West Coast rapper Game is the latest hip-hop heavyweight to salute J. Cole’s new fire. The Los Angeles native has stepped forward to put some respek on the newly released KOD album.
This week, Game went to Instagram and served up a perfect caption to describe Cole’s audio masterpiece.
A few hours ago, J. Cole blessed fans with his new “Kevin’s Heart” video premiere.
Based on initial estimates, Cole’s latest solo effort could sell around 400,000 copies in its first week.
J. Cole, who’s breaking all manner of streaming records, according to Spotify and Apple, is on track for a boffo chart bow this week.
J. Cole (Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope) 375-390k total activity, 140-155k album
A Perfect Circle (BMG) 56-61k, 52-57k
Lord Huron (Suraja/Republic) 28-32k, 24-27k
Brothers Osborne (EMI Nashville) 19-22k, 15-17k
Bishop Briggs (Teleport/Island) 14-16k, 10-11k (HITS Daily Double)
After just its first 24 hours of availability, KOD helped J. Cole break a monster Apple Music record.
J. Cole’s fifth album, KOD, has broken Apple Music’s record for streams in the first 24 hours in the US with 64.5 million streams on its first day, Apple tells The Verge. KOD surpassed the previous record holder, Drake’s Views, by nearly 1 million streams. Seven out of the top 10 most streamed songs in a 24-hour period on Apple Music are now from KOD. (The Verge)