Nicki Minaj's third album, The Pinkprint, dropped this week and even though it's only been out for a little over a day, sales projection numbers are rather optimistic. Hits Daily Double reported today that The Pinkprint is set to sell 155,000 to 165,000 albums in its first week, with an additional 15,000 album streams. Considering that 2014 was a rather slow year in sales for hip-hop, these are pretty good numbers and Nicki Minaj has had one of the best first weeks of the year. But then again, this isn't surprising. Nicki told us last month that "The Pinkprint will be important to hip-hop" and so far, if sales are any indication, it seems like she's right.  

Stream The Pinkprint here and let us know what you think!