Top 10 selling records from May 11 to May 17 at V.I.P. Records, 1014 Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach, (562) 591-2349; www.viplongbeach.com. V.I.P. Records specializes in R&B, rap, gospel, blues, jazz and reggae, and they carry CDs, LPs, cassettes and DVDs.
1) Tank, Sex, Love & Pain (Blackground)
2) Bobby Valentino, Special Occasion (Disturbing tha Peace)
3) Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Strength & Loyalty (Interscope)
4) Big Squeeze, Snoop Dogg Presents Big Squeeze (HN)
5) Ne-Yo, Because of You (Def Jam)
6) Lloyd, Street Love (The Inc/Universal/Motown)
7) Young Jeezy, The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102 (Def Jam)
8) Joe, Ain't Nothin' Like Me (Jive)
9) Tyrese, Alter Ego (J-Records)
10) Musiq Soulchild, Luvanmusiq (Atlantic)
STAFF PICK: Lil Bam, Twenty Twenty Vision: Stating the Facts (Hoodbound Entertainment): "It's a good quality album without the need for a major label." (Dion)
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