From Nas To TLC, J. Cole Breaks Down His Favorite ‘Born Sinner’ Songs

One of the most highly anticipated albums of 2013, J. Cole‘s Born Sinner is out as of this week. The rapper sat down with Hartford, Connec., radio station Hot 93.7 (a station) to provide the breakdown behind his self-produced second LP and give insight on the inspiration behind a few of his favorite songs. Born Sinner, in the words of J. Cole, ladies and gents…

“LAnd of the Snakes”

“The L and the A are capitalized in Land. It is roughly about this time I went to L.A. to record an album and I thought about moving out there. I considered it, but the other side was telling me, ‘Don’t do it, it’s dangerous.’ You can lose yourself in Los Angeles, it has a dangerous climate– loosely [the song] is about that. It’s just an ill song, [it has] a lot of good flows, and the beat is crazy.”


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