North Carolina stand up. The two shining stats from the Tar Heel State, Rapsody and J. Cole, connect for the first-time on “Sojourner.” The Raleigh and Fayetteville representers hold down their home state on this new soulful and lyrical gem. It comes full circle as the song is produced by the great 9th Wonder, also a native of North Carolina, making this record an extra special moment. The socially conscious ong comes after a busy year for both artists. Rapsody enjoyed two nominations at the Grammy Awards back in February for her critically-acclaimed Laila’s Wisdom LP, while Cole World earned another No. 1 album with K.O.D..

“Sojourner” is off Jamla Records upcoming compilation album, Jamla Is the Squad II due November 9.

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Previously: Rapsody – “Pay Up” (Video)