DaBaby responds to low sales forecast for new album in the first week

DaBaby’s new album Baby on baby 2 it is predicted to do mediocre songs and the North Carolina rapper seems to be pleased and even bragging about it.

On Wednesday (September 28), DaBaby Instagram fan page DaBaby2Baby reported that the controversial rapper’s new LP will sell about 16,500 units in its first week. A short time later, DaBaby shared the news with his fans via his Instagram Story. The “Suge” rapper turned out to be proud of the numbers.

“Not bad for the blackened Baby,” he wrote on the post along with a flex emoji.

DaBaby responds to low album sales forecast.

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If the prediction sticks, that would mean a massive drop from DaBaby’s previous LP, Blame it on Babywhich debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart after moving 124,000 units in its first week when it was released in April 2020.

The new album was a bit of a surprise, as Baby had teased the project, but didn’t officially announce the release date until hours before it came out. In a video promo for the album, he insisted he didn’t fall off. The album was topped by the singles “Tough Skin”, “Waitress” and “Socks”. In fact, the album’s release had a bit of controversy, as DaBaby gave Megan Thee Stallion the name of the song “Boogeyman” and claimed he’d had sex with the Houston rapper multiple times.

“You play with me that shit was childish / The day before she said Tory Lanez shot her, I was fuckin on Megan Thee Stallion,” DaBaby raps, referring to the incident where Tory Lanez is accused of shooting Megan in Los Angeles on July 12, 2020. “Waited to say that shit on my next album / Hit it the day before too / But I keep it player, I ain’t say something ’bout it / Had her pretty boy, boyfriend tweeted me , ready to die “Bout the bitch like a coward/I told you niggas don’t play, now you gotta deal with me/I poked the muthafuckin bear, I’m an animal.”

He even released a video for the song featuring a Megan lookalike.

DaBaby’s career took a hit after his homophobic tirade on stage in 2021 Rolling Loud Miami last July. He defended his actions first. He later apologized to the LGBTQ+ community, but days later, he pulled the apology from his Instagram page.

DaBaby recently announced that he will embark on the Baby on Baby 2 Tour, which will include 13 cities in Minneapolis, Minnesota starting October 27 and ending in Los Angeles on November 19.

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