With J. Cole In The Driver’s Seat, J.I.D. Shows He’s 1 Of Atlanta’s Most Promising MCs (Audio)
On March 10, Dreamville’s latest signee J.I.D will drop his debut album, The Never Story. The news comes on the heels of his signing to the J. Cole label that is also home to Bas, Cozz, Ari, and Omen. J.I.D hails from Atlanta, and as he proved on a recent freestyle for Tony Touch, his unique style makes him similar to some ATLiens we all know and love. However, he’s distinctly his own with delivery and cadence that set him apart. Heads may already be familiar with him thanks to his work with Spillage Village (alongside EarthGang), but for those still learning, a new J.Cole produced single serves as a fantastic introduction.
On “D/vision,” J.I.D drops bars, including “Nosy ass hoes get punched in the septum/That’s part of the woes for throwing salt like epsom.” With his EarthGang brothers in tow, the flows switch up often, and all of the performers showcase versatility and Kendrick Lamar-like vocal dexterity that give the record more dynamism than many MCs have on whole LPs.
Also released today is the album artwork and track list:
The Never Story arrives this Friday (March 10), and “D/vision” is available for purchase.