It's surprising it's taken me this long to come up with a reason to blog about J. Cole. If you saw Jay-Z's show in MI you saw Cole as well. He's the first signee to Jay-Z's new label, Roc Nation. He's a producer/rapper like Kanye and his tapes are at a College Dropout level of changethegameability. Easily the best newcomer. If I had to bet on him or Drake to matter more in 5, 10, 15, 20 years... it's J. Cole every time.
Here's his very new verse over Common's "Go!", kinda destroyed the track:
And if you're interested.... Click here to download J. Cole's Mixtape "The Warm Up".