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    J. Cole
    Cole performing in 2018
    Jermaine Lamarr Cole[1]

    (1985-01-28) January 28, 1985 (age 38)
    Other names
    • Therapist
    • Hollywood Cole
    • Kill Edward[2]
    Alma materSt. Johns University (BS)
    • Rapper
    • singer
    • songwriter
    • record producer
    • basketball player
    Years active2007–present
    OrganizationDreamville Ventures
    Melissa Heholt (m. 2015)
    AwardsFull list
    Musical career
    OriginFayetteville, North Carolina, U.S.
    GenresHip hop
    Basketball career
    No. 15 – Scarborough Shooting Stars
    PositionShooting guard
    Personal information
    Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[3]
    Career information
    High schoolTerry Sanford
    (Fayetteville, North Carolina)
    Playing career2021–present
    Career history
    2021Patriots BBC
    2022–presentScarborough Shooting Stars
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    J. Cole (born Jermaine Lamarr Cole; January 28th, 1985) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and professional basketball player. His first album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart in 2011. Cole was born on a military base in Frankfurt, Germany to American parents. He was raised by his mother and cousin in Fayetteville, North Carolina.[4]

    He released his first mixtape The Come Up in 2007.

    In 2009, Cole was the first artist signed to rapper Jay-Z's label, Roc Nation.

    Some of the awards J. Cole has won over the years included three Soul Train Music Awards and eight BET Hip Hop Awards. In 2015, he won a Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Album. In 2020, he won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song.

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified five of his albums as platinum.

    Discography[change | change source]

    Studio albums[change | change source]

    • Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011)
    • Born Sinner (2013)
    • 2014 Forest Hills Drive (2014)
    • 4 Your Eyes Only (2016)
    • KOD (2018)
    • The Off-Season (2021)
    • The Fall Off (TBA)

    Mixtapes[change | change source]

    • The Come Up (2007)
    • The Warm Up (2009)
    • Friday Night Lights (2010)

    References[change | change source]

    1. "J. Cole". Retrieved April 7, 2020.
    2. Lamarre, Carl (April 18, 2017). "Who Is KiLL Edward, the Lone Feature on J. Cole's 'KOD' Album?". Billboard. Archived from the original on April 18, 2018. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
    3. "Patriots Basketball Club Player List". Basketball Africa League. Retrieved May 16, 2021.
    4. "J. Cole". Biography. A&E Television Networks. Archived from the original on September 27, 2018. Retrieved May 10, 2018.