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J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive (HHYW album review)

J Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive

“Ain’t no way around it no mo’/I am the greatest/Lot of ni***s sat on the throne/I am the latest” These are the first words J. Cole spit on the first verse of the song Fire Squad from his newest album. J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive is another demonstration of Cole’s sharp eye for production. Combine his ability to produce with his self-reflecting, awe-inspiring lyrics and it is easy to see why J Cole has risen to become one of the most prominent figures in mainstream hip hop music today. 2014 Forest Hills Drive dropped on December 9th, 2014, and it seems to me to be the years’ crowning achievement when it comes to hip hop music. The hip hop game continues to be watered down as the mainstream rappers representing the genre continue to lack more and more substance as major record labels put pressure on artists to go for quantity over quality. J Cole, however, is a break from the norm. He is the type of artist who strives for longevity, instead of just a few hit singles and one or two more years of fame. Read More »

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J. Cole announces new album “2014 Forest Hills Drive;” releases mini documentary & album cover

J Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Good news Dreamvillians, J. Cole is returning much sooner than you think. He released a slew of information that we have compiled just for you. First of all, his third full length album will be titled 2014 Forest Hills Drive, is officially being released on December 9th. The 13-track collection is also already available for preorder HERE, however, he has also decided that he is not releasing any singles or videos before the album drops. It’s an interesting strategy, and it will definitely pay off if the music is strong enough to back it up, which knowing Cole’s track record, he should have no problems with at all. It’s an exciting announcement, and we will keep you posted of any new developments. In the meantime, get ready for 2014 Forest HIlls Drive.

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