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"Tha Carter IV" already certified Platinum

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ nba=”true” src=”” //a/divstrongBy The Hip Hop Writer/strongbr /strongHip Hop Vibe Staff Writer/strongbr /br /On “John,” Lil Wayne rapped “prepare for the worst, but still praying for the best.” When it came to the sales of emTha Carter IV/em, Wayne told his team not to worry. During the first week, his 2008 album, emTha Carter III/em sold 1.1 million copies. Lil Wayne did not want to pressure himself with the same burden on emTha Carter IV/ /br /Initially, the predictions for emTha Carter IV/em’s first week sales were around 700,000 copies. Before the end of the week, projections had risen to 900,000 copies and finally 1 million copies. Last week, the album broke the record set, only weeks before, by The Throne’s album, emWatch the Throne/em, on /br /Lil Wayne has lived up to the projections on emTha Carter IV/em with the album selling a little over 1 million copies in its first full week out. Already, the Young Money CEO will be handed a platinum plaque.div class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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