Posts Tagged ‘j.cole’

Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before: Tidal and the “Artist-First” Myth

The fluctuating and uncertain state of the music industry today does represent a chance for the artists to even the scales, but Tidal, with its "artist-first" myth, seems like a missed opportunity.... Read more »

J. Cole Receives College Diploma 8 Years After Graduation

Most students hope to receive their degree from university weeks after graduation, but J. Cole is no ordinary student. It took him about eight years for him to receive his. Why, you ask? It seems as... Read more »

Drake, J. Cole, Big Sean Headline 2015 OVO Fest

The OVO Festival is coming back to Toronto. Drake will headline as usual, and he’s bringing J. Cole and Big Sean with him. Other acts include YG and Jeremih, Cozz, and some of Drake’s “special guests.”... Read more »

J. Cole Announces World Tour with Big Sean & Jeremih

Following the massive success of his 2014 Forest Hills Drive album, J. Cole is embarking on a worldwide tour that spans five months and three “acts.” The first (“Hometown”) starts next week in Oregon, act two... Read more »

Jeremih ft. J. Cole – “Planes”

Jeremih had the song of the summer in “Don’t Tell ‘Em.” It made him a superstar, but it was also an outlier: “Don’t Tell ‘Em,” a major label product, was a significant departure from Jeremih’s moodier,... Read more »

J. Cole Says He Understands 2Pac and Bob Marley More Every Year

J. Cole, who says his new album has allowed him to break free from the stress he felt while crafting previous works, recently spoke with NPR about how his maturity has also helped him appreciate material... Read more »

Watch J. Cole’s Emotional Performance of “Be Free” on Letterman

In the immediate aftermath of Michael Brown being shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, J. Cole released a song called “Be Free” along with an honest message on his blog. With his album, 2014 Forest Hills being released earlier... Read more »

Go Inside J. Cole’s Childhood Home

J. Cole appears in his childhood home on the cover of Complex’s December 2014/January 2015 issue, which also has a Nicki Minaj cover and, of course, the Wale and Jerry Seinfeld cover. On his cover, Cole’s room is decorated with... Read more »

J. Cole Explains How Stereotypes Can Be F*cked Up

In a video feature with Fader, J. Cole takes time while prepping for one of many “Dollar and a Dream” shows, by explaining his perspective on stereotypes and how negative they can be. “You can’t judge another person,” he says.... Read more »

J. Cole Journeys Back Home to Announce “2014 Forest Hills Drive” Album

In order to announce his new album, 2014 Forest Hill Drive, J. Cole took a trip back home. In the video announcement for the project, J. Cole remembers calling out a biter and destroying his first... Read more »