Rap-Up TV: J. Cole: A Star Is Born – Part 1

You may know him from his heavily-downloaded mixtape The Warm Up or his feature on “A Star Is Born” from Jay-Z’s The Blueprint 3. Now one of the year’s most-buzzed-about hip-hop newcomers, North Carolina native J. Cole, sits down with Rap-Up TV for an exclusive interview about his humble beginnings as a bill collector to becoming the first artist signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label. Check back for the rest of our three-part interview.

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    wow funny how life changes so suddenly – i wish him the best and lets hope that he comes with some quality music – he sounds alot like bow wow just deeper tone – i hop he doesnt rap like him too lol


  2. rrr

    j cole is about to take over


  3. ttt

    nice to see him make it


  4. rob

    yea j cole a star clap for him


  5. G

    cut off that “beard” on his chin, and you got Chris Brown

    Does anyone else see that???? He looks just like Chris Brown

    but the dude is dope, killed Jay Z on A Star Is Born and same with Beautiful Bliss by Wale


  6. ijustcrushalot

    yeah cole is def one of the illest emerging rappers out there. Can’t wait for him to come to ATL later this month on Feb. 26th…


  7. @sk8board_Pete

    mos def, jcole is the illiest upcoming mc!


  8. Chelsea

    J. Cole is the best new guy to touch the mic in some years. The Come and The Warm Up are excellent mixtapes and he is a few steps above the these other cats getting shine right now. I can’t wait for his album to drop!


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