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Here’s the best case scenario of a joke becoming a reality. J. Cole trolled listeners with his 2014 Forest Hills Drive closer “Note to Self,” in which he tells a fraudulent story about a conversation he had with Dale Earnhardt Jr.; now the rapper and NASCAR driver cover ESPN Magazine’s 2015 music issue.


Moving along, Hip-Hop Wired gifts readers with some Christmas Day joy via Wired 25: The 25 Best Albums Of 2014.

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On Wednesday night (December 10), J. Cole, whose 2014 Forrest Hills Drive album is now in stores, promoted his latest body of work with a performance on Late Show with David Letterman. But given recent racial injustices and lack of indictments in the respective deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hands of police, the MC […]

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It’s J. Cole season, according to the Internets. As fans champion the rapper’s 2014 Forrest Hills album, which hit retailers today (December 9), he offers up a visual for “Apparently.”

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The wait (though not a very long one) is over. J. Cole officially debuted his third studio album 2014 Forest Hills Drive.

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With Cozz & Effect finally available for public consumption, Dreamville’s resident young gunner, Cozz, delivers the closing track, “Can’t Knock Tha Hustle (Remix),” featuring J. Cole.

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A day ahead of Cozz & Effect‘s release, Dreamville’s newcomer Cozz returns with a visual for “Cody Macc” to whet appetites.

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Dreamville’s own Cozz has impressed Hip-Hop fans with a short, but potent list of tracks from his upcoming project, Cozz & Effect. With his new material set to arrive on Friday, October 3, the rapper unveils the official artwork and tracklist to build anticipation.

GALLERY, J. Cole, News, The List, Video

J. Cole had the heart to do something that many artists did not–take his gripes offline and travel to Ferguson, Mo. to experience what’s happening between citizens and police firsthand. Totally devoid of vanity or ulterior motives, the rapper granted just one interview to Complex while in town, during which he explained his reasoning for visiting Ferguson, whether […]

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“All we wanna do is take the chains off/ All we wanna do is break the chains off,” J. Cole chants on “Be Free,” a song he penned in tribute to slain Ferguson, Mo. teen Michael Brown.

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Newcomer Cozz puts on for his Dreamville clique with a dazzling display of wordplay throughout his “Window Shopper (Freestyle).”

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Bas, who represents Queens and Dreamville Records, takes viewers back to where he was born in the visual for “Charles De Gaulle To JFK.”