J. Cole sold more than expected and projected by most for his third studio album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive. The first weeks sales are in and not only did Cole's album hit #1 on the Billboard 200's chart, he also sold a very impressive 371,000 copies. Yes you read right, thats six digits without a promotional single or radio hit and the bare minimum in clever promotion....
According to Revolt.TV,
J. Cole also broke two records for the year, becoming the highest selling hip-hop album of 2014 and topping the Spotify record for most streamed album in a week.
After numbers were released J.Cole tweeted a couple of words for the industry:
Also check out HipHopWired: 11 Reasons J. Cole’s 2014 Forrest Hills Drive Became #1 Album for a good read.
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