“Welcome back, ladies & gentleman, to a brand new season”
Not only does J.Cole call himself the new Nat King Cole on his latest track, he also samples standout single from Watch The Throne, “Lift Off” featuring Beyonce.
Listen to “The Cure” below:
Thoughts on J. Cole’s new single?
As I reported earlier this year, Drake is going on a summer tour — & to the delight of hip hop fans everywhere, he’s added more than a few big names to the roster.
Along with announcing brand new dates for the second leg of his tour, Drake has also invited J. Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, & French Montana.
Check out dates & see if Drake is coming to a city near you below:
May 7 – Concord, CA – Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord (J. Cole will not be appearing)
May 8 – Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
May 10 – Phoenix, AZ – Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
May 11 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
May 13 – Denver, CO – Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
May 14 – Albuquerque, NM – Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents The Pavilion
May 16 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
May 17 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
May 19 – Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
May 20 – Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
May 22 – Raleigh, NC – Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
May 23 – Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
May 25 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
May 26 – Pittsburgh, PA – First Niagara Pavilion
May 28 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
May 30 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 1- Indianapolis, IN – Klipsch Music Center
June 2 – Chicago, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
June 5 – Memphis, TN – FedExForum
June 6 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
June 8 – Darien Lake, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
June 9 – Philadelphia, PA – Susquehanna Bank Center
June 11 – Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre
June 12 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
June 14 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 16 – New York, NY – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
June 17 – Boston, MA – Comcast Center
Not only can J.Cole add “Grammy-nominated” & “#1 album selling” to his misnomer, but also “headliner”, as he is set to headline the forthcoming ‘Campus Consciousness Spring 2012 / The Sideline Story Tour’.
The tour is set to hit college campuses around the country, enabling J.Cole to perform for his core demographic.
View dates, locations below:
4/11 /12 – Kingston, RI University Of Rhode Island @ The Ryan Center
4/13/12 – Babson Park, MA Private Location
4/14/12 – Waterville, ME Colby College @ Wadsworth Arena
4/15/12 – Amherst, MA Private Location
4/17/12 – Champaign, IL University Of Illinois @ Assembly Hall Theatre
4/18/12 – Dekalb, IL Northern Illinois University @ Convocation Center
4/19/12 – Lexington, KY University Of Kentucky @ Memorial Coliseum
4/20/12 – Johnstown, PA University Of Pittsburgh Johnstown @ Sports Center
4/21/12 – Greensboro, NC UNC Greensboro & North Carolina A&T @ White Oak Amphitheatre
4/23/12 – Springfield, MO Drury University @ O’Reilly Center
4/24/12 – Cedar Falls, IA University Of Northern Iowa @ McLeod Center
4/26/12 – Bloomsburg, PA Bloomsburg College @ Nelson
4/27/12 – Morgantown, WV West Virginia University @ WVU Coliseum
4/28/12 – Philadelphia, PA Temple University @ The Liacouras Center
4/29/12 – TBA
5/3/12 – Durham, NH University Of New Hampshire @ Whitmore Center Arena
5/4/12 – South Orange, NJ Private Location
Will you be checking out J.Cole in concert?
To celebrate the greatest sporting event of the year, Hennessy took over the party scene at the Emmis Communications Building in downtown Indianapolis.
In attendance at The House of Hennessy pre-game event over the weekend were sports fans, tastemakers, athletes, & celebrities including J. Cole, B.o.B, Jesse Williams & Lance Gross. The night’s soundtrack was even provided by DJs Rev Run and Ruckus.
Guests sampled hors d’oeuvres & signature Hennessy beverages throughout the night & enjoyed the electric atmosphere inside of the building.
Looks as though it was a great event!
More photos below: