There was some speculation made earlier today that J. Cole would be releasing a new album before the year was out. Those predictions have been confirmed. Now available for pre-order on iTunes2014 Forest Hills Drive is officially slated for a December 9th release date, putting Cole head-to-head with Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V. No word yet on what music is going to be make the LP, but the iTunes order does confirm that the project will have thirteen tracks, so Cole fans should have a lot to look forward to.

In addition to providing the pre-order link via his official Twitter page, Cole also released a short documentary announcing the album's release and concept. The project will produce no pre-release singles.

Peep the new album artwork above and check the video below. Let the countdown to 2014 Forest Hills Drive begin.