Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, November 18, 2022
Number of Articles: 2
First Article: April 24, 2018
Latest Article: August 29, 2018
By Sirig Gurung ’21
August 29, 2018
When J. Cole announced the release of “KOD” on April 20, fans were excited for
two now-coinciding events: J. Cole dropping what could be the biggest album of
2018 and the weed-lover’s holiday both of which occurred on the same date.
According to J. Cole “KOD” at once stands for Kids On Drugs, King Overdosed and
Kill Our Demons, with all three acronyms alluding to the drug-fueled music that
pervades the mumble rap industry today.
The album runs for 42 minutes and contains 12 songs, most of which
April 24, 2018