What appeared to be a chart-topping opening for 6ix9ine’s new surprise album is fast descending into an entirely different story.
Yet, days later, the sum was revised down to 40,000-50,000. A dip of over 60%.
Now, the downward trend continues.
For, Hits Daily Double’s latest update has the controversial rapper eyeing an opening of 35,000-45,000.
Beyond putting him further out of contention for the top spot (which now looks set to be Big Sean’s), it sees 6ix9ine in the running to only just scrape a top 10 finish.
And even that’s not a guarantee, given that the sales range above is in the same ballpark as older releases from the likes of DaBaby, Post Malone, and Harry Styles. All of whom are presently tracking behind 6ix9ine, but – as it’s an estimate – the potential margin of error could see some or all best the MC come the final count.
Whatever the case, the surprising numbers make clear why 6ix9ine is venting to anyone who’ll listen about perceived “lack of support” from leading entities.
Perhaps it’s not the entities but the audience. With that, what are…