Posts tagged "j. cole"

Kanye West Guests, Takes a Dig at Nike During Big Sean Show

Big Sean performed a livestreamed concert for Yahoo! last night in the Hollywood House of Blues, and with all of music's stars in town for…
By: Colin Joyce / February 8, 2015

Review: J. Cole Goes DIY on the Reflective ‘2014 Forest Hills Drive’

"No singles." So decreed J. Cole in mid-November, when word first came of his December surprise. And detractors might nod to themselves, "Mission accomplished." Zero…
By: Jason Gubbels / December 9, 2014

J. Cole’s Song for Ferguson’s Slain Mike Brown Is Pained and Real

As the fallout continues following the tragic death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri,…
By: Dan Reilly / August 15, 2014

J. Cole Fires Shots at Kendrick Lamar on Justin Timberlake’s ‘TKO’ Remix

If Justin Timberlake's "TKO" boxing metaphors seemed a little featherweight, leave it to J. Cole to up the ante. On the "Black Friday Remix" of…
By: Chris Martins / December 2, 2013

See J. Cole Charm ‘Letterman’ With String-Laced ‘Crooked Smile’

J. Cole flashed his "Crooked Smile" on the Late Show With David Letterman on November 5, dropping by the legendary Ed Sullivan Theater stage to…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 6, 2013

Stream Yo Gotti’s ‘I Am,’ an All-Star Opus That’s Bigger Than Southern Rap

Yo Gotti has built a small empire operating independently out of Memphis — his own prolific catalog alongside the artists on his CMG label —…
By: Chris Martins / November 6, 2013

J. Cole Fights War on Drugs in Video for TLC-Assisted ‘Crooked Smile’

J. Cole's "Crooked Smile" is an endearing pop song about body positivity akin to "Unpretty," the single by TLC, whose two surviving members handle the…
By: Jordan Sargent / September 18, 2013

Who Charted? Jay Z Touts ‘Holy Grail’ While Robin Thicke Shows Off Length

First! Jay Z is No. 1 and this time without that pesky hyphen weighing him down. Magna Carta Holy Grail slides a fairly predictable 76 percent (129,000…
By: Chris Martins / July 24, 2013

J. Cole Issues Genuine Apology to the Autistic Community Over Drake Song

J. Cole might be a Born Sinner, but the chart-topping artist has done a good deed by issuing a genuine and thoughtful apology for a recent lyric…
By: Chris Martins / July 22, 2013

J. Cole and Drake Face Anti-Bullying Backlash Over ‘Retard’ Lyric

Even though it was released last month, Drake and J. Cole's "Jodeci Freestyle" is now causing a bit of a shitstorm. Specifically, over the Born Sinner…
By: Dan Reilly / July 19, 2013
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