American songwriter, rapper and record producer, J. Cole is executively producing Young Thug’s forthcoming studio album. It is reported that the two creatives first discussed potential musical collaborations as well as J Cole producing for Young Thug during J. Cole’s KOD Tour which kicked off in August of last year.
The new project will follow up on Young Thug’s 2018 EP, On The
“If you want to talk about Young Thug as an artist, he’s an innovator,” J Cole told Angie Martinez last year. “…you call him a mumble rapper all you want, but if you know skills and you know the art of rapping, that dude is a genius“.
“I dream of winning 20 Grammys. I dream of being acknowledged as the best rapper alive and the richest rapper alive” says Young Thug. The work with Grammy award-winning J Cole will be a step closer to achieving this.