J. Cole

Noisey News

This J. Cole and Lil Pump Interview Is How We'll Achieve World Peace

The two rap "rivals" sit down and talk about life and compliment each other for an hour. No beef!
Phil Witmer
5.25.18
Noisey News

Janet Jackson Thinks New Artists Are More Courageous Than Ever

In an interview with Billboard, Janet Jackson talks about her legacy, new music, and who she's listening to today.
Kristin Corry
5.17.18
Noisey News

J. Cole Doesn't Know What the Fuck Kanye West Is Doing Either

In an epic-length interview with Angie Martinez, Cole discussed his phone call with 'Ye, as well as beating Drake's streaming records and actually loving Lil Pump's music.
Phil Witmer
5.16.18
Noisey ICYMI

Kanye's Tweets, J. Cole's Return, and The Best Stuff You Missed This Week

This week in Noisey features: Kanye West makes his fans question their faith, J. Cole Makes everyone mad somehow, Yeah Yeah Yeahs remain essential, and 'High Fidelity' takes heat.
Noisey Staff
4.27.18
Op-Eds

Your Opinions About J. Cole Are Probably Dumb

The rapper's new album 'KOD' is his best effort yet, and deserves to be discussed beyond the classic-trash binary.
Lawrence Burney
4.23.18
New music

Miguel's "Come Through and Chill" Now Features a Buttload of J. Cole

The fresh CDQ of the 'War and Leisure' single is the smoothest political jam of the year.
Phil Witmer
11.27.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Joey Bada$$ Break Down Pretty Much Every Part of 'All-Amerikkkan Bada$$' with Ebro Darden on Beats 1

"I felt like... that could happen to my cousin or that could happen to me. That could happen to my dad."
Phil Witmer
4.6.17
Deep Ass Questions

Is Ed Sheeran a Better Rapper Than J. Cole? An Investigation

We can only hope for a collaboration album. Cole-Sheds unite!
Devin Pacholik
3.9.17
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Expert Witness with Robert Christgau: Up, Down, and All Over the Place

The dean tackles 'The Hamilton Mixtape,' some Injury Reserve, and Quasi's 'Battle Hymns' compilation
Robert Christgau
2.3.17
Holy Shit

J Cole Releases New Track, Gives It The Wrong Name on Soundcloud

We can only assume this is because he'd been "high as shit... for hours"
Noisey Staff
1.16.17
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 8 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 12/10

Who's ready to argue about J. Cole?
Noisey Staff
12.10.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

J Cole Appears to be Talking About Kanye West's Fall From Grace in New Song "False Prophets"

In a documentary previewing his upcoming '4 Your Eyez Only' album, Cole takes on a few unnamed rappers.
Noisey Staff
12.2.16