Video: J. Cole (Roc Nation) – First Radio Interview + OnDaSpot Freestyle

J. Cole is Jay-Z’s first signee to his Roc Nation label.

I had this interview playing while I was searching about him. I couldn’t find too much about the deal, but the next second I hear:

Green: What’s a Roc Nation deal like? Is that a regular record deal or a management..?

J. Cole: Roc Nation they’re doing so many things. It’s actually a beautiful deal. A lot of people are asking me cuz you can’t really find information on it.


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71 Responses to “Video: J. Cole (Roc Nation) – First Radio Interview + OnDaSpot Freestyle”

  1. E AKA THE REAL NORIEAGA Says:

    **The story is, he met her on the Thong song video set, smashed, found out she was underaged, and got extorted into marriage by her father
    ^^^
    she was also a back up dancer in one of tha Eastsidaz videos

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  3. SNORT_SNORTcRAZY88SINCE88 Says:

    *does DameDash DICEROLL dance*

  4. Farouq Octavious Bamma Says:

    co-sign E.

    its a CELEbRATION BITCHES(c)clipse

  5. Sam Says:

    Big Homie Says:
    March 25th, 2009 at 3:29 pm
    SMH @ this aurora jolie video on WSHH. . . . LMAO!!!

    ^ I saw that earlier this morning but didnt click play. Is it safe for work. I have it in my planner to check it when I get home. What happens in the video?
    ^^
    not really, she has partly exposed tits the entire interview

  6. Co!!inb: Magic City's Towel Boy Says:

    Cudi is weak, don’t ask why, just respect it.

  7. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    E AKA THE REAL NORIEAGA Says:

    March 25th, 2009 at 3:31 pm
    **The story is, he met her on the Thong song video set, smashed, found out she was underaged, and got extorted into marriage by her father
    ^^^
    she was also a back up dancer in one of tha Eastsidaz videos

    ***LOL @ Eastsidaz…they were dope, but that one nigga was easily 40 yrs old, at least…forgot which one…Tray Dee or Goldie Loc (prolly the latter)…

  8. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    Wale>>>Cudi

    but KC’s decent/interesting, from what I’ve heard, so far…still can’t dig Charles Hamilton (none)…B.O.B. is a standout from the new class, too…

    “I’ll be in the Sky” is my favorite new Outkast song, lol…

  9. rex hussla Says:

    ike I think you can still dl Cudi’s tape off the Nah post [ll]

  10. Farouq (ya thats my government) aka Nah’s Ving Rames in Baby Boy Says:

    The Eastsidaz had some slappers. They made a nice guest spot in the movie of my namesake

  11. Beezy Says:

    Fun Fact: I was offered an internship at the White House, which was subsequently rescinded after the background check.

    ^^

    recently?

    >LOL no nigga, I’m 27. This was like 2003. Yes, Bush was the President…no, I didn’t support him. I just had a mentor who was trying to put another brother onto the lime light.

    The weed arrests sealed my fate, lmfao.

    I told the guy who was pulling strings for me about it…but he was like “let them find out for themselves.”

  12. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    Tray Deee (born Tracy Lamar Davis on April 27, 1966 in Long Beach, California) is a rapper who was once signed to Death Row Records and later signed with Snoop Dogg’s label Dogghouse Records (now Doggystyle Records). He joined the Platinum-selling group Tha Eastsidaz, which consisted of himself, Snoop Dogg, and Goldie Loc.

  13. frank fiasco Says:

    Haven’t heard J. Cole’s music. But Jay has historicaly wack taste in artists.

  14. Farouq (ya thats my government) aka Nah’s Ving Rames in Baby Boy Says:

    CuDi is a harmonizer/singer/rapper/MC … i fuck with him heavy but you already know that

  15. AmpGeez a.k.a. Mr. Solo Dolo Says:

    Max on the other hand i really don’t want to talk about him…
    ======================================
    “Niggaz tried they best to hurt me, come and test the birdie
    I’m Tom Brady, you a Testeverde”

    How can you hate a nigga who names hisself “Biggavelli”? lol

  16. Jersey*made*me Says:

    ***LOL @ Eastsidaz…they were dope, but that one nigga was easily 40 yrs old, at least…forgot which one…Tray Dee or Goldie Loc (prolly the latter)…

    ^^
    That shit had extortion written all over it.You can’t tell me Snoop signed them niggas off talent.Straight muscle game.

