J. Cole’s The Off-Season debuts at No. 1

J. Cole’s <i>The Off-Season</i> debuts at No. 1 J. Cole. Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images.  

J. Cole‘s last album The Off-Season debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 with 282,000 equivalent units sold. The feat makes the release the biggest rap album of the year so far, and the second-largest overall for total units earned. The 12-track album, which dropped last week, boasts features from 21 Savage, Diddy, Lil Baby, and production from Timbaland and Jake One.

Prior to the album’s release, the rapper shared a short documentary on how the album came together, Applying Pressure: The Off-Season Documentary.

Currently, J. Cole is currently playing professional basketball in Rwanda after being signed to the country’s national team, the Patriots.