Thu. July 16th 2015
@ Pemberton Festival Site Pemberton BC (All Ages)Pemberton Music Festival , Kendrick Lamar, The Black Keys, J.Cole, , , , , , , , , Passion Pit, , Billy Talent, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Sam Roberts Band, , The War on Drugs, Chromeo, , Portugal. The Man, , ,
Thu. July 16th 2015
@ Pemberton Festival Site Victoria BC (All Ages)Pemberton Music Festival , Kendrick Lamar, The Black Keys, J.Cole, , , , , , , , , Passion Pit, , Billy Talent, Chromeo, , Sam Roberts Band, , Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, , ,
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Mon. September 1st 2014
@ Bumbershoot Seattle Washington (All Ages)Current Swell, , J.Cole, , , Real Estate, Nada Surf
from Fayetteville North Carolina
Label: Roc Nation
Unknown - Confirmed: Sep. 27, 2010 (Awaiting Update)
Raised by his mother in North Carolina, J. Cole's hometown of Fayetteville would provide much of the sights and experiences that would come to shape his sound. Cole fell into rapping at the age of 12 when his cousin from Louisiana spent the summer in Fayetteville, showing him the basics of rhyming. He was instantly hooked. From there he delved deep into the music of hip hop luminaries including Tupac Shakur, Nas and Outkast, taking from them a love for telling stories with an unbridled rigor. Seizing every opportunity to write, at age 15 J. Cole found himself with composition notebooks full of rhymes but no beats of his own to lay them on. Determined to create original songs, he begged his mother for a beat machine so he could produce music solely for himself. She granted his wish and from there, a young Cole spent all his free time creating sounds and songs that would lay the foundation for what his style has evolved to today...J. Cole is dropping his debut mixtape, properly titled "The Come Up" hosted by DJ On Point. A mash up of dusty, soul filled sound beds, raw, energetic drums and an endless range of topics everything from the carefree days of college to the seemingly endless plight of those have-nots scrapping for change.
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- Last confirmed Sep. 27, 2010