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J. Cole Charts Year's Highest Hip-Hop Sales Week with '2014 Forest Hills Drive'; Taylor Swift and Pentatonix Stay Strong

J. Cole debuts at no. 1 with the year's highest-selling hip-hop debut, '2014 Forest Hills Drive.' Taylor Swift and Pentatonix keep sales up.

J. Cole Eminem Diss: Rapper Explains 'Fire Squad' Meaning, Says He's a Big Fan Of The Detroit Rapper

Jermaine is hip-hop's flavor of the moment thanks to his well-received new album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive. But one song in particular ("Fire Squad") has created controversy in the hip-hop community thanks to a line about Eminem and other white ...

J. Cole, A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Talk 'Be Free,' Kendrick Lamar and '2014 Forest Hills Drive'

Fresh off the release of his third album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, J. Cole decided to give his first post-release interview with NPR. While that might seem like an odd choice, the segment he joined features Ali Shaheed (A Tribe Called Quest) and ...

J. Cole Performs Ferguson Protest Song 'Be Free' on 'Late Show with David Letterman'

J. Cole released his third studio album, "2014 Forest Hills Drive," Tuesday, Dec. 9, and went on the "Late Show with David Letterman" to perform "Be Free," which is not on the album. Cole's commentary on Ferguson and tribute to Michael Brown, he used ...

J. Cole's '2014 Forest Hills Drive' Set To Be Third Consecutive No. 1

Even with very little promotion around the album, J Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive has been the talk of the music industry over the past couple weeks. How Cole is able to authentically reconnect with his childhood and tell a nostalgic story of his ...

J. Cole Doesn't Disappoint With New Album '2014 Forest Hills Drive,' May Have Biggest Hip-Hop Sales Week [ROUND-UP REVIEW]

Last month, J. Cole officially announced the iTunes preorder for his "2014 Forest Hills Drive" album and fans had been anticipating its release ever since. The album ended up leaking before its official release and fans contemplated whether or not to ...

Jeremih Talks J. Cole, Nicki Minaj Collaborations As He Prepares To Release His New Album 'Late Nights' [WATCH]

Riding on the success of his hit "Don't Tell Em,"Jeremih is gearing up to release his new album Late Nights. The R&B crooner recently opened up about some upcoming collaborations with artists like J. Cole and Nicki Minaj.

J. Cole Releases 'Apparently' Music Video [WATCH]

J. Cole officially released his third artist album "2014 Forest Hills Drive" yesterday, Dec. 9. Though the album leaked last week, the full retrospective look into the "Fire Squad" is now available to all. He has released the music video for the 11th ...

J. Cole Talks Rough Childhood On '2014 Forest Hills Drive'

Rap heads know the story of 2014 Forest Drive by now. It's the house J. Cole grew up in as a teenager in Fayetteville, N.C., and the one he just re-purchased this summer. But the 29-year-old rapper recently offered up some interesting new details ...

J. Cole Eminem Diss: Trick Trick Responds To 'Fire Squad'

It was the diss heard 'round the rap community last week when J. Cole's "Fire Squad" leaked to the public. The new cut calls out Justin Timberlake, Iggy Azalea, Eminem and Macklemore for making careers in primarily black genres.

Protestors Hold Die-In Outside of USC Auditorium During Iggy Azalea Concert, Rapper Says Crowd Was 'Trolling In Real Life' [WATCH]

Protest have been sparked all across the nation since the non indictment verdicts in the Mike Brown and Eric Garner cases. Protestors recently held a die-in outside of USC Bovard Auditorium during an Iggy Azalea concert. The rapper dished on the ...

Chris Brown, Trey Songz, J. Cole, T.I. And More Perform at Power 106's Annual Cali Christmas [WATCH]

Some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B got together for a star studded holiday celebration. Chris Brown, Trey Songz, J. Cole, T.I. and many more performed Friday at Power 106's annual Cali Christmas concert.

Tyga is Investing $5 Million in Shine Papers' Gold Rolling Papers, 'Make It Nasty' Rapper Tapped as Creative Director

Yes, gold rolling papers exist. And yes, Tyga is investing in the company that makes the smoking accessories. He's even been tapped as the Shine Papers creative director. A single leaf paper costs $4.60 and can be purchased at tobacco shops and ...

J. Cole Contemplates Success On A Late Night Bike Ride In '2014 Forest Hills Drive (Intro)' Video [WATCH]

Following the leak of his latest album 2014 Forest Hills Drive yesterday, J. Cole has shared a video for the opening track "Intro." The clip shows Cole riding around New York City on his bike, reflecting on how his life was much simpler back when ...

Michael Brown, Eric Garner: 10 Tribute Songs From T.I., Alicia Keys, J. Cole, And More

Following the grand jury decisions regarding the police-related deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY, plenty of musicians have expressed their outrage and calls for peace and unity by releasing songs inspired ...

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