NEW YORK, NY -- KOCH Records had a record sales week with four of the top Independent albums for the week of March 1st, 2007, according to Soundscan numbers released today.
B.G. & The Chopper City Boyz' "We Got This" debuted at #1 on the Billboard Independent Chart with almost 27,000 units sold, while Slim Thug & The Boss Hogg Outlawz' "Serve & Collect" debuted at #3 with almost 13,000 sold.
Unk's October 2006 release, "Beat'n Down Yo Block," remained on the chart at #10 with almost 5,600 units sold. Unk also topped the Billboard New Artist Albums Chart and the Heatseekers Charts at #1. And finally, Jim Jones' smash November release, "Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)," charted at #11 with 5,800 units sold. Both Unk and Jim Jones have platinum ringtones and gold digital singles for their hits, "Walk It Out," and "We Fly High," respectively.
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KOCH Records President Bob Frank comments, "We are off to the races in '07 and looking forward to what will be our best year ever. We have a very strong release schedule and a great team to make it all happen. It's hard to beat that combination!"