J. Cole makes ‘NBA 2K’ history

Rapper J. Cole made history on Sept. 1, 2022, as he will be featured on the cover of the video game “NBA 2K23.” Not only will Cole grace the cover revealed as the “Dreamer Edition,” but he will also appear in the game’s “MyCareer” mode. ” ‘NBA 2K’ has long been a place to discover […]

Ari Lennox shares self-love message on ‘age/sex/location’ album

Love and sex are in the air after Dreamville artist Ari Lennox announced that she would be dropping her third studio album titled, age/sex/location. One of the songs we can expect is her hit single, “Pressure,” that debuted September of 2021. This had fans utterly shocked that a year later she would be giving them an entire […]

Lord Jamar from Band Nubian discusses podcast and what to expect at Reggae Fest

Lord Jamar, a member of the Brand Nubian, is scheduled to perform at this year’s BeReggae Diaspora Music & Arts Festival, which has been officially recognized by the city of Atlanta. Lord Jamar sat down with rolling out to discuss his podcast “Godcast,” and what to expect at this year’s festival. Reggae in the Park […]

J. Cole and Willow Smith made Lollapalooza 2022 sizzle

Lollapalooza took over Chicago as it usually does every year. Saturday, July 30, was probably the most explosive night of the event. The organizers planned out the set times, allowing patrons time to leave one set and get to another without missing a beat. The only exception was traveling between the T Mobile stage and […]

Day N Vegas Festival 2022 will feature SZA, J. Cole, Travis Scott

Day N Vegas has announced its musical lineups. The festival will take place September 2-4 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. Headliners will be Sza on Friday night, J. Cole on Saturday, and Travis Scott on Sunday. Also performing, H.E.R, Summer Walker, City Girls, 21 Savage, Pusha T, and many more. Travis Scott’s return to […]

King Olujare reveals his hip-hop roots, shares industry gems

King Ojulare is a rapper’s rapper. The hip-hop artist is a breath of fresh air for listeners as each of his singles have a message and tell a vivid story at a consistent rhythmic pace. Recently, he spoke to rolling out about the origins of his abilities. You use storytelling a bit in your music. […]

Is J. Cole taking a break from rapping? Find out what contract he just signed

J. Cole has talked about his desire to play basketball throughout his music career, and it looks like he’s giving himself another chance to do so. On May 19, it was announced by Shams Charania of The Athletic that Cole has signed a deal to play for the Scarborough Shooting Stars of the Canadian Elite […]

Tyler, The Creator passed J. Cole’s record with latest tour

Tyler, the Creator continues to climb the ladder for his spot in hip-hop history. The Los Angeles rapper, producer and designer’s latest “Call Me If You Get Lost” Tour made $32.6 million, according to Billboard. The mark is the highest for any hip-hop tour since the COVID-19 pandemic began, surpassing J. Cole‘s “The Off-Season” Tour […]

Winners and losers of the 2022 Grammys

The Grammy Awards celebrate some of the best music made by some of the most creative and brightest artists in the world. Even though everybody is celebrated, there is still a time when someone has to be a winner and someone has to go home without an award. The Grammys may have not lived up […]

Drake and J. Cole like to meditate; why you should, too

Drake and J. Cole, two of today’s biggest rappers, have mentioned mental health in their songs but more specifically meditating. In Drake’s song “Since Way Back,” he raps, “These streets got so familiar. Malibu coast where I meditate.” In the song “Change,” J. Cole raps, “I sit in silence and find whenever I meditate, my […]

J. Cole just broke a streak with his latest album

J. Cole keeps climbing up the charts, but he had to break a streak this time to do so. On Dec. 22, Chart Data tweeted that Cole’s album The Off-Season, has over 1 million sales in the United States, which makes it platinum eligible by the Recording Industry Association of America. This is another great accomplishment […]

Basketball Africa League’s debut season will be chronicled in new docuseries

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri will executive produce an upcoming docuseries on the newly launched Basketball Africa League. The league launched earlier this year in May and the series will showcase the stories of players, coaches and teams across Africa as they prepare for and compete in the season-ending tournament. The league is a partnership […]

What is preventing YG from becoming best rapper in the world? No versatility

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YG has returned with a new banger. The Compton, California, rapper released his new single “Sign Language” on Oct. 29. The West Coast, bass-heavy anthem features two-and-a-half minutes of rapping about a lavish lifestyle in addition to his signature pride in his gang background. Beyond his lyrics, YG’s flow fits perfectly with the bounce of […]

Timbaland’s new digital platform to help launch the careers of producers

Platinum-selling super-producer Timbaland and his Verzuz business partner Swizz Beatz stepped up the entertainment game to offset the boredom of the COVID-19 pandemic with their artist battle competitions which morphed into a celebration of Black music. After turning their venture into a multi-million-dollar merger with the Triller Network, Timbaland is now launching another venture to […]

Drake tells J. Cole where he sits with hip-hop’s top artists

J. Cole kicked off The Off-Season Tour on Sept. 25 in Miami and dropped his latest track “Heaven’s EP” this week as well. The banging new single finds the North Carolina MC flexing over Drake’s “Pipe Down” beat as he lets fans know he hears their critiques and how they place him behind Drake and […]

Big Daddy Kane, J. Cole connect for documentary on emceeing (video)

Big Daddy Kane recently caught up with J. Cole to chop it up about the art of MCing and after the interview told the North Carolina rapper that he was his current favorite MC and that the Dreamville Records boss was keeping the essence of hip-hop alive. “A lot of people are coming to people […]

Barack Obama joins the NBA’s Basketball Africa League as minority owner (video)

Former President Barack Obama has been known to show off his ball handling skills over the years and has now become a strategic partner and minority owner in the National Basketball Association’s Africa business venture, which oversees the Basketball Africa League. The BAL includes 12 teams, and league games air in 215 countries and territories. […]

Big Sean celebrates 10-year anniversary of debut album, ‘Finally Famous’

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 10 years since Big Sean released his debut album Finally Famous on Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music record label. The Detroit rapper hit up Instagram this week to reflect on his humble beginnings and the classics the album spawned. “It’s the 10-year anniversary of my first album Finally Famous. […]

J. Cole releases new sneakers in honor of Basketball Africa League experience

J. Cole finished his short run in the Basketball Africa League this week as he made his transition to professional basketball. The North Carolina rapper wrapped up his three preliminary games coming off the bench for a total of 45 minutes and finished with a stat sheet of five points, three assists and five rebounds […]

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