Pink Friday was released Nov. 2010 but sold 33,000 copies just last week.
The success of Nicki Minaj's first album steadily escalates as the weeks go by. She secured the number 9 spot on the Billboard 200. She also now has the 'female rap album with the most consecutive weeks in the Top 10.
Facts: Lil' Kim's album, "The Notorious Kim," debuted at Number 4 but only stayed there for two weeks. Lauryn Hill's, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," comes closer with 10 consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200.
Whatever Nicki Minaj is doing works.