J. Cole Too Deep for the Intro for Throwback Thursday

Welcome to another Thursday as we inch closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of Jodeci, En Vogue and Mariah Carey. Diary of A Mad Band, En Vogue’s debut and E=MC were the albums plus a Young Buck mixtape and Big Pun’s Yeah Baby joint. We had quite a bit to choose from we’re going in another direction. J. Cole just released two new tracks that’s rumored to be part of his upcoming album, The Fall Off. The Lewis Street singles are called The Climb Back and Lion King on Ice. The Fall Off will be the follow up to his KOD album a ... [read more]

2014 Forest Hills Drive from J. Cole Released 5 Years Ago

J. Cole is one of my favorite rappers from this generation. A couple months ago, my Mixtape Friday was my personal J. Cole compilation. Recently, J. Cole stated that he’s no longer doing features after he appeared on the new Gang Starr’s Family and Loyalty. J. Cole has put out five albums, a few mixtapes, three compilations and been featured on numerous tracks. 5 years ago, J. Cole released his classic third album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive. 2014 Forest Hills Drive was the follow-up to his classic Born Sinner project. The album went triple ... [read more]

Check Out My J. Cole Compilation for Mixtape Friday

First off, today is my 42nd birthday and I’m just happy to see this day. With it being Friday, you already know what time it is. My Mixtape Friday is from nine other than J. Cole. J. Cole is one of my favorite rappers from this generation with the other being Kendrick Lamar. J. Cole have put out five studio albums and they all are nice. Born Sinner and 2014 Forest Hills Drive are my favorite two from him. Recently, J. Cole dropped his Dreamville compilation and it shows he have a lot of talent on his label. For this compilation, there’s around ... [read more]

Gang Starr Family and Loyalty With J. Cole

First things first, rest in peace to the late, great Guru. Guru passed away in April 2010 from a long bout with cancer. Before passing, Guru released several solo projects and later formed Gang Starr with DJ Premier. Gang Starr is one of my favorite duos ever and when Guru passed, we all thought that was the end of Gang Starr. Moment of Truth is one of those albums that need to be in everyone’s collection. Royalty from Moment of Truth was featured as my Throwback Thursday track at the beginning of the year. Last week, Gang Starr premiered their ... [read more]

J. Cole Dead Presidents II for Throwback Thursday

In the hip hop community, there has been a major discussion on regarding the top-50 rappers of all-time. It all started with someone putting their list on Twitter. It caused an uproar and people like Old Man Ebro and DJ Vlad put out their lists. Honestly, I’ve never cared or criticized anyone’s list because it’s their list. One of the things that people disagreed about was how high J. Cole ranks on a lot of people list. J. Cole is one of my favorite rappers out now. Last year, he dropped the K.O.D. album which was great. His Dreamville imprint ... [read more]

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