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J. Cole & DJ Dahi In The Studio

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Visit for more information This should be good DJ Dahi‘s been on somewhat of a tear for the past couple years, and for good reason. The producer, who’s major placements include but are not limited to Kendrick Lamar‘s “Money Trees”, Dom Kennedy‘s “My Type Of Party”, Drake‘s “Worst Behaviour”, ScHoolboy Q‘s “Hell Of A […]

Watch The Official Video For J. Cole’s “Crooked Smile”

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Crash Visit for more information J. Cole‘s “Crooked Smile” video, which was originally shot earlier this year at numerous locations but re-shot at Cole’s request, has finally debuted. The song, which samples Jennifer Hudson‘s “No One Gonna Love You” and features background/chorus vocals from TLC, was the topic of conversation and controversy not too […]

J. Cole Performs “Power Trip” On The View

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J Cole made a debut this morning on the View to perform his hit single off Born Sinner “Power Trip.” Cole also took the time to apologize for the lyrics off “Jodeci Freestyle” on the show.  Visit for more information Check out the performance below: Advertisement – Trey Anthony(@treyanthony16)

J. Cole Pens an Apology Letter, “Autism Speaks”


Visit for more information J. Cole found himself in hot water following the release of Drake’s  “Jodeci Freestyle,” for an offensive line referencing autism. The Anti-Bullying Alliance started an online petition, calling for apologies from both artists and a reworking of lyrics, to leave out the reference to the condition. On the line in […]

J. Cole’s “Power Trip” Goes Platinum

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Visit for more information Looks like the late nights of dwelling over a female has paid off for young J. Cole. His hit single off his Born Sinner album “Power Trip” reached over the one million mark and has gone platinum. Advertisement J. Cole reached out to Miguel to give a more R&B feel […]

First Week Sales Are In For June 18th

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Visit for more information The dust has settled and the numbers are in… June 18th, a monumental date for hip-hop, delivered us albums from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller. Together, the three have amassed over 700,000 units sold. HitsDailyDouble reports that Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ took the lead with 328,800 units sold followed […]

Watch As J. Cole Brings Out Kendrick Lamar In Houston

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Visit for more information “Forbidden Fruit” live for the first time. As J. Cole continues to take his Dollar & A Dream shows nationwide to promote his Born Sinner album, the surprises keep coming. After bringing out Drake as Jay-Z looked on backstage in New York, and treating the Philly crowd to a Lil […]

J. Cole Releases The “Let Nas Down” Remix, Featuring Nas Himself

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Visit for more information One of Born Sinner’s standout cuts gets a very, very, very appropriate upgrade. Despite J. Cole adamantly denying that there was a song on his sophomore album titled “I Disappointed Nas”, when the official tracklist was released, something to the same effect, “Let Nas Down”, was very present. The song, […]

Watch Drake Buy Out Best Buy Union Square’s Entire ‘Born Sinner’ Inventory

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Visit for more information Welp. Target might still have some. So much for supporting hip-hop. How are residents of the Union Square area supposed to do that if all the shelves marked ‘Born Sinner’ at their local, 24-hour Best Buy are empty? That’s the question Drake & J. Cole have inadvertently posed with their […]

Record Report: J. Cole – ‘Born Sinner’


Visit for more information Label: Roc Nation / Columbia Records Production: J. Cole Written By Kyle Renwick Advertisement “It’s way darker this time” J. Cole declares as his second studio album, Born Sinner, opens to “Villuminati.” Those words couldn’t be truer as Cole clings to themes of moral dilemma and frustrated love affairs through […]

The Structure of Features on Yeezus, WMWTSO & Born Sinner


Visit for more information A closer look at the features from yesterday’s trifecta of album releases. Twenty four hours have passed and we have submerged ourselves into a pit whose grimy walls have echoed nothing but good hip-hop music. June 18th, 2013 was indeed a splendid day for hip-hop as we got to witness […]

A Journalist’s Response To The Born Sinner Intro: ‘An Open Letter From A F****t’

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Visit for more information This man took offense to some of Cole’s abrasive Born Sinner rhymes. Gender roles, and more specifically, the homosexual/homophobic conversation in hip-hop is possibly more prevalent than the music itself at times. The fine line between dissent and disrespect is trampled upon daily by people of all races and sexual […]

The Pros & Cons of Dropping On Hip-Hop’s Biggest Release Date

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Visit for more information “I’mma drop the album the same day as Kanye/just to show the boys a man now like Wanya” – J.Cole (Forbidden Fruit) Written by Danny McLean (@KingDanny__) Advertisement Marketing strategies are nothing more but essential in business, especially the music business. Labels, artists, and management all throw on their thinking […]

J. Cole Speaks On The Moment Nas Heard “Let Nas Down”

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Visit for more information Apparently, “Let Nas Down” didn’t let Nas down. On a recent flight, Jermaine Cole & Nasir Jones bumped heads. Nas subsequently bumped J. Cole’s new album, Born sinner. Nas was very impressed. Advertisement I was telling people, this album has so many moments that connected that let me know I […]

Tuesday The 18th Approaches & We Give You Our Take On Sales Projections

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Visit for more information Sales projections are in and tomorrow is the big day. Here is our take. If you are a fan of hip-hop then I am sure you studiously listened to Yeezus, Born Sinner, and Watching Movies with the Sound Off with acute vigilance. Numbers do talk, but are they saying anything […]

Watch J. Cole Perform “Crooked Smile” At Power 106’s ‘Backstage Breakfast’

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Visit for more information With Born Sinner in stores in 5 days, Cole is prepping the people. The momentous date in hip-hop, June 18th, is well under a week away, and J. Cole is leading a nationwide campaign. The Roc Nation prince paid Power 106 L.A.’s ‘Backstage Breakfast’ series a visit yesterday, and ran […]

50 Cent Joins J. Cole & Bas On The ‘Born Sinner’ Deluxe Track, “New York Times”

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Fayetteville, meet Queens. Queens, Fayetteville. Visit for more information 50 Cent‘s talents have been used, well, sparingly in 2013. After putting out a mixtape last year, including a high-profile collaboration with ScHoolboy Q, Fif has a couple singles out, but it doesn’t seem as if we’re getting his upcoming album, Street King Immortal, any […]