J. Cole helps followers get by way of the week with a shock drop.
Producer Bvtman unveiled the rapper’s new observe “Procrastination (Broke)” on Wednesday evening (Jan. 18), together with a textual content message from Cole, through which he notes that the tune wasn’t meant to be launched. Nevertheless, he determined to drop it as a “thanks” to Bvtman and “each producer on the market cooking up and sharing their work with the world.”
“It’s 1,000,000 artists on the market proper now similar to me, hungry and looking day-after-day for one thing to spark a phrase, a melody, a hook, a verse, a punchline, a approach to vent, or a approach to lower by way of,” the textual content reads. “On a day once I couldn’t discover a lot motivation, I used to be searching for something to encourage me. Out of curiosity, I typed in ‘J. Cole sort beat’ into YouTube. Yours was the primary I noticed. I pressed play, centered, and wrote this.”
Cole concluded by writing, “That is some s— that may usually keep within the vault, however I don’t wish to maintain onto the music like that no extra. That is for you and whoever else want to listen to it. God bless bro and maintain doing what you do!”
The brand new tune comes greater than a 12 months after J. Cole dropped his six studio album, The Off-Season, in 2021 through Dreamville/Roc Nation/Interscope. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart dated Might 29, 2021. A lot of his different albums, together with KOD (2018), 4 Your Eyez Solely (2016), 2014 Forest Hills Drive (2014), Born Sinner (2013) and Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011), additionally topped the Billboard 200.
Hearken to “Procrastination (Broke)” under.