Once, J. Cole and 21 Savage might have been thought of unlikely collaborators. Yet within the wake of I Am > I Was intro “A Lot,” it appears as if the pair had been all the time destined to hyperlink up. Many have already come to favor the soulful and reflective single, which Cole himself injected with a bit of little bit of growth.
“Yeah, I simply got here from the A,” says Cole, previous to starting his verse. “I drove again house, six-hour drive, six-and-a-half. Before I left I finished by to see my n***a 21 within the studio. He had two of his youngsters with him proper within the studio, that is once I knew. You a get up n***a, I really like seein’ shit like that.”
The reward is on-brand for rap’s “benevolent king.” Cole has lengthy performed a mentorship position, and his interactions with 21 are not any completely different. Now, with 21 dealing with a probably life-altering immigration case, Cole has taken to Twitter to chime in together with his ideas. Though many have already weighed in, Cole’s phrases arrive with a sure sense of gravitas. “Praying for 21 savage let that man be with and supply for his youngsters,” says Cole, easy but efficient. Respect goes out to J. Cole for taking part in the much-needed “voice of purpose” position, and we are able to solely hope that 21 finds reunited together with his household earlier than lengthy.