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J. Cole to Take Over Hot 200 Throne From Tony Bennett Next Week

September 29, 2011 (5:04 am) GMT
The protege of Jay-Z is expected to sell 240,000 to 250,000 copies of his debut album 'Cole World: the Sideline Story'.
J. Cole

Shortly after occupied No. 1 and scored his first chart topper on Billboard Hot 200, already he is predicted unable to hold the throne for another week. It's , the protege of , who is estimated to push aside the 85-year-old jazz/soul singer from the top spot.

Music experts suggest that the Roc Nation rapper will rule the U.S. album chart with his debut studio album "". The album which features , and is predicted to sell 240,000 to 250,000 copies in its opening week.

If the final sale figure meets the expectation, Cole will be the first solo act to debut at No. 1 with his first album since did so with his 2010's "The Adventures of Bobby Ray". Also, he would score the biggest bow for any act's debut chart effort since opened at No. 2 with "" (375,000) last December.

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