J. Cole organizing new Dreamville Music Festival in Raleigh

J. Cole.Matt Rourke AP

Coming to Raleigh’s Dix Park this fall: J. Cole’s inaugural Dreamville Festival.

The multi-stage festival, curated by the platinum-selling rapper from Fayetteville, will be Sept. 15 at the 306-acre park south of downtown.

So far, all that’s been announced is the name, date and concept. Further details, including the lineup of performers, will be announced later.

Cole himself may or may not be in the lineup, but it seems a good bet that he will. His Dreamville Records label has several artists on it, including Bas, J.I.D, Cozz, Omen, EarthGang, Ari Lennox and Lute.

A news release said the festival “offers an opportunity for J. Cole to give back to his home state that has helped shape the artist he has become with a one-of-a-kind celebration of local culture, food and art that also features a curated selection of music performers blending together some of today’s biggest national acts with exciting up-and-comers.”

The festival announcement is the latest piece of news in an eventful stretch for Cole, who released his acclaimed new album “KOD” a week ago, aiming for his fifth straight million-selling album. He also has played last-minute pop-up concerts in New York and London.

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