Speculation has been swirling, but the man himself has now confirmed it: J. Cole will release a new album entitled 2014 Forest Hills Drive on Dec. 9.  The rapper tweeted out the announcement Sunday night along with the seven-minute trailer below. 

In the description for the clip, which drops J. Cole back in his hometown of Fayetteville, N.C. for a nostalgic tour, he announces there will be no singles ahead of the album's release. 

My new album. 2014 Forest Hills Drive. 12/9 http://t.co/gjLq6iB4qo http://t.co/nhyCgP9LE9

— J. Cole (@JColeNC) November 17, 2014

Pre-order Forest Hills Drive now on iTunes