J. Cole to Release Surprise Live Album on His Birthday

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J. Cole performs during his "Forest Hills Drive Tour" at Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 14, 2015 in Mountain View, California.

UPDATE: J. Cole's surprise live album is out now. 

History turned into an album. Forest Hills Drive Live available now. http://smarturl.it/ForestHillsDriveLive. What a year. Hip hop deserves a live album

Posted by J.Cole on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Thursday marks J. Cole's 31st birthday and in celebration the rapper is planning a surprise live release. 

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The album includes 13 tracks recorded live from Cole's show last fall at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C., as featured in the HBO documentary Film Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming. All the songs are from 2014's Grammy-nominated Forest Hills Drive with the exception of a medley featuring previous hits "Lights Please," "In The Morning" and "Nobody’s Perfect."

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As of Wednesday (Jan. 27), a few select fans had already received the album as a hand-delivered gift:

See the full track list here:
1. Intro
2. January 28th
3. Wet Dreamz
4. 03’ Adolescence
5. A Tale of Two Citiez
6. Fire Squad
7. St. Tropez
8. Intermission* (Includes "Lights Please," "In The Morning," and "Nobody’s Perfect")
9. G.O.M.D.
10. No Role Modelz
11. Hello
12. Apparently
13. Love Yourz

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