J. Cole Just Earned His First-Ever Top 10 Billboard Hit

He also joins Drake and DMX with another impressive new charting milestone.
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In addition to being the third biggest debut of 2016, J. Cole's new album, 4 Your Eyez Only, has put him in some exclusive company. By charting at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 this week, Cole now joins Drake and DMX as the only rap artists to reach the No. 1 spot with their first four full-length releases.

Additionally, 4 Your Eyez Only becomes just the third album to surpass 100k streaming equivalent album units in a single week in the US. 

As for the material that makes up the about-to-be-Gold-certified album, standout selection (that you may or may not be sick of already) "Deja Vu," produced by Vinylz, Boi-1da, Velous and Ron Gilmore, is slated to premiere at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, marking Cole's first ever Top 10 record on the chart. His previous high-water mark was for "Work Out," which peaked at No. 13 in January of 2012. In total, all ten tracks on 4 Your Eyez Only will debut on the Hot 100.

Based on these impressive numbers, it would appear Cole aced his own class. Job well done.

Note: All data provided by Chart Data.


By DJ Z, who loves to argue with you on Twitter.

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