He is an American rapper singer-songwriter and record producer. J.Cole started getting recognition as a rapper since his mixtape “The Come Up” release on 4th May 2007. He released his debut Studio album “Cole World: The Sideline Story” & it ranks number one on US Billboard 200.
He has won a Grammy Award for the best rap song, a Billboard Music Award for top rap album, Three Soul Train Music Award,& eight BET Hip Hop Awards.
He was born on 28th January 1985 at an American military base in Frankfurt, West Germany. His African American father who serves in US Army and European American mother was in the United State Postal service.
At the age of twelve, he started rapping in 2000.His second mixtape released on 15th June 2009 “The Warm Up”.Next year in 2010 he was selected as “50 Great Breakthrough Artists,” by the quarterly magazine based in New York on the “Beyond Race Magazine”. In the same year, he was also featured in American Hip Hop magazine XXL Top 10 freshmen.
His debut studio album which was released on 27th September 2011 “Cole World: The Sideline Story” ranks at number one on the US Billboard 200 with 2,80,000 copies sell in the first week. On 2nd December of that same year, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for 500,000 copies sold.
On 24th February 2012, he reached 2 million followers on Twitter. To Celebrating this achievement he Releases the song “Grew Up Fast.“
The first time he performed in Africa during the television reality show produced by Endemol on the Mnet “Big Brother Africa 7” on 6th May 2012.
On 5th November 2012, he revealed that his second album “Born Sinner” would be released on 28th January 2013 on Ustream. But for some personal reason, he released an extended play of it titled “Truly Yours” on 12th February 2013.
He released “Born Sinner” on 18th June 2013 and in the first week of its release it’s sold 2,97,000 copies in the United State. It ranks number two on Billboard 200.
On 28th January 2016 his first live album “Forest Hills Drive: Life”.By the year-end of 2016, the album had sold 1.24 million copies in the United States. The album won the top Rap Album at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Along with this it also won the album of the year at the BET Hip Hop Awards. It also nominated at The 58th Annual Grammy Awards for the best rap album.
On 5th December 2016 “False Prophets” and “Everybody Dies” were released as singles to Software-based online digital media “iTunes Store” and other online platforms. His fourth studio album “4 Your Eyez Only” was released on 9th December 2016 it ranked at the top on the Billboard 200 along with 363,000 pure album sales. On 7th April 2017, it certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. American rapper singer-songwriter Anderson. Paak’s album “Oxnard” released on 16th November 2018. The featuring artist of the album including American songwriter rapper Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Pusha T & him.
American rapper Moneybagg yo released his debut studio album “Reset” on 2nd November 2018. After the release, it reached number thirteen on US Billboard 200. Album was featured in guest appearances including him & Future, Kodak Black, YG, Kevin Gates, Jamaican record producer and singer Rvssian & American singer and songwriter Jeremih. On 23rd May 2019, he was featured with American rapper and singer Travis Scott on the single “The London”.The song by Young Thug become the lead single from his debut studio album “So Much Fun”.
In March 2015 British American holding company “Project Panther,” Bidco Ltd the business of his mentor American rapper Jay-z acquired Norwegian-based and Swedish-domiciled technology company “Aspiro” for $ 56 million (Rs 4,09.63 Cr). He was also the shareholder of that company along with American rapper Kanye West, singer and actress Beyoncé, Barbadian singer, actress Rihanna, American singer-songwriter Madonna and Trinidadian-born rapper Nicki Minaj.
He met with Melissa Heholt, while they were students at St. John’s University. She is also the Executive Director of the Dreamville Foundation. In January 2016 in an interview with American film director and producer Ryan Kyle Coogler, he stated that he married Melissa Holt. They have two sons.
Car Collection of J.Cole
Bugatti Veyron of $ 1.7 million (Rs 12.43 Cr).
Ford Mustang GT of $35,630 (Rs 26.05 Lacs).
Bentley Continental of $ 200,000 (Rs 1.46 Cr).
Social Media Portfolio
He has 14 million followers on Twitter and on Instagram, he has 6.9 Million followers as of June 2021.
|Real Name||Jermaine Lamarr Cole|
|Birth Place||He was born on 28th January 1985 at an American military base in Frankfurt, West Germany.|
|Age||36 years. (As of 2021).|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches /188 Cm.|
|Weight||64 Kgs/141 Lbs|
|Net Worth||$ 60 million (Rs 4,38.79 Cr).|
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