J. Cole’s “MIDDLE CHILD” Remains #1 At Urban Radio

“MIDDLE CHILD” spends a second week atop the urban chart.

J. Cole - MIDDLE CHILD | Dreamville/Interscope

J. Cole’s “MIDDLE CHILD” retains the top spot on this week’s Mediabase urban radio chart.

Played ~5,027 times during the May 5-11 tracking period, “MIDDLE CHILD” earns a second week at #1. This week’s spin count trails last week’s figure by 373 but keeps “MIDDLE CHILD” ahead of the competition.

The closest competition comes from Meek Mill’s “Going Bad (featuring Drake),” which climbs one place to #2. It received ~4,673 spins (-193).

Cardi B & Bruno Mars’ “Please Me” slips one place to #3, while A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s “Look Back At It” rises one place to #4.

Lil Baby’s “Close Friends” also rises one place, in its case moving from #6 to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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