Here’s the “late pass,” but thankfully that doesn’t take away from the quality of the record. Yesterday, J. Cole unleashed the first single from the album, Cole World, with Elite and Jermaine both taking home production credits. For the past few months, the thought of an official single from Cole had me confused. He’s never been the type to stray away from his sound, which is a good thing. But with fans and the climate being so fickle, what could he really put out that could catch on while remaining true to his style?
Well, “Who Dat” is a pretty damn good effort. It’s upbeat, it’s lyrically sound and it has a catchy hook. And when I say lyrically sound, I do mean lyrically sound: