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J. Cole Is Dropping '4 Your Eyez Only, A Dreamville Film' On HBO
This is the second J. Cole documentary to air on HBO.
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6 Reasons Why We Need This New J. Cole Album
After enduring 2016, we need his conscious verses to show us the light.
Raising Bertie: Their Stories Are Our Stories
Brian C. Bush
Writer & Advocate
In communities built on the ruins of slavery, where the rate of poverty soars, America's forgotten victims quietly face issues centered around mass incarceration, institutional racism, and inequality in education, mirroring those of their urban peers.
Forest Hills Drive
Film Tells the Story of a Hometown Hero
Writer, Journalist & Filmmaker
Every town needs a hero; a beacon of hope, a manifestation of the American dream. For Fayetteville, North Carolina, that hero is Jermaine LaMarr Cole.
CULTURE & ARTS
Conversation With Phife Dawg of a Tribe Called Quest
Michael Lee Nirenberg
Documentary Filmmaker, Artist, Writer
MN: Let's talk a little bit about hip-hop. Being around as long as you have, where do you think hip-hop is at in this moment
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2 Injured In Shooting Outside J. Cole Concert In New Jersey
At least two people were shot in the parking lot of the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, on Monday evening.
J. Cole Joins Janet Jackson In New Video For 'No Sleeep'
E. Oliver Whitney
Last month, Janet Jackson released "No Sleeep," her first single in seven years. Now the iconic singer has a brand new video
J. Cole Attends Fan's High School Graduation And Offers To Help With College Tuition
Two years later, they both followed through on the commitments they made -- Cierra kept her grades up (sending updates via
Harlem Rapper: CashFlow Back to Hip-Hop
Journalist & Author
Do you remember where you were in the fall of 2002? How about this, do you remember the movie "Brown Sugar" with Sanaa Lathan and Taye Diggs? What about that famous line "When did you fall in love with hip hop?"
What's Up With the Single?:Album Sales and the Malleability of the Promotional Song
Writer, Writing Instructor
The power residing in the single is malleable. Perhaps the time has come for musicians and label executives to begin treating singles and albums as two separate entities.
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Tavis Smiley: My Conversation With J. Cole on What Really Matters in Life
PBS talk show host, PRI radio host, NYT bestselling author
His latest and most personal project to date, entitled
2014 Forest Hills Drive
, is a reflection on how a boy from North Carolina discovered his life's purpose. In this clip, J. Cole opens up about one particularly significant track on the album, "Love Yourz."
J. Cole Lays Out Plans To Create Rent-Free Housing For Single Mothers
“What we gonna do, we still working it out right now, obviously it’s a detailed, fragile situation I don’t wanna play with
J. Cole Visits Morehouse Students
Senior at Morehouse College
There on the side street juxtaposed to Chivers, Mays and Dansby Halls, a crowd of more than two hundred wide-eyed, screaming students gathered with cell phones in hand stand ready to digitally record some unforgettable moment.
J. Cole Announces New Album Coming In December
Rapper Mourns For Michael Brown In Tribute Song
A Shift in Hip Hop: What Kendrick's Verse Didn't Do
Freelance writer. ECU Alum. NYC. Unprecedented.
While there are still some remaining musical gems, there is too much talent out there for us to be forced to listen to garbage more often than not. The radio should be riddled with forceful rhymes, instead it's bass-filled beats to stifle the lack of skill on every track.
2 Chainz Performs At U Of M's MUSIC Matters' Benefit Concert
Social Media Coordinator at ABC's The View
The organization, which started two-and-a-half years ago with Schermer, nine friends, and a hundred dollars in a Michigan dorm room, now has 150 members and a growing alumni backing.
Why Generation Y Is Addicted to Living Life Above the Law
Political Reporter Covering the Bernie Sanders Campaign
My generation must now assume responsibility for its actions. We need to work hand in hand with lawmakers to strike a balance in which copyright law protects existing intellectual property, but doesn't stifle the creation of future intangible assets.
VH1 Sets Roster For Six Nights Of Live Pre-Super Bowl Concerts
The concerts begin with J. Cole's Monday night show at the Kupferberg Center for Arts at Queens College and run through Feb
J. Cole Responds To Kendrick Lamar's 'Control' Verse On Justin Timberlake's 'TKO' Remix
The "Black Friday Remix" shirks much action from Timberlake himself in favor of A$AP Rocky, Pusha T and J. Cole, the latter
In Hip-Hop, Kendrick Lamar Is King
Right now, Kendrick is king. His innovation runs deep, and I hope it runs deep enough to avoid the shallowness of an industry that too often neglects freshness and comfortably embraces the modus operandi.
J. Cole's New Video Asks the U.S. to 'Reconsider Your War on Drugs'
New York State Director, Drug Policy Alliance
Wednesday, Roc Nation recording artist J. Cole released the video for his new single "Crooked Smile." This powerful video is based on the 2010 murder of Aiyana Jones, a 7-year-old girl killed during a police raid in Detroit.
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