J. Cole Is Cooking Up And He Wants Your Beats
Updated: Jan 28
"Feed me rappers or feed me beats!"
Lil' Wayne rapped this bar in his feature verse on the 2007 mega hit "We Takin' Over" by DJ Khaled, but this bar is relevant today for other reasons. On Monday August 6, 2018, J. Cole made an unexpected post on his Twitter page that has young producers in a frenzy and fans ecstatic.
The North Carolina MC, is cooking in the lab and he needs a new sound. Cole used social media to search for some undiscovered talent on the internet. "Feed me beats. Everything gettin murdered."
Cole is recently coming off the release of his fifth studio album,'KOD' in April. It seems that Cole has his creative juices flowing again in such a short time. Is this tweet a sign of a new album in the works? The title of the final track from 'KOD' sure does give us hope. "1985 (Intro to The Fall Off)" created the most waves in the news from 'KOD'. This track took a not so subtle shot toward young rappers in the game today. J. Cole was sending a positive, but also disdainful message to rappers mentioning his name in songs (See Lil' Pump). J. Cole wants budding rappers to be careful when making choices in their rap career. With news of J. Cole getting back in the booth, he may have more to say to the young generation.
But this recent need for new beats may not only be for J. Cole. The Dreamville Records regime has been very active in 2018. Dremaville's first signee, Bas also shared some great news on Twitter today. He informed his followers about his new video for "Boca Raton" featuring A$AP Ferg, the second single off of his anticipated third album. This follows the release of his single "Pinball 2". Bas even told fans that he and J. Cole are making new music together. Their last collaboration was titled "Night Job" which appeared on Bas's second album "Too High To Riot".
Dreamville's youngest MC out of Atlanta was just featured on the infamous XXL's 2018 Freshman List, and there are murmurs of his second project following his debut album "The Never Story".
The Dreamville duo Earthgang, consisting of Venus & Doc are returning from their overseas tour with J.I.D. and are joining J. Cole on his K.O.D. Tour. Fans are looking for new music from them after the series of release of the Royalty EP.
J. Cole's call for new beets has hip-hop fans extremely excited. Whether Cole hops on the beat and lay some tracks, or any of his Dreamville label mates that are due for new music releases I can't wait. This is a great opportunity for young and unknown producers to make a name for themselves working with an A-List rapper like J. Cole. If you are a producer reading this, send your beats to Cole and his team at this e-mail: FeedCole@gmail.com