  17. Beezy Says:

    How can you hate a nigga who names hisself “Biggavelli”? lol

    ^If your hating on Max its because he fucked your girl.

  18. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    ike I think you can still dl Cudi’s tape off the Nah post [ll]

    **That’s the first place I looked- link’s dead (no final “Legend of Zelda”)…maybe I’ll check datpiff when I get home

    **@ amp- never heard the Wale/gaga collabo…

    “Niggaz tried they best to hurt me, come and test the birdie
    I’m Tom Brady, you a Testeverde”

    “Come now, watch the birdie/ya styles are incomplete same as Vinny Testaverde” (c) Phife Dawg

  19. Farouq (ya thats my government) aka Nah’s Ving Rames in Baby Boy Says:

    Eastsidaz went double plat or something. Give them Niggaz some respect they had bangers. They had that song with Master P ….Master P came on and spit the wackest lyrics I have ever heard, he wasnt even good enough for a bamma. But I respect his hustle game

  20. Beezy Says:

    I actually like that Wale single…GaGa is irrelevant to it.

  21. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    Beezy Says:

    March 25th, 2009 at 3:39 pm
    How can you hate a nigga who names hisself “Biggavelli”? lol

    ^If your hating on Max its because he fucked your girl.

    ***Nigga sounds like Cam with a chest cold (none)…I’m not a hater, just not catching the wave (c) Coke

  22. Farouq (ya thats my government) aka Nah’s Ving Rames in Baby Boy Says:

    link’s dead (no final “Legend of Zelda”)
    ^^^^^^
    LADIES AND GENTLEMAN NAH’s GOAT DISCLAIMER

  23. AmpGeez a.k.a. Mr. Solo Dolo Says:

    icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    March 25th, 2009 at 3:33 pm
    Wale>>>Cudi
    =========================
    But that Wale song with Lady Gaga is str8 Ga Ga. Dude definitely went for the crossover on that one & failed miserably.

  24. icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    Master P came on and spit the wackest lyrics I have ever heard

    ***SilkK da Shocker was the worst rapper EVER….that nigga had no concept of staying on beat (none)…and that collabo with him and Trina? fuggeddaboutit…..

  25. Mr. Papagiorgio Says:

    How can you hate a nigga who names hisself “Biggavelli”? lol

    ^If your hating on Max its because he fucked your girl.

    ^^

    LMAO!!

    yo, this actually made me laugh out loud.

    if your girl is from harlem, there’s a 69.4% chance than bigavelli swag splashed her all crazy.

    early.

    yamean?

  26. Beezy Says:

    link’s dead (no final “Legend of Zelda”)
    ^^^^^^
    LADIES AND GENTLEMAN NAH’s GOAT DISCLAIMER

    >Damn, that one was brilliant.

  27. Co!!inb: Magic City's Towel Boy Says:

    Cudi is only skating by right now because that singing/rapping hybrid shit is what’s cool now…..but he has NO singing skill at all and his bars are weaker than dilapidated (sp) wood [ll]. I simply don’t get why people like his music. and I know I sound like a hater but to me he’s just an opportunist.

  28. b-ease Says:

    I actually like that Wale single…

    ^^
    Word? I fuck (ll) with Wale, but I don’t dig that joint.

  29. SNORT_SNORTcRAZY88SINCE88 Says:

    icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    ***SilkK da Shocker was the worst rapper EVER….that nigga had no concept of staying on beat (none)…

    ^^^
    yea, thats pretty true.

  30. Farouq (ya thats my government) aka Nah’s Ving Rames in Baby Boy Says:

    early.

    yamean?

    ^^^^^
    are you niggas being serious? I cant even decipher nah sarcasm hyperbole and seriousness anymore

  31. Mr. Papagiorgio Says:

    link’s dead (no final “Legend of Zelda”)
    ^^^^^^
    LADIES AND GENTLEMAN NAH’s GOAT DISCLAIMER

    ^^^

    i co-sign this with the full power of my 749 credit score.

