J. Cole Biography
(One of the Most Influential Rappers of His Generation)
Birthday: January 28, 1985 (Aquarius)
Born In: Frankfurt, Germany
Jermaine Lamarr Cole, known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American rapper, mixtape producer and music producer. He was brought into the limelight by Jay Z himself and thanks to his sheer skills and understanding of music, he made a great name for himself in the American rap industry. His debut mixtape ‘The come Up’ released back in 2007 when Cole instantly grabbed the attention of Jay Z, who then acted as his mentor and signed him on immediately to his record label 'Roc Nation' and under his guidance, Cole released two more mixtapes by 2009. Cole’s debut studio album ‘Cole World: The Sideline Story’ got released in 2011 and the young rapper hit the bull’s eye with it. The album debuted at the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart and was later certified platinum by RIAA. His next two studio albums followed the suit and achieved the platinum status and were heavily praised by the critics and the fellow musicians alike. He has been nominated for a Grammy for the Best Rap Album. he is known as one of the very few artists to never missed the platinum standard of Recording Industry Association of America. He has founded Dreamville Foundation for social works and Dreamville Records does the job of promoting fresh talent hailing from humble beginnings.