Royce Da 5'9 teams up with J. Cole on nostalgic single "Boblo Boat"

Royce Da 5'9 is a lyrical legend well respected by some of the biggest names in hip hop music. Royce was closely affiliated with rap god Eminem early in his career and has built a reputation for witty thought provoking content. His new single "Boblo Boat" is an introspective track Royce references his childhood and adolescence experiences of Boblo Island an old amusement park in Royce's hometown of Detroit. J. Cole gives a flawless guest appearance referencing poignant moments of his childhood.  Hip hop needs storytellers thankfully Royce da 5'9 and J. Cole are keeping this tradition alive in today's mumble and swag rap era.

The Music video was directed by J. Cole, Cole's vision has a strong classic 80's hollywood vibe. Comedic legend Cedric The Entertainer makes a guest cameo as a security guard. 

Boblo Boat is the first single from Royce da 5'9's latest forthcoming project "Book of Ryan" out May 4th

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