Hip-hop duo’s ‘SremmLife’ album may sell 45,000 in first week.
After breaking through in 2014 with two top 10 hit singles on the Hot Rap Songs chart, hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd has its sights set on the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart.
The act (brothers Khalif "Swae Lee" Brown and Aaquil "Slim Jimmy" Brown) released its debut album SremmLife on Jan. 6 through Eardruma/Interscope Records. Industry forecasters suggest the set may sell upwards of 45,000 to 50,000 copies in the week ending Jan. 11. The album features the hit singles "No Flex Zone" (which peaked at No. 8 on Hot Rap Songs) and the No. 2 smash "No Type." The act's latest Rap hit, "Throw Sum Mo," featuring Nicki Minaj & Young Thug, debuts at No. 19 on the chart dated Jan. 17.