementioned “Like Me (featuring Jeremih)” enjoyed a 117% week-over-week sales gain. It sold 8.3K copies during the June 1-7 tracking week.

When the June 1-7 tracking week ended, its cumulative US sales total was 40.1K.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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