    WOOOOOOOO!!!!!

    legend of zelda: ocarina of time>>>>>>

  32. Big_seth Says:

    “I’ll be in the Sky” is my favorite new Outkast song, lol…
    ^^

    He has a lot of dope songs. I been listenin to “who the fuck is B.o.B” all week.

    That beatles flip is Bananas (no casket)
    The Strobe-light song is crazy too.

    *32 billion light-years away*

  33. D_Block_4_Life Says:

    How can you hate a nigga who names hisself “Biggavelli”? lol
    ^^
    Numero uno i just don’t like his music and dos. “Biggavelli really? Your intrigued by this name? When the nigga gets on a Jay-z diss but “igga” in his name comes from the man he’s dissing? He’s an idiot

  34. AmpGeez a.k.a. Mr. Solo Dolo Says:

    This new UGK is kinda tough.

  35. Mr. Papagiorgio Says:

    early.

    yamean?

    ^^^^^
    are you niggas being serious? I cant even decipher nah sarcasm hyperbole and seriousness anymore

    ^

    lol, these are all philly words.

    i was just joking, fux. . . . damn nigga, what happened????

  36. Farouq (ya thats my government) aka Nah’s Ving Rames in Baby Boy Says:

    SNORT_SNORTcRAZY88SINCE88 Says:

    March 25th, 2009 at 3:44 pm
    icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    ***SilkK da Shocker was the worst rapper EVER….that nigga had no concept of staying on beat (none)…

    ^^^
    yea, thats pretty true.

    ^^^^^^
    I am going to go ahead and co-sign. Cuz there is wack rappers but dudes who have a niche or a sound or certain panache’. this nigga was just horrible

  37. Young Tyrone Lazarus Jenkins the Fif aka YTLJ5 aka White Boy Swag, Black Boy Tags Says:

    camel is fucking stupid. what about tru life and the rest of the dudes he had on his last failed label. why do people sign with jay? i still maintain that the best thing lupe ever did in life was avoid signing with the ROC. his whole shit would have been grand opening grand closing and F&L would have never seen the light of day.

  38. SDP Says:

    2 DAYS UNTIL SDP SEES WEEZY FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    IM GOING CAMPING TOMORROW NIGHT OUTSIDE THE LINE AT THE SHARK TAN SO I CAN BE ONE OF THE FIRST FEW TO BE UPFRONT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    YOUNG MULA BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  39. b-ease Says:

    ***SilkK da Shocker was the worst rapper EVER

    ^^
    True. He’s literally top five.

    With that said, he definetly proved that a wack rapper can make a dope album (c) Rigz and Es. Charge it to the Game kinda knocked.

    *ducks*

  40. Mac Brown Says:

    icon (trillbert arenas) Says:

    March 25th, 2009 at 3:42 pm
    Master P came on and spit the wackest lyrics I have ever heard

    ***SilkK da Shocker was the worst rapper EVER….that nigga had no concept of staying on beat (none)…and that collabo with him and Trina? fuggeddaboutit…..

    ^^LOL back in the day I had an argument with this kid claiming dude was nice. I punched that fucka in the mouth (||)

  41. Farouq (ya thats my government) aka Nah’s Ving Rames in Baby Boy Says:

    damn nigga, what happened????
    ^^^^^^
    my sense of Nah done fell off. My worlds collided(c)Independent George. Nah Fux and Real World Farouq ……. its over

  42. Mr. Papagiorgio Says:

    >LOL no nigga, I’m 27. This was like 2003. Yes, Bush was the President…no, I didn’t support him. I just had a mentor who was trying to put another brother onto the lime light.

    The weed arrests sealed my fate, lmfao.

    I told the guy who was pulling strings for me about it…but he was like “let them find out for themselves.”

    ^^^

    i just applied for a white house internship.

    the only bad thing is that it’s unpaid.

    but it’ll look good on the resume, and i know imma need some type of clearance to get it, which will open mad doors for me.

