J Cole Talks About Dropping Same Day as Kanye West
J Cole spoke with Billboard about pushing his album and dropping same day as Kanye West album, Yesus.
“Instantly the lightbulb [turned on]… it got real. I made one phone call to somebody that would know, just to make sure first. As soon as I got it confirmed, I was like, ‘Yo…’ The idea hit me instantly: ‘You got to go to that date,'” he said.
“I’m not going to sit [here]… I worked too hard to come a week later after Kanye West drops an amazing album. It’d be like, ‘Oh and J.Cole dropped too, a week later.’ Nah. I’m going to go see him on that date. He’s the greatest. So it’s like, I’m a competitor by nature so it was instant, it wasn’t even a thought,”
J Cole dropped the album cover for “Born Sinner” today but first he announced that he moved his album date up. Previously he was suppose to drop his long awaited album on June 25th, along side Wale’s “The Gifted”. Earlier J Cole tweeted the following messages:
Now THAT’S confidence. Let us know what you think of this move made by J Cole in the comments below.