Almost a year ago J. Cole released his two song stimulation program, Lewis Street, which contained tracks “The Climb Back” and “Lion King on Ice”. Since then, fans have been yearning for Cole again and it’s finally here.
On Friday May 7th, the founder of Dreamville Records released a new single titled “Interlude”. The offer is the first joint to arrive Cole’s next album The off-season, is expected to arrive on May 14.
The new song is produced by T-Minus, Cole and Tommy Parker, and finds Jermaine coming out strong with a melodious flow on the sample-based track. “I come in peace, but fuck me, better beware / The others are crap, under creepy covers,” sinks Cole. “This southern heat makes summers unbearable / Last week you saw your mom cry / Cry because she doesn’t want to bury your brother / Blood is flowing while the EMT has to carry her baby like surrogates. “
The offer lasts just over two minutes and serves as a fitting introduction to what to expect next week.
J. Cole announced Thursday afternoon (May 6) that he would drop the record despite feeling he initially wanted to release the entire album in one go. “I thought I was going to drop the album all at once,” he tweeted. “Sometimes you gotta say shit tho. New song tonight. 12 o’clock.” Interlude “from The Off-Season.”
The Fayetteville, NC rapper officially revealed the album’s release date on Tuesday, May 4, writing in an Instagram post, “My New Album The Off-Season available on 05/14. Just know that this is ‘was years in the making. “
The download included an image of the cover illustration for The off-season.
Before J. Cole confirmed the album’s arrival date, there had been plenty of hints that he would be releasing a project, including a photo of the rapper in the studio and Cole revealing that he “had just come through. city for The off-season. “
The album was initially referred to as a mixtape when it premiered announced in December 2020. At the time, Cole posted an image of a checklist on a notebook page, which had The off-season arrive before The fall album. His label Revenge of Dreams 3 the compilation album had already been crossed out and the list also had a line that said “It’s a Boy”, potentially suggesting that J. Cole might have a child on the way.
Here is to receive a teaser of The off-season a week earlier. Check out J. Cole’s “Interlude” below.
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