  43. Big_seth Says:

    legend of zelda: ocarina of time>>>>>>
    ^^

    co-sign

  44. b-ease Says:

    i still maintain that the best thing lupe ever did in life was avoid signing with the ROC.

    ^^
    Ironically, this was the worst descision Sauce Money ever made.

  45. Beezy Says:

    Cudi is only skating by right now because that singing/rapping hybrid shit is what’s cool now…..but he has NO singing skill at all and his bars are weaker than dilapidated

    ^Did you really listen to his full mixtape? If so then okay, but if not you should.

  46. Farouq (ya thats my government) aka Nah’s Ving Rames in Baby Boy Says:

    punched that fucka in the mouth (||)
    ^^^^^^
    lmao back when Arguments lead to something……*dies*

    Back when I slapped a Filipino for saying AI > Jason Kidd ……..FOH

  47. AmpGeez a.k.a. Mr. Solo Dolo Says:

    Cudi is only skating by right now because that singing/rapping hybrid shit is what’s cool now…..but he has NO singing skill at all and his bars are weaker than dilapidated (sp) wood [ll]. I simply don’t get why people like his music.
    ============================================
    Even if all that’s true, I can’t deny the music. He4′s made some cool shit.

    Will that translate to longevity in the game?

    We’ll have to wait & see.

    But I agree, even though I dig his music, he’s kinda overrated.

    I mean, dude ain’t done shit but a mixtape & a hook on 808′s.

  48. Beezy Says:

    proved that a wack rapper can make a dope album (c) Rigz

    ^shots fired?!

  49. sleep Says:

    The wale gaga joing sucks like most singles so he need to push that

  50. b-ease Says:

    ^shots fired?!

    ^^
    LOL, naw he actually made that quote. I wasnt speaking on his album, lol. Thats hilarious tho.

  51. b-ease Says:

    LF : Having your steak cooked well done defeats the purpose of eating a steak.

  52. Mac Brown Says:

    b-ease Says:

    March 25th, 2009 at 3:50 pm
    LF : Having your steak cooked well done defeats the purpose of eating a steak.

    *cosig…. medium ftw

  53. Mr. Papagiorgio Says:

    i can’t front.

    i needs to see this jim jones documentary.

  54. Mr. Papagiorgio Says:

    LF : Having your steak cooked well done defeats the purpose of eating a steak.

    ^^

    i just discovered this.

    steak is supposed to be like pussy.

    brown and juicy on the outside.

    pink and juicier on the inside.

  55. cOLD Says:

    LF: the Earth cooked some rice n peas and stew chicken that taste so good I feel like smacking fiya out my boss.

  56. cOLD Says:

    LF : Having your steak cooked well done defeats the purpose of eating a steak.

    ^ no sign, well done yet juicey, no need to see blood squirtying, thats non cipher.

  57. marchmadnessny Says:

    skooda chose is going to be the hottet rapper/songwriter of 09′

  58. spirit equality Says:

    Haven’t heard J. Cole’s music. But Jay has historicaly wack taste in artists.

    ^^ if you actually click the link, you can hear j. cole rapping in the link you’re responding to. SMH @ people who respond to a video post without watching the video

    dude has a little bit of spit to him. curious to hear what his production sounds like since he says he makes beats too. maybe jay was trying to find another ye?

  59. d1 Says:

    Search J. Cole Invasion Zshare. the whole interviews on there and they played 2 of his self produced tracks.

    Or just search him on YouTube, he’s got a few videos on there.

    He’s gonna do big things, trust me…

  60. sleepy from sju Says:

    yo i went to undergrad with dude back in st johns shout out to st johns and all my pan african fam from back in the day, as a writer i have a lot of respect for the dude. he could freestyle his ass off back in the day. im proud to see the dude get put on…

  61. Seth Gueko Says:

    dat video has a problem
    it’s dead.

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  63. Lee Says:

    Does anyone have a street addy for Roc Nation Label? Think it’s time we introduce South Africa to the music industry

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  68. Lee Says:

    Trying to build up a fan base for him here in S.A but most guys down here hadnt heard bout him yet.
    Oh well no harm in trying :-)

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