Definition of Real debuted on the Billboard 200 at number two selling 214,902 copies in the first week of release, making it his second #2 album and highest first week sales, beating his debut album The Real Testament, which sold 96,000 in its first week. It was released on the same day as Lil Wayne's album Tha Carter III. It was the second best-selling hip hop album at the time in 2008 until it was beat by first week sales of The Game's album LAX, Young Jeezy's album The Recession and Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III. It was the fifth fast-selling hip hop album of 2008, until T.I.'s sixth studio album Paper Trail became the second in 2008, putting the album the sixth fastest selling hip hop album of 2008. In celebration of the album he renamed the date Goon 10th, instead of June 10 As of October 2008, the album has sold approximately 524,000 copies in the United States. It has become the rapper's second album to go gold and is his most successful sales of album to date.