J. Cole to Drop New Material Online Every Sunday

It’s a Cole world. On Sunday night (July 31) J. Cole took to his site to announce plans to release new material every Sunday until the release of his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, on September 27.

“Every Sunday til the album drops I’ll be back with something,” he wrote. “Maybe just 1 song, maybe a video, depending on how I’m feeling. September 27! We almost there. Until then (sic).”

The North Carolina rapper released the first installment of the Sunday freebies yesterday with an EP, appropriately titled Any Given Sunday #1, featuring five songs.

The EP starts off with “Like A Star,” a song the 2010 XXL Freshman claimed he was saving for the second album. “Due to some other shit beyond my control, I’ma let this out now,” he wrote about the track on his site. The new song is followed by a previously released track, “Knock on Wood.” Rappers Omen and Voli hop on the Voli-produced track titled “Pity.” He then follows the collab with “How High,” which was “guaranteed to go on The Sideline Story” at one point, he said. “Unabomber” wraps up the project.

Any Given Sunday #1 is now available for free download here. —Rachelle Jean-Louis

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  • muted mulla atari

    J Cole needS to drop jay z and get on with his career. He’s been signed to live nation for how many years now with a major label release no were in site. His buzz is dead, sure he made a few fans but it nothing like it could have been. Jay is doing the same exact thing to jay electronica, sure he never put out massive amounts of music but it’s been silence since we heard the deal. Jay z only cares about himself and had no idea how to run a record label or manage talent

    • Shawty J

      Cole got signed in 2009, it’s been two years which is not a long time for someone to be signed without releasing an album. The album is coming out next month, and the release date wasn’t up to Jay in the first place, it was up to Sony.

    • Jfree

      im pretty sure jay-z is so rich that he doesn’t mind helping up and coming rappers out. jay z is letting j. cole perfect his album. its not like he doesn’t want j. cole to drop and steal all his fans away. i mean why can’t you like them both. plus jay z won’t be around forever. i feel like he is passing the torch to either jay electronica of j. cole

  • beast mode

    @mutedmullatari dog do you just talk out your ass he has a album coming out next month

  • Cdubz

    The download was taken down by the label