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J. Cole’s performance at Lollapalooza in Chicago yesterday.
For a limited time you can get J. Cole’s debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, for $7.99 on iTunes.
J. Cole was in town last night and and made a guest appearance at Mike Barber and DJ Spynfo’s Mic Check showcase and recited a new verse from his song, “Chaining Day.” Check out the video below, and leave your thoughts in the comments section:
J. Cole drops off this hot remake of The Throne’s "Lift Off" track, and calls it "The Cure." Take a listen below:
A fitting punctuation to his gold debut album, J Cole delivers the video for “Sideline Story” the latest visual from his critically-acclaimed album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, which spawned the platinum hit “Workout.” Directed by Axel Laramee and Adam Roy, the clip documents Cole’s international 2011 tour, capturing the song’s straightforward production and lyrics, representing the journey Cole has taken with the release of his first album and setting the stage for his follow up. As his newest single, “Nobody’s Perfect,” featuring Missy Elliott, currently climbs the charts, Cole is touring the US and continuing to record and document his story.
J. Cole will be joining Drake’s "Club Paradise" tour this summer along with Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, and French Montana.
J. Cole will join the second leg of Drake’s tour as the 27-date run kicks off May 7 in Concord, California. J. Cole will join the tour the next day, May 8, in Irvine, CA.
Tickets will go on sale March 23. Citi cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets in advance. See the full set of tour dates below.
May 7 – Concord, CA – Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord (J. Cole will not be appearing)
May 8 – Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
May 10 – Phoenix, AZ – Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
May 11 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
May 13 – Denver, CO – Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
May 14 – Albuquerque, NM – Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents The Pavilion
May 16 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
May 17 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
May 19 – Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
May 20 – Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
May 22 – Raleigh, NC – Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
May 23 – Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
May 25 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
May 26 – Pittsburgh, PA – First Niagara Pavilion
May 28 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
May 30 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 1- Indianapolis, IN – Klipsch Music Center
June 2 – Chicago, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
June 5 – Memphis, TN – FedExForum
June 6 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
June 8 – Darien Lake, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
June 9 – Philadelphia, PA – Susquehanna Bank Center
June 11 – Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre
June 12 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
June 14 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 16 – New York, NY – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
June 17 – Boston, MA – Comcast Center
New track from J. Cole called Drank In My Cup Freestyle. This is a hot song from Cole, who says "This is the original freestyle. How it was supposed to be heard before niggas violated and chopped my shit." Check out the song below and leave a comment with your thoughts!
J. Cole’s debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story scored him a “Best New Artist” GRAMMY nomination and sold 217,000 copies in its first week to become the #1 album in the country. It was the biggest digital album debut from a new artist since January 2010. The album is now certified Gold and includes the Platinum single, “Work Out.” Cole was recently seen performing his hit single “Can’t Get Enough” with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Next up, he is getting set to launch his new video for “Nobody’s Perfect” featuring Missy Elliott.
Campus Consciousness Spring 2012 / The Sideline Story Tour
4/11 /12 – Kingston, RI University Of Rhode Island @ The Ryan Center
4/13/12 – Babson Park, MA Private Location
4/14/12 – Waterville, ME Colby College @ Wadsworth Arena
4/15/12 – Amherst, MA Private Location
4/17/12 – Champaign, IL University Of Illinois @ Assembly Hall Theatre
4/18/12 – Dekalb, IL Northern Illinois University @ Convocation Center
4/19/12 – Lexington, KY University Of Kentucky @ Memorial Coliseum
4/20/12 – Johnstown, PA University Of Pittsburgh Johnstown @ Sports Center
4/21/12 – Greensboro, NC UNC Greensboro & North Carolina A&T @ White Oak Amphitheatre
4/23/12 – Springfield, MO Drury University @ O’Reilly Center
4/24/12 – Cedar Falls, IA University Of Northern Iowa @ McLeod Center
4/26/12 – Bloomsburg, PA Bloomsburg College @ Nelson
4/27/12 – Morgantown, WV West Virginia University @ WVU Coliseum
4/28/12 – Philadelphia, PA Temple University @ The Liacouras Center
4/29/12 – TBA
5/3/12 – Durham, NH University Of New Hampshire @ Whitmore Center Arena
5/4/12 – South Orange, NJ Private Location
In the video above you can see a debate about MTV’s hottest MC list, including a portion about why J. Cole wasn’t on the list. We all know he’s one of the top rappers right now, why do you think he didn’t make the cut? Leave a comment below.