Royce 5’9″ and J. Cole Release Visual for “Boblo Boat”

Detroit rapper Royce 5’9″ releases a new video for his single,“Boblo Boat” feat. J. Cole today and announces his forthcoming album, *Book of Ryan, (Entertainment One/Heaven Studios, Inc.) on May 4, 2018*.

Complex.com shared the cover art and track listing last week, and Royce released the single last Friday.

Book of Ryan is the seventh solo studio project from the grinding rhyme visionary born Ryan Montgomery, and is a work that defies well-worn, grizzled veteran rap clichés. Royce wrote more than 60 songs for the album, For Royce, it’s all about the journey.-

“I just want the fans to hear my evolution as an artist as well as me as a man and learn from my mistakes,” he says. “I think they got a little bit of that with Layers, but Book of Ryan is me letting it all out. We’ve been taught everything but the right way to do shit. I want to be an example to the younger artists and help out anyway I can.”

Royce has shined as a member of a heralded hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouseand teamed up with one of hip-hop’s most revered producers DJ Premier for PRhyme, whose sophomore album PRhyme 2 dropped March 16th on PRhyme Records.

Wale Confronts DJ Akademiks, Addresses J. Cole Record & More on ‘Everyday Struggle’

On today’s episode of #EverydayStruggle, Wale joins Joe Budden, DJ Akademiks and Nadeska to talk about his new ‘SHINE’ album and the overall perception of him in rap. The crew also asks Wale about his thoughts on the album’s first week sales and if he thinks his career is currently being hindered by outside forces. Wale also breaks down his mini-battle with J. Cole and how that came about.

J. Cole Announces ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ World Tour

J. Cole took to Twitter today to announce his latest World Tour, 4 Your Eyez Only. After selling 492,000 album units in its first week, “4 Your Eyez Only” became Cole’s 4th number 1 album. The World Tour will include Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Oakland, Detroit, Chicago, Toronto, Boston, Atlanta, Washington, Houston, Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, London, Sydney and Melbourne.

The tour will kick off in South Carolina on June 1st and will end in Australia on December 9th. You can get your tickets at dreamville.com

June 1 — Columbia, SC @ The Music Farm
June 2 — Jacksonville, FL @ Maverick’s
June 3 — Tallahassee, FL @ Potbelly’s
June 5 — Jackson, MS @ Hal and Mal’s
June 6 — Birmingham, AL @ Avondale
June 7 — Baton Rouge, LA @ Varsity Theatre
June 9 — Little Rock, AR @ Metroplex
June 11 — Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
June 13 — St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
June 14 — Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
June 15 — Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom
June 17 — Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
June 18 — Greensboro, NC @ Cone Denim Entertainment Center
July 6 — Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
Juyl 8 — Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
July 9 — Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
July 11 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
July 15 — Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
July 17 — Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
July 18 — Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
July 21 — St, Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
July 23 — Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
July 24 — Chicago, IL @ United Center
July 28 — Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
Aug 1 — Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
Aug 4 — Boston, MA @ TD Garden
Aug 5 — Uniondale, NY @ The New Coliseum Presented by NYCB
Aug 6 — Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena
Aug 8 — Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
Aug 9 — Charlotte, MC @ Spectrum Center
Aug 11 — Atlanta, GA @ Infinite Energy Arena
Aug 14 — Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
Aug 16 — Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
Aug 18 — Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
Aug 19 — Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
Aug 20 — Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
Sept 29 — Copenhagen, Denmark @ Tap1
Sept 30 — Oslo, Norway @ Spektrum
Oct 1 — Stockholm, Sweden @ Annexet
Oct 3 — Cologne, Germany @ Palladium
Oct 5 — Amsterdam, Holland @ Ziggo Dome
Oct 6 — Berlin, Germany @ Columbiahalle
Oct 7 — Offenbach, Germany @ Stadthalle Offenbach
Oct 9 — Zurich, Switzerland @ Samsung Hall
Oct 10 — Paris, France @ Le Zénith Paris- La Villette
Oct 12 — Nottingham, UK @ Motorpoint Arena
Oct 14 — Birmingham, UK @ Barclaycard Arena
Oct 15 — London, UK @ The O2 Arena
Oct 18 — Dubin, Ireland @ 3Arena
Oct 20 — Cardiff, UK @ Motorpoint Arena
Oct 21 — Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena
Oct 22 — Leeds, UK @ First Direct Arena
Dec 1 — Auckland, New Zealand @ Vector Arena
Dec 2 — Brisbane, Australia @ Riverstage
Dec 5 — Sydney, Australia @ Hordern Pavillion
Dec 6 — Melbourne, Australia @ Margaret Court Arena
Dec 9 — Perth, Australia @ HBF Stadium