J. Cole

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J. Cole is an American rap artist born in 1985 in Frankfurt, Germany. He initially became known for his mixtape The Come Up in 2007. Rap artist and businessman Jay-Z signed Cole to Roc Nation in 2009. He released his debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story in 2011. He released his second Born Sinner in 2013. Cole’s hit singles includeMiss America, Crooked Smile, She Knows, and Forbidden Fruit. He has earned two BET Hip Hop Awards in his career.

30 Mar, 2015

Launch Tidal

Product Release

Jay-Z launches his streaming music service TIDAL at an industry event, #TIDALforall at Skylight in Moynihan Station in New York City. He announces his partnership with 16 other artists, including Beyonce, Madonna, Usher, Rihanna, Butler and Chassagne of Arcade Fire, Jason Aldean, J. Cole, Jack Wright, Chris Martin, Daft Punk, Deadmau5, Nikki Minaj, Coldplay and Calvin Harris, who formally sign a declaration of partnership. Tidal is the first service to offer ad-free music, video and editorial content owned by the stars who actually create it. The high quality sound service is available across iOS and Android devices, as well as in Web browsers and desktop players, in the U.S. and 30 other countries. Tidal Premium is $9.99, and Tidal Hifi is $19.99. Alicia Keys:

We come to you with one voice in unity. The first ever artist owned global music and entertainment platform!

25 Oct, 2013

J. Cole interview

Seacrest interviews Cole during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about his single Crooked Smile. 

I was going through this period on a tour bus where I would just write the name of a song and the song wouldn’t exist yet. It was just the idea and concept for a song, and one day I just thought of the title, Crooked Smile, and instantly knew that’s huge because I’ve had this smile forever we call it snaggletooth where I’m from.

J. Cole On Creating "Crooked Smile" | Interview| On Air with Ryan Seacrest

15 Sep, 2013

Splinter Cell: Blacklist review

O’Brien reviews the video game, Splinter Cell: Blacklist on his web segment, Clueless Gamer. He is joined by hip-hop artist, J. Cole, who serves as his guide in playing the game. O’Brien criticizes the characters’ eyesight and speculates on the main characters’ relationship status. They play together and fail to complete their mission. Cole gives the game a “Tupac – Me Against The World” rating, while O’Brien gives it a  “Kay Kyser – Jingle, Jangle, Jingle” rating.

We’ve established that Cole is very good at this game, I, a little less so. My game may improve if we play together. I’d say I have your back but I’m not good at turning around.

Clueless Gamer: Conan Reviews "Splinter Cell: Blacklist" With J.Cole

26 Oct, 2011

Party video

Knowles releases Party ft J Cole music video from album 4. The single is produced and written by Knowles, Kanye West, and J Cole. When questioned on his verse in the song and what it was like to work with Knowles J Cole says:

It’s just a blessing to even be able to work with [Beyoncé]. When you follow in André’s 3000′s shoes, you’re expected to really go in. Just the fact to even be on the song with her and shot the video with her and just be in her presence. She’s such a hard working, incredible artist. I’ll never forget that day we shot the video, I’ll never forget being able to be on that song, and hopefully we got more as time goes on. Shout out to Beyoncé.

Beyoncé – Party ft. J. Cole

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