J. Cole - Blow Up

Posted 6 years ago
Tags: J. Cole
Producer:
J. Cole
Album:
Untitled Debut

J.Cole is simply on fire right now. Already co-signed/actually signed by Jay-Z, coasting with his first single Who Dat on the charts, and all before his first album has even dropped, Cole certainly seems like the next big thing in hip-hop. As the growing fan base of the Fayetteville emcee anxiously awaits his as-yet untitled album (hopefully arriving this fall), Cole has delivered something to pacify the waiting hordes with brand new song Blow Up. Produced by Cole himself, Blow Up is further proof that the young man can not only spit, but he can work the boards just as well. As far as Cole’s lyricism is concerned, in my opinion, he can get a little lazy at times here at times. With lines like, “And Gary Coleman just died…life is short,” the verse doesn’t match the intensity of the hook, and falls short of the killer edge that’d you’d expect from a song with a title like Blow Up. However, the Roc Nation sensation does flow hard, and ultimately this record should only earn him more respect, as should his exclusive video Lollapalooza interview with DJBooth, coming soon.

J. Cole

Written by
Posted 6 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from J. Cole

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Kid Cudi Releases Pharrell-Assisted “Surfin” Single, It’s Good

Fans eagerly awaiting "Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'" have a new song to tide them over. Read More
Posted one hour ago by DJ Z

What Should We Expect From Jay Z’s New TV & Film Deal?

The 46-year-old rapper-turned-businessman is venturing into Hollywood. Read More
Posted 7 hours ago by Kareem Sheikh

Meek Mill Crushes Funk Flex Freestyle, But It’s Not For The Internet

Meek served up a seven minute reminder that he means business, complete with shots at Drake and The Game. Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Lyor Cohen: Young Thug is “Another Branch of Rap Music”

In his last interview as the head of 300, Lyor Cohen predicts Young Thug will cause the next big shift in rap. Read More
Posted 9 hours ago by Yoh

T.I. Thinks Big K.R.I.T. Has “Amazing Potential,” Has T.I. Been Paying Attention?

K.R.I.T. needs people to recognize his greatness achieved, not see his potential. Read More
Posted 10 hours ago by Brent Bradley
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.