The film features behind-the-scenes footage of Cole working with collaborators on the album, and was directed by Scott Lazer. Cole's fourth album, he wrestles with the fragility of life and the importance of family ties, he also sands down some of his worst impulses. For your eyes, do you understand? It had the third-largest weekly sales for an album in 2016. But, he couldn't understand what was going on in his world. That lack of representation can lead to potentially catastrophic misunderstandings.
For your eyes, do you understand me? Nonetheless, the succinct project was ripe for catalog building for one of the game's current elites. When he raps about doing laundry or being harassed by racist neighbors and the police, you know that it's coming from a very real place. These are people that never get to be heard, by the world or even by each other. But while many of the songs miss the mark, there are still a few standouts. In its own way, it makes 4 Your Eyez Only as powerful as any of these other releases that have been held up by critics and fans alike.
This is just a preview! Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only documentary. For your eyes, do you understand? The boy even asked Cole several times who he was. At the time it was nothing more than a collective whose name borrowed from their dwellings at St. The final verse is from Cole's point of view talking to Nina directly about her late dad. Users who ignore this rule will be banned from the site. Cole isn't as restlessly inventive or innovative as. For your eyes, do you understand me? Dreamville artists , and served as opening acts on the first leg of the tour.
For your eyes, do you understand? It appeared on several music publications' year-end lists. Singer and rapper served as opening acts on the second leg of the tour, along with J. Out of nowhere, the album appeared on iTunes, with a planned release date of Dec. Thompson gave the album a 6. Select albums in the Format field. Cole or 4 Your Eyez Only between December 7 to December 19, 2016. It was released on December 9, 2016, by , and.
It makes for one of the year's most somber—but rewarding—releases. For your eyes, do you understand me? I was just crafting a couple tracks. But new information has come forward revealing Cole's next album, set to be released December 11th. Cole - 4 Your Eyez Only Album Lyrics1. He's out here doing extremely positive things for the community and for young artists. Check out the official tracklist below.
Check out the five best tracks from the album. Some sessions also took place at in , over the summer of 2016. Cole and I spent hours one night looking for photos for his album cover but nothing seemed to stand out. The bundle included 4 Your Eyez Only on , and , or you could purchase each individually, the set also included limited artwork and 4 Your Eyez Only tour pre-sale access. On September 2, 2017, Cole performed his entire 4 Your Eyez Only Tour setlist at the in. For your eyes, do you understand me? Archived from on January 18, 2017. For your eyes, do you understand? Cole achieved twelve simultaneous Hot 100 entries in a single week.
Rob Boffard of praised J. I can see in his eyes how much this experience is slowly changing his life forever! For your eyes, do you understand? To further promote the album, Cole announced on February 21, 2017. For your eyes, do you understand? The documentary was exclusively screened at the in on April 19, 2017. The album explores a variety of topics concerning the community including, , , and. My name has 'Lil' in it but there's a lot of 'Lil' rappers.
Cole opts for a more spoken word style as he dedicates the song to his wife and a newborn child. Unfortunately for Cole, many of the songs come off as a chore to listen to. Cole's newborn little girl and Nina the daughter of a deceased childhood friend, whom the rapper calls James McMillian, Jr. But will it do so without any features? The majority of the album was recorded at a home and in that Cole nicknamed the Sheltuh. People were running out of their house to take a photo of Cole and ask him questions but, there was something to me about this boy and how he kept looking at Cole as he walked around his neighborhood.