J. Cole Announces New Single ‘Middle Child’


The Real is coming again.

J. Cole has introduced that his new single “Middle Child,” produced by T-Minus (Drake, Kendrick Lamar), will drop on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 9 p.m. EST. Taking to social media, Cole shared the announcement together with the duvet art work.

It’s unclear if “Middle Child” will seem on the upcoming Dreamville compilation Revenge of the Dreamers III or a venture of Cole’s personal. He had beforehand introduced plans for a mixtape referred to as The Off-Season, which is anticipated to precede his subsequent album The Fall Off.

Just final week, he wrapped the recording classes for Revenge of the Dreamers III, which happened in Atlanta over the course of 10 days, with artists together with T.I., DJ Khaled, Wale, and Swizz Beatz. Dreamville co-founder Ibrahim Hamad took to Instagram Stories to preview a never-before-heard Cole observe that will seem on the venture.

Prior to in the present day’s announcement, Cole cleared out his Instagram account and posted what often is the lyrics to “Middle Child.” The since-deleted posts learn “I’m counting my bullets,” “I’m loading my clips,” “I’m writing down names,” and “I’m making a listing.”

“Middle Child” follows Cole’s album KOD, which debuted atop the Billboard 200 in April. In August, he dropped his “Album of the Year (Freestyle).”