OFFICIAL: “The Eminem Show” is Best Selling Cassette Rap Album of 2017 !

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Cassette tapes are making a comeback, and Eminem and Kanye West are among the rappers leading the charge.In 2017, there were 174,000 cassette albums copies sold, a 35 percent increase from 2016 when 129,000 were sold, according to Nielson Music.

 

Holding it down for hip-hop, Em and ‘Ye appear in the top 10. The Rap God sits at #5. People bought 3,000 cassettes of Shady’s The Eminem Show. West sits at #9, as he sold 2,000 copies of his Yeezus album.

 

Check out the entire top 10 below.

 

Top 10 Selling Cassette Albums of 2017 in the U.S.

1. Soundtrack, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2 (19,000)

2. Soundtrack, Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 (15,000)

3. Soundtrack, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Mix, Vol. 1 (5,000)

4. Soundtrack, Stranger Things, Volume One (3,000)

5. Eminem, The Eminem Show (3,000)

6. Various Artists, The Hamilton Mixtape (3,000)

7. Prince and the Revolution, Purple Rain (Soundtrack) (2,000)

8. Twenty One Pilots, Blurryface (2,000)

9. Kanye West, Yeezus (2,000)

10. Nirvana, Nevermind (2,000)

 

[VIA XXL]