The Recap Of Aiyana Stanley-Jones Death Through J. Cole’s ‘Crooked Eye’ Video

I don’t recall seeing national outrage when this happened. I feel like these cases are too often lost, forgotten, or ignored, and that’s why I am so glad J. Cole brought this little girl and her tragic story back into our consciousness. This video is a dramatization. Here’s what happened: At nearly 1 a.m. on May 16, 2010, on an unlit street in the East Side of Detroit, a Special Response Team (Detroit Police Department’s version... Read More

J.Cole Ft TLC – Crooked Smile (Video)

J.Cole debuts the official visual for his single ‘Crooked Smile’ featuring TLC. The video had to be reshot because J.Cole did not like the first one. This is off his latest album ‘Born Sinner’ in stores now. Watch the video below.  Read More

J.Cole & Drake Issue Apologies For Autism Line

It seems that J.Cole and Drake got into a little bit of trouble because of their latest collaboration ‘Jodeci’. Last week, the Anti-Bullying Alliance launched a petition regarding the line “Im artistic, you niggas is autistic, retarded”, calling for a formal apology from the rappers and for the lyric to be removed. Today, both artists took to their respective blogs to issue formal apologies and to let us know that the line will be taken out. Read... Read More

J. Cole’s ‘Born Sinner’ Hits #1 on Album Charts

J. Cole’s newly released Born Sinner album continues to impact on Billboard‘s album charts. After sitting at No. 2 behind Kanye West’s Yeezus and Wale’s The Gifted since its June 18 release, Cole’s sophomore LP rises to the top this week with 58,000 copies sold. A rare feat where an album rises after its debut, Born Sinner now slides pastYeezus in overall sales selling 439,000 copies to date versus Kanye’s 431,000 units. The... Read More

J.Cole & Wale – Winter Schemes

J.Cole and Wale recently released their new studio albums ‘Born Sinner’ and ‘The Gifted’respectively. Today, the two artists decide to link up and drop a new collaboration for their fans as they go in over a smooth Jake One beat. Listen and download the track below.  Read More

Nas – Made Nas Proud

One of the standout tracks from J.Cole’s new ‘Born Sinner’ album is ‘Let Nas Down’. Today, the legendary Nas decides to drop some bars over the track and flips it to create ‘Made Nas Proud’, giving J.Cole his stamp of approval. The LP is in stores now. Listen and download the track below.  Read More

Drake & J.Cole Goes To Best Buy To Buy ‘Born Sinner’ (Video)

Drake and J. Cole hit the Best Buy in Union Square to cop a few copies of Born Sinner (and one copy of Take Care). Hell, Drizzy even footed the bill. That’s love. Follow suit and get your copy here.   Watch video below:    Read More

J.Cole Performance and Interview With Power 106 Backstage Breakfast (Video)

J. Cole was the latest guest at Power 106′s Backstage Breakfast series at Universal Studios in Hollywood. Before the intimate live show for the selected audience, Cole sat down with the hosts for an interview. Above, he discusses his first job ever, working with 50 Cent on ‘New York Times‘ (incredible record by the way) & why he originally wanted Nas in place of Bas on it, spending years in Queens and more. Watch rest of the clips and performance... Read More

J.Cole Ft 50 Cent & Bas – New York Times

J.Cole is all set to unleash his sophomore effort ‘Born Sinner’ next week. Today, we get a new track off ‘Truly Yours 3′, which comes packaged with the deluxe version of the album. Here is ‘New York Times’ featuring 50 Cent and Dreamville artist Bas. You can listen to the entire ‘Born Sinner’ album here and order a copy on iTunes. Listen to the track below.      Read More

J.Cole – Born Sinner (Album Tracklist)

J.Cole is gearing up to release his sophomore album ‘Born Sinner’ on June 18th. Today, we get a look at the official tracklist for the project. The album comes with 16 tracks and the deluxe version will come with ‘Truly Yours 3′, which contains 5 bonus records. It will feature guest appearances by Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, 50 Cent, Jhene Aiko, Fauntleroy and more. The LP is available for pre-order on iTunes.   Check out the tracklist... Read More

J.Cole Ft. TLC – Crooked Smile

A day after performing his first single, “Power Trip,” alongside Miguel at Hot 97’s Summer Jam XX, J. Cole releases his second, “Crooked Smile. “The ‘Born Sinner’ track is an uplifting ode to all those who continue to hold their heads up, especially women, and the importance of inner beauty. “Killin’ yourself to find a man that’ll kill for you/ You wake up, put make up on/ Stare in the mirror/... Read More

Hot 97 Summer Jam 2013: J. Cole Performs wearing AMI Alexandre Mattiussi Bird Print Hoodie

J. Cole performed alongside Miguel yesterday for Hot 97′s annual Summer Jam festival. The 28-year old rapper, who is preparing to release his second studio album “Born Sinner” later this month, wore an AMI Alexandre Mattiusi bird print pullover hoodie ($390). Watch video below:  Read More

J. Cole ‘Dollar & A Dream Tour’ Dates

With an imminent showdown with Kanye West on June 18, J. Cole is hitting the road on a 10-city tour to promote his upcoming sophomore LP, Born Sinner. The Roc Nation rapper will touchdown in major cities throughout the US, but the exact venue of the shows are being kept secret. There will be no ticket purchases, only a $1 cover charge. Check out the cities Cole will be stopping at, below. June 11 – Miami, FL June 12 – Atlanta, GA June 13 –... Read More

According to J. Cole, He Was In A “Dark Place” While Making His New Album

According to J. Cole, he was in a “dark place” while making his new album. According to J. Cole, it was difficult to make his latest album, Born Sinner. The emcee recently spoke about his frustrations while making the album as well as his battles against pressure and “negative thoughts.” “When you listen to the album you’ll notice how it flows from darkness to light, from hell to heaven, depression to happiness,” Cole... Read More

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