J. Cole released his last album, Born Sinner, in 2013. Since then, fans have been anticipating what the rap artist has in store for his third studio album. He announced the album last month, but now we have a track list to go with it.
On Twitter, J. Cole shared with fans the image that adorns the back of his third album – 2014 Forest Hills Drive. The image shows the titular Forest Hills Drive – the street that J. Cole lived on as a child. It’s an important place to him and the album reflects that.
— J. Cole (@JColeNC) November 30, 2014
Alongside the announcement of the track list, J. Cole also released a video where he travels back to 2014 Forest Hills Drive. In the video, he shows fans spots that defined his childhood. It’s definitely worth a look if you’re a fan of J. Cole or just interested in seeing what inspires musical artists:
At Instagram, he shared a deeply personal story about the location his album is based on:
On a final note, he also shared the album cover:
2014 Forest Hills Drive will be out on December 9.