The album you didn’t even know existed mere days ago now has some official cover art.
KOD 4/20 Cover and back pic.twitter.com/2iUaKrI42F
— J. Cole (@JColeNC) April 18, 2018
Cole’s social media activity signaled something was afoot earlier this week. Then, just as articles were being written saying that exact thing, Cole confirmed that his fifth studio album would be out April 20. He also gifted fans with a surprise show at Gramercy Theatre in New York City. During the event, Cole played fans the entire album.
The back cover art notably lists two features from Kill Edward, a name fans quickly started speculating about:
— Chase Lynn (@ChAsedGod_) April 18, 2018
The only thing I could find on kiLL Edward was uploaded to Spotify today 🤔 pic.twitter.com/T4LjnezE37
— Seamus Murphy (@seamusdmurphy5) April 18, 2018
After a quick google search I can find nothing for Kill Edward. May be an alter ego Cole uses on the album
— …… ryan| (@ryangaur) April 18, 2018
At any rate, KOD—the followup to 2016’s 4 Your Eyez Only—hits your phone and streaming services this Friday.