If anybody ever dared to doubt the sales power and impact of Nicki Minaj, the response to the rapstress’s latest singles – ‘Chun-Li’ and ‘Barbie Tingz’ – should act as viable reasons to reconsider that stance.
As we reported here, the cuts – which both premiered this morning (April 12) – are reportedly the lead singles from Minaj’s long-awaited fourth studio album, the follow-up to 2014’s double platinum ‘Pinkprint.’ The fan reactions to the tunes’ respective releases, coupled with with the Harajuku Barbie’s domination of headlines due to confirmed beef with fellow femcee Cardi B (click here to read about that), certainly made the Young Money maven the top talk of the day.
The ultimate result? She’s topped the iTunes sales chart with both singles:
As of time reported, Minaj is occupying three of the top 10 positions on the iTunes sales chart:
The rollout on digital sales outlets – in addition to availability on top streaming platforms – will spell for a handsome Hot 100 debut for the tunes upon their arrivals on the chart.
Keep it locked for more news on this as it develops.