In what is sure to be an unforgettable and cherished moment for the North Carolina native, RocNation rapper J. Cole moved over 200,000 copies of his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story (RocNation), in the week since its release. The official SoundScan numbers put the album at 217,324 albums sold.
Coming hot off the heels of his recent smash single, “Can’t Get Enough” featuring Trey Songz, he has already released a video for his next single “Daddy’s Little Girl,” which you can check out below. J. Cole is the first artist in 2011 to reach the #1 spot with a debut album and has also claimed the title for having the highest selling Hip-Hop debut since Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday (Young Money/Universal) was released last December. It will be interesting to see where Cole ends up on the charts next week.