J. Cole delivers his fifth solo studio album KOD, on Friday (April 20). ___
As with his last two projects, Jermaine planned a swift rollout for his new LP. He announced the album on Monday (April 16), only hours after promoting a then-mysterious get-together at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre. The surprise event turned out to be an album listening for the select few hundred people who were able to make it in the building. Cole performed the entire LP and explained the meaning behind the songs.
The follow up to 2016’s 4 Your Eyez Only, the N.C. MC’s new offering contains 12 titles in total. Unlike his last two albums, the release does have features, with Kill Edward appearing on two tracks. However, this mystery artist appears to be Cole.
On the new tape, the Dreamville head honcho experiments with different flows and waxes poetic about a number of topics with a recurring theme of addiction. Cole revealed the album’s title has multiple meanings including Kids on Drugs, King Overdose and Kill Our Demons. “This album is in no way intended to glorify addiction,” a line of script on the cover art reads. ... See MoreSee Less
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