Santa Monica, CA – J. Cole is certainly in album mode. After dropping off “Middle Child” on Wednesday evening (January 23), Dreamville Records despatched out a press launch confirming Cole is at the moment engaged on his sixth studio album and follow-up to 2018’s KOD.
“In addition to J. Cole’s forthcoming album, Dreamville is within the means of finishing three extremely anticipated initiatives, to be launched within the first half of 2019: Revenge of the Dreamers III, a collaborative undertaking that includes Dreamville artists along with among the most fun artists and producers in hip-hop at the moment, Shea Butter Baby, from fast-rising R&B singer/songwriter Ari Lennox, and Mirrorland, from boundary-blurring Atlanta duo EarthGang,” the press launch learn.
No additional particulars can be found on his solo album presently.
Cole and the remainder of the Dreamville camp not too long ago wrapped up the Revenge Of The Dreamers III classes. Rick Ross, T.I., Tay Keith, Curren$y, Vince Staples and Wale, amongst others are reported to be concerned with the undertaking.
That launch date can also be below wraps.
Plenty of hypothesis has come together with the discharge of “Middle Child.” Twitter believes Cole threw out a subliminal aimed toward Kanye West and the drama with Drake.
“This watch got here from Drizzy, he gave me a present/Back when the rap recreation was prayin’ I’d diss/They act like two legends can’t coexist/But I’d by no means beef with a nigga for nothin’/But I’d by no means beef with a nigga for nothin’/If I smoke a rapper, it’s gon’ be legit.
“It gained’t be for clout, it gained’t be for fame/It gained’t be ’trigger my shit ain’t sellin’ the identical/It gained’t be to promote you my newest lil’ sneakers/It gained’t be ’trigger some nigga slid in my lane,” he spits.
Last August, Cole dropped the “Album Of The Year” freestyle, which coincided with The Off Season announcement. He additionally teased a undertaking known as The Fall Off on KOD’s album nearer, “1985 (Intro To The Fall Off).”