J. Cole Earns Sixth No. 1 On Billboard 200 With ‘The Off-Season’

J. Cole has earned his sixth No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart after his latest album, The Off-Season, debuted atop the tally.

The Off-Season recorded the biggest week for a hip-hop release in 2021 with 282,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending May 20, according to MRC Data. The Off-Season dropped on May 14 via Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope.

Of The Off-Season‘s 282,000 equivalent album units, SEA units comprise 243,000, which equals 325.05 million on-demand streams of the album’s tracks, album sales comprise 37,000 and TEA units comprise 2,000.

This is Cole’s sixth chart topper following 2018’s KOD, 2016’s 4 Your Eyez Only, 2014’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive, 2013’s Born Sinner and 2011’s Cole World: The Sideline Story.

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