In celebration of reaching over two-million followers on Twitter, Roc Nation gold-selling rapper J. Cole dropped a new track, “Grew Up Fast”. The soulful offering was produced by Canei Finch and samples former Temptation David Ruffin’s 1969 record “The Double Cross.” Listen to the audio below:
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College graduated/NC native J. Cole signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label over 2 1/2 years ago and been very consistent since. Before releasing his first solo album, entitled Cole World: The Sideline Story, which debuted at #1, selling over 218,000 copies in the first week, Cole released a few mixtapes and EP’s including The Come Up, The Warm Up, Friday Night Lights, and Any Given Sunday EP. A few weeks ago, he was also nominated for his first Grammy Award for “Best New Artist.”
Wale releases “Bad Girls Club” ft. J. Cole music video. The Bad Girl herself Natalie Nunn makes an appearance Doing what she does best causing caos and taking over the house. (more…)
Yesterday Tuesday (September 27), Roc Nation rapper J. Cole released his debut LP Cold World: The Sideline Story. Jay-Z’s protege is expected to take the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart next week, as his CD is projected to do major numbers in the first-week. According to the industry insiders at hitsdailydouble.com—who have already tabulated the one-day sales figures—J. Cole is projected to sell around 225,000 to 250,000 CDs in his first-week. The disc has collaborations with Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, Drake and Trey Songz. (more…)
In a recent interview with VIBE, J.Cole revealed that Jay-Z wasn’t originally going to be on the song, but after the MTV VMAs, Jay hopped on the track. Jay came through on “Mr. Nice Watch,” calm and cool as ever. He didn’t necessarily diss Lil Wayne, but he let him know “It’s only a matter of time before I hit ya’ll niggas with a nice shot.” More after the jump!!! (more…)
This Fall Jay-Z’s protégé and Roc Nation rapper J. Cole will be releasing his highly anticipated debut album, entitled Cold World: The Sideline Story. A day after performing on the first date of his “Cold World” tour in Vancouver, HHW’s writer Don Bleek phoned Cole for a quick conversation. During the interview, Cole shared some of his wildest tour moments, discussed his first time meeting Jay-Z, branding himself, the importance of mixtapes and his debut album. The disc has collaborations with Jay-Z, Drake, Missy Elliott and Trey Songz.