There was a point in back in the early 2010s where Jay Electronica had Hip-Hop fans across the globe waiting for Act II: Patents of Nobility. False starts throughout the year never materialized in anything and eventually Jay Electronica’s debut album A Written Testimony was released over a decade after “Exhibit C” let us know that Jay Elect was nice.

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But what happened to Act II? We never knew. Somehow on Sunday, the album leaked, appearing on Soundcloud and instantly grabbing a hold of the Hip-Hop community that wanted it just as bad as Dr. Dre’s long-rumored Detox.

Jay Elect hit Twitter shortly after the leak and in a tweet and delete revealed that his next move is to get it mastered and brought to TIDAL so the fans can have a proper version. Maybe 2020 isn’t the worst thing after all.


Update: Samples are cleared. Album is available on TIDAL.