Jermaine’s got the golden touch. A week after debuting at number one, his junior set 2014 Forest Hills Drive has earned a gold certification. No singles. No problem. This marks Cole’s third consecutive gold LP. Congrats. If you havent heard the CD yet make sure hit the jump to check out the album stream Continue reading J. Cole “2014 Forest Hills Drive” Hits Gold
Some people have interpreted J. Cole’s mention of Eminem as a white artist who has “snatched the sound” as a dig against Shady. Continue reading (Audio) J. Cole Clarifies ‘Diss’ Of Eminem In ‘Fire Squad’
J Cole drops the visual for “Apparently” off his newly released 2014 “Forest Hills Drive” album. Watch below. Continue reading (Music Video) J Cole – Apparently
J.Cole’s Fayetteville hometown serves as the backdrop for his junior album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive.
Continue reading J. Cole “2014 Forest Hills Drive” Tracklist
This weekend, “Refill” singer Elle Varner made her way to Brooklyn to sing the national anthem for the EBC Celebrity Challenge and also found time to chop it up with The Stashed, where she waxed poetic about her forthcoming sophomore album, “Four Letter Word,” and how previous “Only Wanna Give It To You” collaborator and friend J. Cole inspired her to show her more acoustic side on the album.
Continue reading @ellevarner Speaks on New Album & Being Inspired by J. Cole
Jermaine brought his Dollar & A Dream tour to a close with two-sold out shows at L.A.’s Belasco Theater last night. After bringing out Drake, he kept the surprises going with the hometown hero, K.Dot. Three for a dollar? Can’t beat that. Hit the jump to check out video
Wale is currently working on his upcoming LP, The Album About Nothing, and revealed two names he’s tapped into for the project.
Continue reading WALE CONFIRMS WORKING WITH J. COLE AND DJ PREMIER ON NEW ALBUM
Forbes’ third annual “30 Under 30″ rounds up some of the hottest names in hip hop celebrating their sky rocketed success. Of those mentioned, it comes with not much surprise that J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Wiz Khalifa are stamped as being one of the brightest stars in music all under the tender age of 30.
Included for their successful album sales, sold out concerts and endorsements, the four heavy hitters can add yet another accolade to their continuously growing resume. For Wiz, this is light work as he claims a spot on this list for the third consecutive year in a row.
Check out who else made the cut here.
J.Cole was booked at the iHeart Music Festival last night and brought out T-Boz and Chilli for the first performance of “Crooked Smile”. After the jump, Miguel joins him for “Power Trip”.
Continue reading (Video) J.Cole Brings Out TLC & Miguel In Vegas
J. Cole has been hailed an elite rapper by most familiar with Hip Hop, and even had his spot further validated by Kendrick Lamar mentioning him in the infamous “Control” verse. During a recent interview with Noisey, J. Cole spoke on his current position in Hip Hop, but also mulled over the criticism often thrown his way. To some listeners, Cole’s music is too “boring.”
Continue reading J. Cole Fires Back at Critics Who Call His Music “Boring”