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Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid, m.A.A.d city” To Debut At #2 With 240,000 Sold

Early reports claim Kendrick Lamar debuts on Billboard at #2 spot with over 240,000 in sales.

Last week, DX reported that Kendrick Lamar’s critically acclaimed good kid, m.A.A.d city was expected to debut on the charts with over 200,000 copies sold. Now, HITS Daily Double brings in the final tally on the Compton upstart’s much-talked about project.

According to reports, good kid, m.A.A.d city debuted to 242,122 units sold, landing him at the #2 spot on the Billboard 200 sales chart. The Aftermath/Interscope emcee came in one spot behind Taylor Swift, whose album Red debuted at the #1 spot with 1,209,817 units sold.

The Billboard 200 isn’t the only chart on which K. Dot’s album nabbed a top-tier spot. As of October 23, good kid, m.A.A.d city managed to debut at the #2 spot on the iTunes album chart as well.

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9TH WONDER with Rapsody at Plan B

9th Wonder

UK Premier of ‘The Wonder Year’
plus Rapsody 

Saturday 8th December 2012 
7pm-9pm film // 10pm-4am Party

@  Plan B, 418 Brixton Road, London SW9 

Premier & Party – £12 in advance (limited seating) // Party Only £8

(All previously purchased unrefunded tickets are still valid)

We would like to appologise about the delay in getting this replacement show locked in! We have been working directly with 9th himself to make sure this happens as all the unfortunate mix ups before were out of both our and his control.

Having first broken through as the producer for the group Little Brother, alongside school friends Phonte & Big Pooh, this North Carolina native has cut his own path through the world of Hip-Hop. In the tradition of producers like DJ Premier, Just Blaze and Kanye West 9th Wonder has managed to build a bridge spanning both the commercial and underground scenes. Those that have come in search of his soul drenched sounds include Jay-Z, De La Soul, Destiny’s Chid, Erykah Badu, Mary J Blige, MOP & Murs. A list that exemplifies the huge cross appeal of this hugely talented producer.

To kick proceedings off we are screening the UK premier of the ‘The Wonder Year’ a documentary following a year in the life of
super producer 9th Wonder: CEO, NAACP ambassador, Duke University professor,and Grammy Award winning producer from his childhood home to late nights in the studio and everywhere in between and features a who’s who of Hip-Hop including: Drake, DJ Premier, DJ Green Lantern, J. Cole, Murs, Phonte, The Alchemist & more.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with 9th Wonder himself and then the fun really starts with a 2 hour DJ set from the man of the hour himself featuring a live PA by Rhapsody appearing in the UK for the very first time.

Kendrick Lamar Concert in London

Hold on to your hats UK ladies and gentlemen, the Top Dawg Entertainment signed one-quarter of the California hailing Black Hippy movement and quite possibly one of the best rappers doing it right now, Kendrick Lamar has announced his debut UK performance.

Kendrick will be performing a one off show at The Electric Ballroom in Camden, London on June 26th – with tickets now on sale via LiveNation from £20.75.