J. Cole’s ‘Born Sinner’ Goes Gold, Jay Z’s ‘MCHG’ Still No.1
Jay Z continues his retail dominance as ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ has sold close to 128,000 copies in its second week on the shelves and remains atop the Billboard charts.
‘Magna Carta …’ becomes the first rap album in almost two years to spend two straight weeks at number one. The last album to accomplish the feat was Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter IV’ in 2011.
Jay’s fellow Roc Nation artist, J. Cole came in at number eight on the charts with ‘Born Sinner’ selling 27,000 copies and is now certified gold after five weeks on retailer’s shelves. This is Cole’s second consecutive album to strike the gold mark. See the full story with more numbers over at Billboard.