Born Sinner is the second studio album by American rapper J. Cole. It was released on June 18, 2013, by Roc Nation, Columbia Records, ByStorm Entertainment and Dreamville Records. The album serves as the follow-up to his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011). The album features guest appearances from Miguel, Amber Coffman, Jhené Aiko, James Fauntleroy, Bas, TLC, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent. The album was also primarily produced by Cole himself, along with others such as Jake One, Syience, Christian Rich and Elite.
The album was supported by four official singles; "Power Trip", "Crooked Smile", "Forbidden Fruit" and "She Knows", along with the promotional single "Miss America". Born Sinner received generally positive reviews from critics. The album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200, selling 297,000 copies in its first week of release. After two weeks of being at number two, Born Sinner climbed to number one in its third week. The album has since been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). As of December 2016, the album has sold 796,000 copies in the United States. .