Eminem is the only artist who has sold more albums in this decade than The Beatles.
Eminem’s new album Relapse sold 608,000 copies last week, lengthening his lead as the artist who has sold the most albums in the 2000s. The rap superstar has sold 31,127,000 albums since the first week of January 2000. In second place: The Beatles, who have sold 27,591,000 albums in the same period.
Hip-Hop artists in the Top 10 as follows:
No.01 Eminem, 31,127,000. First charted: 1999
No.07 Nelly, 21,206,000. First charted: 2000
No.10 Jay-Z, 19,379,000. First charted: 1996
May 29th is the kick off date for this summer’s Get Your Own series, and on the lineup are some of the best and most recognized artists in the Dallas underground scene.
Headlining the event is Dallas staple Headkrack. He has been a backbone in the community, staying active in the underground scene, and working with the mainstream on 97.9 The Beat.
Co headling the bill is another killer Dallas supergroup, Awkquarius , which is the newest incarnation of underground rappers Pikahsso and Tahiti. These guys have the energy and momentum to carry the show all night.