Video: J. Cole – Live in Austin, TX

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Some performance footage from J. Cole’s show at the ACES Lounge in Austin, TX. Up top he spits a freestyle then gets into “Lights Please.”

After the jump, he does his verse from A Star Is Born, Beautiful Bliss + Just Begun, Last Call + Losing My Balance + Dead Presidents II, World Is Empty and Grown Simba. Props to one neck, two chains.

Related: J. Cole’s Best Song-Stealing Guest Verse?

Previously: J. Cole Interview w/ one neck, two chains (Video)

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J. Cole – The Warm Up (Mixtape)

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Cover art by Alex Haldi

Here’s J. Cole’s long awaited second project. Hit the jump for the download link along with a link to his first mixtape, The Come Up.

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J. Cole – Song For The Ville + I’m Comin’

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

These two songs are from last year but you may have not heard them:

Here are a couple records from my homie J. Cole that I noticed are missing from The Warm Up tracklist. They were on an early version of the tape that I had. He is incredibly talented! Look out for Dice Music TV in the studio with J. Cole and J. Cardim coming soon as well as my interview with him on

J. Cole – Song For The Ville

J. Cole – I’m Comin’

Previously: J. Cole – Show Me Somethin’ [NoDJ]

Video: The Warm Up to The Warm Up (Part 2)

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Here’s the second half of our interview wit Roc Nation signee J. Cole. We had alot of fun doing this interview. Hopefully the insight this gives you will let you go out and download The Warm Up and enjoy it more now that you’ve gotten to know J. Cole a little better. In the first clip above (3rd Quarter) Cole talks about recording The Warm Up, Team Dreamville, “Dead Presidents”, Memorable Moments, Ronny Seikaly and more. The game went so good we had to go into overtime. You’ll have to check in tomorrow for that. 4th Quarter after the jump.

Props to PardonMeDuke. Click here to catch Part 1.

Previously: J. Cole – The Warm Up Track List

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J. Cole – The Warm Up Track List

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Click to enlarge the image.

J. Cole drops The Warm Up on Monday June 15th.

Hit the jump for the full list of songs.

Previously: The Warm Up Cover

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Video: J. Cole: Great Expectations (Interview w/ XXL)

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Look out for The Warm Up dropping on Monday.

Previously: J. Cole – Shook Ones Freestyle | J. Cole – Heartache (prod. Elite)

J. Cole – Shook Ones Freestyle

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009


He promised a second song when he dropped “Heartache” yesterday and he delivered, although this won’t be on The Warm Up. He also wanted everyone who was talking about his mixtape cover (pictured above) to watch his mixtape trailer for more insight.

J. Cole – Shook Ones Freestyle

I’m only 19 but my mind is older

J. Cole – Heartache (prod. Elite)

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009


The Warm Up drops June 15th.

J. Cole – Heartache (Produced by Elite)

Cover art by Alex Haldi

Video: J. Cole Interview w/ iHipHop

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

J. Cole talks Jay-Z, Roc Nation & The Warm Up.

So I got to chop it up Fayettville, North Carolina native and NYC transplant, J. Cole. Jay-Z recently signed J. Cole himself to Roc Nation which is obviously a huge co-sign. I think the initial response by the hip-hop community was, who is J. Cole? A question I was sure to ask him. Personally I see a lot of potential in J’s abilities. It’s no gimmicks, and he just comes with intelligent lyrics that are very relatable. He has a mixtape dropping next Monday called, The Warm Up, in which he produced the majority of. I’m officially instructing you to take notice of the kid, because I see him doing big things in the near future. Also be sure to check out two tracks by him below.

Hit the jump to see J. Cole listening to D.O.A. w/ Pardon Me Duke:

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Video: J. Cole – The Warm Up Studio Session

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

J. Cole promises that The Warm Up will be here in two weeks:

The bad news is The Warm Up will not be dropping today (Don’t shoot!).. I know, I know. But this is the final push back. There were some loose ends that still need to be tied, but the FINAL official date for this mixtape is June 15th. With the couple new joints I added last week I can confidently say it’s worth a 2 week wait.

Here’s something to hold you down though:

Bonus: DJ Tay James & J. Tinsley – American Dreamin’: A History Lesson On J. Cole

You can get the track list from College Radio Music.

Related: J. Cole Talks Roc Nation, Meeting Jay-Z & ‘The Warm Up’

Previously: J. Cole – Simba (Video)

Hit the jump for part 2, to hear a bit of J Cole’s “Last Call” freestyle.

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