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Watch J. Cole Play the Villain in His ‘She Knows’ Video

How do you get a hip-hop video that looks nothing at all like most hip-hop videos? Hire a guy who cut his teeth directing for indie acts.

02/14/2014

Miguel at Made In America 2013 (Radio.com)

Are Miguel, Jessie Ware & J. Cole Teaming Up For a New Song?

For anyone who follows Miguel on Instagram you may have noticed an interesting pic he posted today (Jan. 22) of him and a few friends in a recording studio. Those friends being Jessie Ware and J.Cole.

01/22/2014

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Governors Ball 2014 Lineup Led by OutKast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend The Strokes and Skrillex

This June 6-9 we hope and pray for no rain, as we get a huge bill which includes Interpol, Foster the People, J. Cole, The 1975, Sleigh Bells and Tyler the Creator.

01/15/2014

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The Official Guide to Super Bowl XLVIII Concerts

For music lovers headed to the New York area for this year’s Super Bowl, there will be an avalanche of artists playing shows all over the place. Getting inside many of the exclusive concerts, however, might be a little tricky.

01/10/2014

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J. Cole Extends ‘What Dreams May Come’ Tour into 2014

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.

11/12/2013

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Watch New, Highly Dramatic J. Cole Video for ‘Crooked Smile’

The conflict is palpable, the theme is eternal. Careful of your feelings as you watch the video within.

09/18/2013

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Review: ODB’s Hologram Can’t Save a Miserable Rock the Bells in Los Angeles

Rock the Bells celebrates the past on their 10th anniversary but the results came up painfully short.

09/09/2013

Kacey Musgraves

This Week In Late Night TV: Kacey Musgraves, Paramore, The National & Kimbra

This week, August 12-16, sees the return of lots of artists we’ve seen a few times already this summer and a few new ones that are worth your attention.

08/12/2013

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J. Cole Apologizes For ‘Embarrassing’ Autism Lyric: ‘I Should Have Known Better’

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.

07/22/2013

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On The Charts: Despite Uncounted Samsung Downloads, Jay-Z Tops Billboard 200

Turns out Jay-Z didn’t need the 1 million Samsung downloads of ‘Magna Carta… Holy Grail’ to have one of the best debut sales weeks of 2013.

07/17/2013

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On The Charts: J. Cole’s ‘Born Sinner’ Has Sold More Copies Than ‘Yeezus’

Kanye West may have won the battle, but right now, J. Cole is winning the war.

07/10/2013

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On The Charts: Rap Reigns for Second Straight Week As Wale Nabs First No. 1

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.

07/03/2013

Snoop, Pharrell, Timberlake & Charlie Wilson. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)

BET Awards 2013: Big Duets & Bigger Star Power From Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Nicki Minaj & More

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.

07/01/2013

Kanye West at Governors Ball 2013. (Maria Ives for Radio.com)

On The Charts: Kanye’s Worst Opening Sales Week Still Leads ‘Yeezus’ To No. 1

In the battle of ‘Yeezus’ versus ‘Born Sinner’, ‘Yeezus’ has emerged the winner.

06/26/2013

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Drake Reveals Album Release Date, Drops Four New Tracks

“It’s so weird, you know,” said Drake, “you say you’re gonna do something and then it actually happens.”

06/24/2013

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J. Cole Brings ‘Born Sinner,’ Deep Cuts & Jay-Z To NYC ‘Dollar & A Dream’ Show

Not long after delivering the last few bars of icebreaking show opener “Welcome,” J. Cole addressed his audience last night with mild, playful caution: “If you came to hear the hits, this is not your night.”

06/20/2013

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