• Miami rapper Rick Ross, whose hit single "Hustlin'" has sold more than a million ringtones, moved 187,269 copies of his album (featuring Jay-Z) its first week out.
• Pennsylvania post-grunge rockers Breaking Benjamin, who spent the summer on the road with Staind, sold 124,790 copies of their third album its first week on shelves.
• The first Slayer album in 16 years to feature the original lineup seems to have reignited the group's fanbase. Their latest, Rick Rubin-produced effort sold 62,449 units — their best since 1994.
To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here
MUSIC 9 Classic Devo Videos
OLYMPICS 18 Epic Opening Ceremonies