J. Cole's highly anticipated project, "The Off-Season," is here. This is what fans are saying about the album.
Thus far, HotNewHipHop readers are loving Cole's KOD follow-up. On HNHH, the album has an 89% positive rating from fans with comments declaring Friday to be Cole's day, despite another highly-anticipated release from Nicki Minaj.
"Cole didn’t not [sic] disappoint, this is just what the game needed," one user wrote.
Other users celebrated the all-star lineup of producers who worked on the project. Timbaland, Boi-1da, DJ Dahi, Jake One, Frank Dukes, Tae Beast, Maneesh, Wa1o, Sucuki, Coleman, Tommy Parker, Mario Luciano, T-Minus, and Cole, himself, are all credited.
"DIFFERENT PRODUCERS FINALLY," another user cheered.
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An early favorite on the tracklist appears to be "9 5 . s o u t h," the Cam'ron assisted introduction to the album. Maneesh, COLEMAN, and Boi-1da are credited with the song's production.
"The last :35 seconds of 95 south has me ready to beat up everybody in my house," one fan wrote on Twitter.
Some fans are even suggesting that 21 and Cole should do a full project together: "If we can’t get the cole and kdot album we need cole and 21."
Listeners were also shocked to hear Cole confirm that he got in a fight with Diddy, a story he references on "Let Go My Hand."
Check out more responses below.