J. Cole’s “MIDDLE CHILD” Reaches #1 At Rhythmic Radio

“MIDDLE CHILD” replaces “A Lot” at #1 on this week’s chart.

J. Cole - MIDDLE CHILD | Dreamville/Interscope

21 Savage’s “A Lot (featuring J. Cole)” spent the past two weeks at #1 on the Mediabase rhythmic radio chart.

This week, J. Cole’s own “MIDDLE CHILD” takes over the #1 position.

Up three places from last week’s position, “MIDDLE CHILD” earns #1 on the strength of its ~5,626 tracking period spins. This week’s count tops last week’s mark by 553.

Khalid’s “Talk” moves into the runner-up spot. The song, which was #7 last week, received ~5,207 spins during the April 21-27 tracking period (+640).

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s “Look Back At It” rises three places to #3, while Meek Mill’s “Going Bad (featuring Drake)” slips two spots to #4.

The aforementioned “A Lot” drops to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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