Jay Electronica is probably the most enigmatic and mysterious rappers on the hip-hop landscape. Jay released Act 1: Eternal Sunshine in 2008 a project inspired by the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. This ambitious release generated a buzz that would follow Jay from New Orleans to all over the world.
In 2009 in the early days of mp3’s Jay drooped the Just Blaze produced “Exhibit A” and followed it up with “Exhibit C”. Both of the songs were touted as singles for an album that would soon come. It never came.
Lyrically Jay Electronica is a rappers rapper. His mastery of the language and the way he paints pictures leaves people awe inspired. So to hear that his album is officially coming in 40 days and it has a feature from Jay Z is something to look forward to.
He announced the release via a series of tweets.
I approach this with a cautious optimism. He has done this before.
His fans have been waiting for this album since he signed with Roc Nation in November of 2010. Ten years is a long time to wait for a debut. I’m expecting greatness from this one.
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