J. Cole

J. Cole Returns To His Old Queens Apartment
Before he got famous, J. Cole was a young college student attending St. Johns University, packed in like sardines with his friends in a small townhouse in the Jamaica section of Queens, New York.
As part of MTV's running "Life & Rhymes" video series, J. Co...
Miguel’s Top Hip-Hop Collaborations
Being that Miguel is celebrating his 28th birthday today, XXL wanted to take some time out to celebrate his momentous contributions in hip-hop. Without further adieu, let's get to it. Get ready to vibe out to the relaxing sounds of Miguel...
DJ Khaled Tones Down The Flash On ‘Suffering From Success’
DJ Khaled is a talent aggregator. You can say what you will about his mantras or his never-ending quest to be an omnipresent figure in rap without actually rapping, but you can’t understate his value. He is the maestro behind many of rap’s best post-Napster posse cuts…
Salaam Remi Reflects On Past Collaborations With Nas And J.Cole
Salaam Remi is staple in hip-hop and R&B whose worked with names such as Nas, Amy Winehouse and the Fugees. Notably, Remi released his new compilation album One: In The Chamber earlier this month that showcases a long list of artists who shine brighter when getting into the studio with him..…
J. Cole’s What Dreams May Come Tour Ticket Contest

Grammy-nominated, platinum selling RocNation/Columbia recording artist J.Cole, in the midst of his critically acclaimed Gold selling new album Born Sinner, two high charting radio singles “Power Trip” featuring Grammy Award winner Miguel and “Crooked Smile” featuring TLC, and a recent top selling fa…
Eminem Announces Tour Dates With Kendrick Lamar And J. Cole
Looks like Kendrick Lamar is staying busy. After serving as the opener for Kanye West's ongoing Yeezus tour, the current XXL cover-star will hit the road for a string of dates opening for the "Rap God" himself: Eminem. Following the release of the Marshall Mathers LP 2 toward …
Vic Mensa Freestyles Over A J. Cole Track
Fresh off the release of his INNANETAPE project, Chicago's Vic Mensa recently stopped by Sway In The Morning to discuss his origins, his place in the Chicago hip-hop scene and his relationship with Chance The Rapper. But, as is often the case with Sway, he also ended up freestyling a bit...
J. Cole And Diddy Brawl Captured On Tape…Sort Of
Following MTV's Video Music Awards in August, nasty rumors and headlines abounded that J. Cole and Diddy were involved in a brawl at an after party for the show. At the time, both men denied a physical altercation had occurred and said that the media had blown things out of proportion...
Rappers Can’t Stop Name-Dropping Michael Jordan

Is Michael Jordan the most frequently made reference in rap? Perhaps. If we’re being honest, this list was initially a collection of songs mentioning Michael Jordan over time. With MJ saying that he thinks he could’ve beaten LeBron James in a game of one-on-one (but not Kobe Bryant) recently, it was…

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