The German-born rapper who was raised in North Carolina has been touring in support of his most recent album, ‘Born Sinner’, his second studio album that was famously released on the same day as Kanye West’s latest , ‘Yeezus,’ earlier this year.
The conflict is palpable, the theme is eternal.
Maximum amounts of Crew Love.
The offending lyric generated a petition from the Anti-Bullying League asking for an apology and for the line to be removed from the song.
For the second straight week, rap not only tops the U.S. album charts, but also makes a hat-trick of the top three spots, continuing a solid few weeks for the genre after a quiet start.
Performers outnumbered awards at Sunday’s BET Awards, which was jam-packed with everyone from Mariah Carey to Chris Brown with Nicki Minaj to R. Kelly to JT and many more.
In the battle of ‘Yeezus’ versus ‘Born Sinner’, ‘Yeezus’ has emerged the winner.
“It’s so weird, you know,” said Drake, “you say you’re gonna do something and then it actually happens.”
J. Cole addressed his eager and ecstatic audience at New York City’s Irving Plaza last night (June 19) with mild, playful caution: “If you came to hear the hits, this is not your night.”
The rapper sat down to provide the breakdown behind his self-produced second LP and give insight on the inspiration behind a few of his favorite songs.