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J. Cole drops ‘The Off Season’: How to download, tracklist, reactions

Andile Sicetsha - 14.05.2021

J. Cole completely blacked out on ‘The Off Season’, leaving all talks of retirement in the dust.

J. Cole fans across the globe will wear the happiest smile on their faces since the North Carolina rapper finally released his much-anticipated The Off Season project.

J. Cole drops The Off Season: Here are the unlisted features

Building up to the release of the precursor to The Fall Off, Cole let fans in on his mindset on the mini-doccie Applying Pressure: The Off Season

In it, Jermaine revisits past memories, reveals all about his personal life and navigating through a demanding career with a family to prioritise, and his future in music.

If anything, Cole sounds a lot sharper on wax now more than ever before. Therefore, any talks of the rapper hanging up his mic after The Fall Off may just be a marketing gimmick to keep his loyal fanbase on its toes.

In a smart move, Cole didn’t list any of his features on this project. However, the likes of 21 Savage, Lil Baby, Cam’ron and Morray, all make prominent cameos on the project.

How to download The Off Season

J. Cole’s new 12-track onslaught is available on every digital streaming platform. You can listen to the entire project below:

Here’s how social media reacted

Already, Cole has received nothing but acclaim from his core fanbase. Admittedly, a clean run-through of the entire project was an audiogasmic experience. If anything, this project proves that Cole is a perfectionist who crafts his art with an unmatched Midas touch,

Here are some of the reactions we picked out from social media: