Was there ever any doubt? J. Cole has notched the No. 1 album in the country again.
The North Carolina rapper's new LP KOD has debuted in the No. 1 spot of the Billboard 200 chart. Jermaine earned 397,000 equivalent album units in the week ending April 26, reports Nielsen Music. That's enough for the largest streaming week of 2018, and the third-largest streaming week in history. It is also the biggest opening week for a rap album since Kendrick Lamar's Damn. moved 603,000 units in March 2017.