These days, it seems rappers are announcing their retirement earlier and earlier. J. Cole maybe the next rhymer to hang up his mic at the age of 36.
Tuesday, May 11, J. Cole spoke with Slam Magazine to discuss his next studio album, The low season. Speaking with basketball magazine, Cole confirms that he could possibly retire from hip-hop but would never confirm when the end of his reign comes.
“Oh, bro, I’m very comfortable with the potential to end this shit,” Cole said. Snap. “But I’ll never say, Oh, this is my last album.
As the conversation continues, the “No Role Modelz” rhymer added additional context on his ideal retirement situation.
“I do all of this work to be at peace with it,” says J. Cole. “If I’ve never done another album, I’m cool. That’s the reason for it all, so I know I’m putting it all on the board.”
Cole’s exit slam The cover is aligned with the rapper’s latest announcements regarding his next career moves. Monday (May 10), ESPN reported that the rapper is preparing to play for the Rwandan Patriots in the Basketball Africa League.
Cole is also expected to post his latest project, Low season, May 14. The LP is believed to be a precursor to The fall, an album Cole has been teasing since 2018.
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