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J. Cole Honors Michael Brown with New Song ‘Be Free’

J. Cole’s new track, “Be Free” pays tribute to Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was shot over the weekend, and also seems to be a response to Obama’s speech urging for peace in Ferguson, Mo.

08/15/2014

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Drake’s OVO Fest Set Includes 40 songs and Special Guests Lauryn Hill, Usher, 50 Cent & His Mom

Drake managed to wrangle up a few of his musician friends — 10 to be exact — for the 40-song set. He even got his dear ol’ mom to come out and make an appearance.

08/05/2014

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Watch J. Cole Play the Villain in His ‘She Knows’ Video

How do you get a hip-hop video that looks nothing at all like most hip-hop videos? Hire a guy who cut his teeth directing for indie acts.

02/14/2014

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Are Miguel, Jessie Ware & J. Cole Teaming Up For a New Song?

For anyone who follows Miguel on Instagram you may have noticed an interesting pic he posted today (Jan. 22) of him and a few friends in a recording studio. Those friends being Jessie Ware and J.Cole.

01/22/2014

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Mean Jean’s Top 10 Collaborations Of 2013

We saw some pretty cool, and unexpected collaborations in 2013, from Lady Gaga collaborating with not only R. Kelly but Twista and T.I., to Katy Perry and Juicy J, to Jay Z and Justin Timberlake […]

12/27/2013

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J. Cole Extends ‘What Dreams May Come’ Tour into 2014

The German-born rapper who was raised in North Carolina has been touring in support of his most recent album, ‘Born Sinner’, his second studio album that was famously released on the same day as Kanye West’s latest , ‘Yeezus,’ earlier this year.

11/12/2013

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Watch New, Highly Dramatic J. Cole Video for ‘Crooked Smile’

The conflict is palpable, the theme is eternal.

09/18/2013

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J. Cole, Drake Apologize For ‘Embarrassing’ Autism Lyric: ‘[We] Should Have Known Better’

The offending lyric generated a petition from the Anti-Bullying League asking for an apology and for the line to be removed from the song.

07/23/2013

On The Charts: Rap Reigns for Second Straight Week As Wale Nabs First No. 1

For the second straight week, rap not only tops the U.S. album charts, but also makes a hat-trick of the top three spots, continuing a solid few weeks for the genre after a quiet start.

07/03/2013

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