November 26th, 2010
03:30 PM ET
They've teamed up together on a single for his latest project, and now the pair stand poised to take over the charts.
Billboard is reporting that rappers Kanye West and Nicki Minaj are projected to have a big week with their respective albums. West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" could sell as many as 550,000 units by November 28, which would see him crowned No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Meanwhile, Minaj's debut album, "Pink Friday," is reportedly on track to sell more than 400,000. According to Billboard, such an achievement could mark the best sales week for a female hip-hop artist since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking sales in 1991.
If she does well enough, Minaj could topple the record currently held by Lauryn Hill, whose album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" launched with 423,000 sold in 1998.
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