The release features the singles Celebration, Bruddah’ and Knights
London rapper and singer Darrell Cole has unveiled his latest body of work, RETURN ON INVESTMENT PT. 1.
Dedicated to his late father, the project documents the singers own personal journey, navigating generational trauma and touching on the how sacrifices made by his ancestors have given him the life he lives today. Produced Samuel Kareem, RETURN ON INVESTMENT PT. 1 showcases Cole's lyrical mastery and knack for fusing together differing genres to create his own unique sound. The release features the previously released singles Celebration, Bruddah’ and Knights, with new collaborations with Kojey Radical, JVCK JAMES and Belgian rapper Krisy.
Born in London to Sierra Leonean parents, Cole has taken on the nickname “International Cole”, having made his way around the globe, planting himself in various places, most notably; Belgium, London & America. With his roots heavily grounded in Hip-Hip, his sound has become fluid and a fusion of all the genres and cultures he grew up with from Afro, jazz, neo-soul, trap, funky house and beyond. His influences are a combination of both the UK and US, citing the likes of Styles P, Nas, Jay-Z and Biggie as some of his biggest inspirations.
RETURN ON INVESTMENT PT. 1 is out now! Listen below.