There really hasn't been a shortage of music from J Cole over the past few years. The Dreamville co-founder unveiled a series of solid projects since K.O.D including efforts alongside his labelmates and a string of stand-out features. However, following the release of The Off-Season, he announced two other projects: It's A Boy and The Fall Off. So far, he hasn't shared a release date or a timeline of when to expect it but it looks like it'll be arriving soon.
Summer Walker's new project, Clear 2: Soft Life EP, arrived in its entirety this morning, which includes a surprise feature from J Cole. The North Carolina rapper opens up the project on "To Summer, From Cole (Audio Hug)." In the song, Cole provides fans with a promising update on the status of his next project. The rapper confirmed that he's currently in the studio cheffing the project up, rapping, "I find it amazing the way that you juggle your kids, the biz, the fame/ The bitches that's hatin', they sit around waitin' for you to fall off, like the album I'm makin'."
J Cole's "The Fall Off" Is On The Way
Prior to Summer Walker's EP, the "GOMD" rapper addressed the project, which he's hinted as his last, on Dreamville's Creed III soundtrack. Cole delivered a verse for "Adonis Interlude (The Montage)" where he discussed the anticipated project. "Just cop 'The Fall Off' and he'll explain/ Is it the end of the chapter? Happily ever after?/ Bet this gon' be the year that fulfill his reign, man," the rapper said. Hopefully, with the recent updates, and collaborations alongside Lil Durk and Summer Walker, who both performed at Dreamville Festival, The Fall Off will arrive soon.
Cole has been scattering hints of the project's release across the majority of his features. Earlier this year, J. Cole joined forces with J-Hope of BTS fame for their collaboration, "On The Streets." Once again, he teased the possibility of retirement. "Some days, I wonder if I need to pick a different hobby/ I'm deep in with this rappin', it's all a n***a know/ I never didn't nothin' better, it's hard to let it go/ But like a father watching his daughter walk down the altar with tears in his eyes/ You gotta let her grow," he said.