Black Concert: J Cole Live in Saint Paul MN Friday 7-21!

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Fri, 07/21/17
08:00 PM
Xcel Energy Center
Saint Paul, MN
Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985), better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer. Raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Cole initially gained recognition as a rapper following the release of his debut mixtape, The Come Up, in early 2007. Intent on further pursuing a solo career as a rapper, he went on to release two additional mixtapes after signing to Jay Z’s Roc Nation imprint in 2009.

Cole released his debut studio album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, in 2011. It debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, and was soon certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His next two releases, 2013’s Born Sinner and 2014’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive, received mostly positive reviews from critics, while being both certified platinum in the US.

The latter earned him his first Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album. 2014 Forest Hills Drive was also the first rap album in over 25 years to gain platinum certification without any guest appearances or features.

Self-taught on piano, Cole also acts as a producer alongside his hip hop career, producing singles for artists such as Kendrick Lamar and Janet Jackson, as well as handling the majority of the production in his own projects.

He has also developed other ventures, including Dreamville Records, as well as non-profit organization the Dreamville Foundation. The Dreamville Foundation is not the only non-profit gesture Cole has put forth; in January 2015, he decided to house single mothers rent-free in his childhood home at 2014 Forest Hills Drive, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Coming Soon
A Tale of 2 Citiez

Fire Squad

Back to the Topic

Higher

Wet Dreamz

Nobody’s Perfect

St. Tropez

No Role Modelz

Lights Please

In the Morning

Lit
(Bas cover)

Night Job
(Bas cover)

Hello

G.O.M.D.

Apparently

Love Yourz

Encore:

Can’t Get Enough

Work Out

Planez
(Jeremih cover)

Crooked Smile

Power Trip

Studio albums:

Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011)

Born Sinner (2013)

2014 Forest Hills Drive (2014)

4 Your Eyez Only (2016)

Mixtapes:

The Come Up (2007)

The Warm Up (2009)

Friday Night Lights (2010)

Revenge of the Dreamers (with Dreamville) (2014)

Compilation albums:

Revenge of the Dreamers II (with Dreamville) (2015)

Live albums:

Forest Hills Drive: Live (2016)

Extended plays:

Any Given Sunday #1 (2011)

Any Given Sunday #2 (2011)

Truly Yours (2013)

Truly Yours 2 (2013)

Truly Yours 3 (2013)

2015: J. Cole: Road to Homecoming

2015: Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming

2016: Eyez

Coming Soon

 

 

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