J Cole Blessing Hip-Hop With His Alter Ego Kill Edward
J Cole fans are excited about hearing new music from the artist. Rap with substance is what the hip-hop world gets when J Cole drops music. The words paint the scene. When J Cole raps about his mom and family life, he realizes now how many people he touches and how much his music can heal.
The artist recently posted an Instagram story announcing new music. “Damn been off for a while but ima make sure we end 2020 something special.” DirtySouthHipHop is ready to fill our souls with the chart-topping artist’s lyrics.
Where Did Kill Edward Manifest From?
After his debut mixtape, The Come Up, J Cole was contacted by American rapper Jay Z. Under Roc Nation, Cole dropped his second mixtape The Warmup, subsequently, the third mixtape is titled Friday Night Lights.
Cole talks about how he was tired of speaking about himself. 4 Your Eyes Only, which was certified gold before it debuted number one on the Billboard 200, served as a catalyst for the birth of Kill Edward’s style.
Edward was Cole’s stepfather, and the persona came from the rapper wanting to kill the things in his life he wants to change.
Cole interviews with Angie Martinez
In an interview, J Cole and Angie Martinez touched on how people deal with pain. Cole said, “That could be any of us, you know what I mean? Just a couple of decisions away.” The two were talking about the late great Amy Winehouse, and her untimely passing. Cole spoke of not being a slave to his thought, and social media’s role in his thinking process.
Cole took in the ambiance of Salaam Remi’s Miami home. As he looked around he mentioned among the many plaques on the wall from Amy Wine, Shabba Ranks, and Nas.
The rapper speaks about how he meditates when anxiety is high and also makes it clear he is not a fan of doing interviews. Cole shares his authenticity, by saying, “I realize I am a dangerous interview, because [sic] it’s hard for me to lie.”