J. Cole Talks Debut Album With Touré

J. Cole will be on Fuse‘s Hip Hop Shop tomorrow (Wed.) night at 11PM (EST) talking to Touré, so tune in – should be interesting. Check out an exclusive after-show green room clip of J. Cole telling Touré why his debut album won’t have any major guest appearances. Well, except for one pretty major appearance … Continue reading

New Video: J. Cole – “Who Dat”

Rapper J. Cole just released the video for his debut single, “Who Dat”, off his upcoming debut album. If you aren’t familiar with J. Cole, um, get familiar – I’m pretty sure we will be seeing, and hearing, a lot more from J. Cole in the future. It doesn’t hurt that he’s already been co-signed … Continue reading

All I Want Is You [VIDEO]

Watch the just-released official video for Miguel‘s hypnotizing single, “All I Want Is You”, featuring one of TheWaitingRoom‘s fav newcomers in hip-hop, J. Cole. The video was directed by Alexandre Moors. Get more info on Miguel and listen to more of his music over at his MySpace page. He’s signed to Jive Records (SONY) – … Continue reading

Who Dat? Oh, It’s J. Cole

Funkmaster Flex blasted off this new J. Cole song, “Who Dat”, late Monday night on New York’s Hot97. Apparently J. Cole’s people say this is not the final version of the song, but either way this is only adding to my anticipation for J. Cole’s debut album. Listen below. *UPDATED WITH FINAL FULL CDQ* [photo … Continue reading

J. Cole x The Source

Take a look at J. Cole (if you don’t know him by now – hurry up before you get left behind) gracing the cover of next month’s The Source magazine – It’s safe to say this is good look, moreso for The Source – and that’s no shade to Jermaine Cole. In fact, quite the … Continue reading

J.Cole’s XXL Freshman 2010 Freestyle

Last year XXL magazine started a new annual tradition of picking the ten ‘freshman’ in the hip-hop game – ten rappers who are on the verge of blowing up, or at least should be. Last year’s list included newcomers like B.o.B and Wale, so it’s easy to see why fans and blogs alike are a bit eager to see XXL‘s … Continue reading

Back to the Topic

Thanks to the folks over at RapRadar, I bring you this hot new J. Cole ‘freestyle’, “Back to the Topic” – where Young Simba flows over the instrumental for Cassie’s almost-hit “This Must Be Love”. This is for my babygirl, elle, over at LetsJustEatCheese. Look for J.Cole, featured on “A Star is Born” off Jay-Z’s ‘Blueprint … Continue reading

‘Blueprint 3’ Official Tracklist

Thanks to eskay over at NahRight, check out the official traklisting for Jay-Z‘s upcoming album ‘The Blueprint 3’ (in stores Friday, Sept. 11th). This looks quite different (for the better) from that rumored (and fake) tracklist that was floating around online last month. Let me tell you; I can’t wait to hear the Jay and Alicia … Continue reading

J. Cole: Can’t Wait to Be King

My girl Elle over at Let’sJustEatCheese has an exclusive interview with emcee/producer J. Cole, the first artist signed to Jay-Z‘s new Roc Nation record label. The interview, one of J.Cole’s best, is also one of his first since becoming an official part of Hov’s new roster. Check out an excerpt below, and then head over … Continue reading