“The Defiant Ones” Documentary Boosts Dr. Dre and Eminem Albums Sales Dramatically

Remy Gelenidze

This week HBO premiered, The Defiant Ones, the 4-part documentary about Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, which features rare footage, never-before-heard stories and new interviews from Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, NAS and a lot more.

Looks like the documentary boosted the album sales of Dr. Dre and Eminem. Dre’s 1992 classic The Chronic holds #6 on iTunes Hip-Hop album sales, which tops Jay’s recently released 4:44 album at #7. Other albums that are charting in Top 100 are:

#6 – Chronic – Dr. Dre

#10 – The Marshall Mathers LP – Eminem

#11 – The Slim Shady LP – Eminem

#12 – The Eminem Show – Eminem

#13 – Compton – Dr. Dre

#17 – 2001 – Dr. Dre

#32 – Recovery – Eminem

#33 – Curtain Call: The Hits (Deluxe) – Eminem

#35 – Straight Outta Compton – N.W.A.

#39 – The Marshall Mathers LP 2 – Eminem

#67 – Encore – Eminem

#87 – Curtain Call: The Hits – Eminem

#89 – N.W.A. Greatest Hits – N.W.A.

Some classics are also back in the Top 100 Hip-Hop Songs charts:

#31 – Forgot About Dre – Dr. Dre, featuring Eminem

#33 – The Next Episode – Dr. Dre, featuring Snoop Dogg

#41 – My Name Is – Eminem

#45 – Boyz-n-the-Hood – Eazy-E

#47 – Nuthin’ But a G thang – Dr. Dre, featuring Snoop Dogg

#50 – The Real Slim Shady – Eminem

#54 – I Need A Doctor – Dr. Dre, featuring Eminem & Skylar Grey

#69 – ‘Till I Collapse – Eminem, featuring Nate Dogg

#78 – Without Me – Eminem

#82 – Rap God – Eminem

#84 – Still D.R.E. – Dr. Dre, featuring Snoop Dogg

#94 – Eminem – Not Afraid

#95 – F**k The Police – N.W.A.

#97 – Love The Way You Lie – Eminem, featuring Rihanna

 

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