J. Cole To Release Debut Album And Tour (Tour Dates)

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Screenshot of J. Cole in “Work Out”
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Screenshot of J. Cole in "Work Out"

J. Cole is preparing to release his debut album this September. Adding to excitement, the artist also announced he would be going on tour.

He’s set to release the new album, “Cole World: The Sideline Story” on September 27. According to MTV,  Cole produced most of the album himself, though both Danjahandz and NO I.D. contributed.

On “Cole World: The Sideline Story” special guests, Drake and Trey Songz add spice by make appearances. Drake appears on “In the Morning” while Trey Songz appears on “Can’t Get Enough.”

In the wake of the album’s release, the artist decided to release a new video to further fan’s excitement. Cole released “Work Out,” which followed “In the Morning” and “Lights Please.” The singer released the video for the single “Work Out” on Vevo. The single has proved to be very popular with Paula Abdul’s famous lyrics “Do you really want to love me forever, or is it just a hit and run.”

On Wednesday, J. Cole also announced that he would be headlining the “Cole World…World Tour” kicking off August 23 in Vancouver. Here’s the schedule for “COLE WORLD…WORLD TOUR:”

August 23rd Vancouver, BC (Vogue)

August 25th Edmonton, AB (Edmonton Events Centre)

August 27th Calgary, AB (Flames Central)

August 30th Saskatoon, SK (Odeon Theatre)

August 31st Winnipeg, MB (Garrick Center)

September 3rd Toronto, ON (Sound Academy)

September 6th London, ON (Music Hall London)

September 7th Montreal, QC (Club Soda)

September 10th Orlando, FL (The Beacham Theatre)

September 11th Miami, FL (Revolutions)

September 14th Houston, TX (Warehouse Live)

September 15th New Orleans, LA (House of Blues)

September 16th Dallas, TX (Southside Music Hall)

September 17th Austin, TX (Emos)

September 19th Denver, CO (The Ogden)

September 20th Albuquerque, NM (Sunshine Theater)

September 21st Phoenix, AZ (The Venue)

September 22nd Los Angeles, CA (Club Nokia)

September 23rd San Francisco, CA (Regency)

September 29th Winston Salem, NC (Winston Salem State University)

October 2nd Atlanta, GA (Tabernacle)

October 4th Cleveland, OH (House of Blues)

October 6th Kalamazoo, MI (Kalamazoo State Theatre)

October 7th Detroit, MI (Royal Oak)

October 8th Milwaukee, WI (The Rave)

October 9th Chicago, IL (House of Blues)

October 12th Philadelphia, PA (Electric Factory)

October 13th Charlotte, NC (Fillmore)

October 14th Norfolk, VA (Old Dominion University)

October 15th Elizabeth City, NC (Elizabeth City State University)

October 16th Myrtle Beach, SC (House of Blues)

October 19th Washington, DC (Fillmore)

October 20th Baltimore, MD (Sound Stage)

October 21st Albany, NY (Armory)

October 22nd Worcester, MA (Palladium)

October 23rd Providence, RI (Lupo’s)

October 25th New York, NY (Best Buy Theatre)

October 31st Liverpool, UK (Echo Arena/TinieTempah UK Arena Tour)

November 1st New Castle, UK (Metro Radio Arena/TinieTempah UK Arena Tour)

November 2nd Glasgow, UK (SECC/TinieTempah UK Arena Tour)

November 4th London, UK (O2 Arena/TinieTempah UK Arena Tour)

November 5th Bournemouth, UK (BIC/TinieTempah UK Arena Tour)

November 6th Birmingham, UK (LG Arena/TinieTempah UK Arena Tour)

November 7th Manchester, UK (MEN Arena/Tinie Tempah UK Arena Tour)

November 8th Cardiff, UK (Motorpoint Arena/ Tinie Tempah UK Arena Tour)

November 11th London, UK (Electric Ballroom)

November 12th Birmingham, UK (Institute)

November 13th Cardiff, UK (Solus)

November 14th South Hampton, UK (University)

November 17th Glasgow, UK (ABC)

November 18th Liverpool, UK (Academy)

November 19th Sheffield, UK (Academy)

November 20th Manchester, UK (Academy 2)

November 22nd Cambridge, UK (Junction)

November 24th Bristol, UK (Academy)

November 26th Norway (Waterfront / UEA)

November 30th Brussels, Belgium (VK*)

December 1st Amsterdam, Holland (Melkweg)

December 2nd Germany (TBD)

December 3rd Copenhagen, Denmark (VEGA)

December 4th Malmo, Sweden (Babel)

December 6th Gothenburg, Sweden (Parken)

December 7th Stockholm, Sweden (Nalen)

December 8th Oslo, Norway (Rockefeller)

December 10th Berlin, Germany (TBD)

December 12th Paris, France (La Cigale)