Ironically enough, J. Cole is known for keeping his private life under wraps the same way he’s known for sharing his life in his raps. While he’s remained hush on the birth of his first child, it seems he’s opening up about it on his forthcoming album 4 Your Eyez Only.
An iTunes review of the LP, which is due Friday (Dec. 9), claims that the Dreamville boss reflects on “the responsibility of fatherhood” on two tracks, “She’s Mine, Pt. 1” and “She’s Mine, Pt. 2.”
It adds: “the two-part suite ‘She’s Mine’ may be the most important songs he’s written, as Cole hovers over his daughter and finds himself overcome by a strange feeling: hope.”
Similarly, Cole’s private marriage to longtime girlfriend Melissa Heholt became public after Creed director Ryan Cooler mentioned it during an interview. “That was like one thing to not do,” Cole told the director, who apologized for letting the cat out of the bag. “But it’s all good…They know now.”
If he is a father, congrats are in order, but fans will have to wait until midnight to find out what the album and “She’s Mine” actually sound like to be sure.