Lackluster is the word that some people have used to describe the new album by J. Cole. It has been stated that he is still lyrically doing everything that arising rapper should do, but the production on this album fall short of someone who is quickly becoming a veteran and the rap game.
It was during December that J. Cole decided to drop one of his most prolific albums that alluded to his childhood home. This Forest Hills album what proved to be a turning point in the career for this musician that was trying to get a spotlight amongst all the other veteran rappers. There were more than 14 million streams of this album within the first month of the release. The new album is also rising up the charts in a very exciting way. It is expected for this album to go gold before the holiday season is over.
Cole has managed to build quite a fan base, and a lot of this comes from the fact that he is brutally honest about what he sees in the rap game. He has never been one to back down from a battle or bite his tongue or any issues that he sees. This has really given him something of a love hate relationship with fans of rap. Some people believe that he is causing unnecessary battles, and others think that he is doing what needed to be done in the rap world a long time ago. There is a huge debate about how far he has come during his time as a rapper, and many people are still wondering how far he will have to go to get the respect that they feel that he deserves.
This new J.Cole album is rather short in comparison to other older albums, but there is still a lot of praise from fans for the new work that he has released. A lot of fans were waiting for him to drop something new so anything that he would have released would have been great in their eyes. For many people it is all about perception. New fans of J.Cole maybe a little bit more accepting of his work than others that have followed him down through the years.