J. Cole’s debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story to drop Sept 27

Through succinct tweets this evening, Fayetteville, North Carolina representing emcee and people’s champ J. Cole has announced the title of his widely anticipated debut album as Cole World: The Sideline Story with a release date of September 27, 2011 through Roc Nation.

For all its references throughout his songs and features to date we could have guessed the Cole World part. ‘Would you believe I started off as a benchwarmer?’ he rapped on “The Plan,” from the EA Sports NBA Elite ‘11 soundtrack. With his new single “Work Out” and several leaks from his album reaching the online masses this month to mixed reviews and splitting the opinion of fans, let’s see how the sideline story of rap’s Grown Simba pans out this Autumn.

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