It’s a day many Hip-Hop enthusiasts had etched in their minds, for two of the genre’s most pronounced titans go head-to-head in a bid for chart glory.
The initial “owner” of the date is controversial Kanye West, whose ‘Yeesuz’ album has provoked pandemonium of all varieties. Keen to embrace the art of competition Roc Nation’s Cole actually moved up the release of his sophomore set ‘Born Sinner’ so as to go toe-to-toe with West – a move many have hailed for its bravery (and audacity).
And while the real “winner” is arguably fans of Hip-Hop, we -as ever-want to plough through the smoke and mirrors to find out which releases the masses are truly “here” for. Forget the leaks, the babies, and the media spin and let us know…