Jay-Z released an official statement on the album’s success via MTV News.
“J. Cole’s success is testament to amazing artist development and Cole’s hard work,” Jay said. “I want to congratulate him on a #1 album and more importantly a great body of work.“
Cole released a video (below) reiterating what he said on twitter yesterday. The 26-year old St John’s University graduate thanked everyone from his fans to radio stations for helping him move 217,000 copies of his album.
Cole is said to already be working on his sophomore disc.