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Review: Joey Bada$$ Figures Himself Out on All-Amerikkkan Bada$$

At this point, it’s normal to read an artist’s attempt to lean into political consciousness with skepticism, but Joey Bada$$’ specifically worded social critiques shouldn’t be…
Brian Josephs / April 10, 2017

Once Again, J. Cole Is Platinum With No Features

Whatever Kendrick Lamar will release next week will pale in comparison to what J. Cole has just accomplished. 4 Your Eyez Only, released back in December,…
Brian Josephs / April 7, 2017

Watch the Trailer for J. Cole’s New HBO Documentary 4 Your Eyez Only

J. Cole's second HBO documentary feature is set to debut next month. J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only takes its title from the Fayetteville, North Carolina rapper's most…
Anna Gaca / March 24, 2017

J. Cole Announces 4 Your Eyez Only Tour

Last October, J. Cole said that his performance at The Meadows festival would be his "last show, for a very long time." He exaggerated a bit:…
Brian Josephs / February 21, 2017

New Music: J. Cole – “High for Hours”

Last night, J. Cole released a new song called "High For Hours." The new track comes just six weeks after Cole released 4 Your Eyez…
Taylor Berman / January 16, 2017

New Music: Stream J. Cole’s Featureless 4 Your Eyez Only

J. Cole's 4 Your Eyez Only, his followup to 2014's 2014 Forest Hills Drive, is finally out. The anticipation has been building for the past week after…
Brian Josephs / December 9, 2016

J. Cole’s Eyez Documentary Teases New Songs, Calls Out Other Rappers

The whispers of a new album from J. Cole have been confirmed via a new companion documentary--called Eyez--which was released yesterday on TIDAL. The record, 4 Your Eyez Only, will…
Dale Eisinger / December 4, 2016

J. Cole Maybe Disses Kanye West on New Song “False Prophets”

Kanye West is possibly the subject of a J. Cole subliminal diss. Last night, TIDAL released a 40-minute documentary called Eyez, a look at the making of…
Brian Josephs / December 2, 2016

J. Cole Probably Has a New Album Called 4 Your Eyez Only Dropping Next Week

Update: iTunes has taken down the pre-order page for 4 Your Eyez Only. J. Cole, millennials' favorite placeholder for "real hip-hop," could be dropping a…
Brian Josephs / December 1, 2016

J. Cole Replaces the Weeknd as Meadows Music and Arts Festival Headliner

Update: The Weeknd revealed that he’s still performing at the Meadows Festival, but at an earlier time slot. The festival's twitter account originally announced that he would "no…
Brian Josephs / September 22, 2016

Watch Chance the Rapper Surprise Bonnaroo With ‘No Problems’ — Twice

Update: Chance the Rapper popped up at Bonnaroo two more times on Saturday: first performing his "Need to Know" collaboration during Macklemore's set, and later covering Notorious B.I.G.'s…
Anna Gaca / June 11, 2016

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2016 Lineup: J. Cole, Jane’s Addiction, Major Lazer, and More

Las Vegas' Life Is Beautiful festival will have a strong lineup in its fourth year: The three-day event — which has featured Stevie Wonder, OutKast, and…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2016

President Obama Met With Nicki Minaj, Chance the Rapper, Common, and More to Talk ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

President Barack Obama met with a number of prominent musicians yesterday to discuss an initiative called "My Brother's Keeper." According to ABC News, the initiative…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016

J. Cole’s ‘Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming’ Trailer Is Here

The trailer for J. Cole's upcoming documentary special Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming has arrived. Set to debut on HBO on January 9 at 10 p.m.
Rachel Brodsky / December 6, 2015

Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole Exchange Freestyles for ‘Black Friday’

Here's a day after Thanksgiving treat that you don't need to wait in line outside the mall for hours in order to enjoy; Kendrick Lamar and…
James Grebey / November 27, 2015
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