4 Your Eyez Only, but he remains as underrated as it’s possible to be for someone who’s had four consecutive No. 1 albums. On this album — his first with Interscope — Cole tells the story of a man who goes from selling crack to turning his life around, with a twist on the final track. The rapper/multi-instrumentalist continues to deliver a dazzling stage show and evolve creatively in a manner that will both please his current fans and convert new ones in the years to come. Also Wednesday, July 12.
Compared to such contemporaries as Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole has flown under the radar. Sure, he’s received plenty of accolades for his work, especially for his recently released