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Petey Pablo Dishes On Jail Experience, Reveals Who He Paid For Personal Meals

March 14, 2014 11:30 AM

Fresh out of the penal system, North Carolina rapper Petey Pablo has dished on his experience and, notably, who he paid to cook up meals during the two-year stint.

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Petey Pablo Pulls A Boosie, Vows Rap Comeback After Jail Bid

March 13, 2014 3:54 PM

Southern rapper Petey Pablo is ready to get his life back in order after reportedly spending the past 24 months behind bars on a gun conviction.

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J. Cole's Protégé Reveals What Jay Z Gave Him After Original Roc-A-Fella Chain Gift

January 30, 2014 8:32 PM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole's protégé Bas has spoken out on the hype surrounding his pal after Jay Z presented him his original Roc-A-Fella Records chain and revealed what Jigga gave him.

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J. Cole Turns Dreamville Into Reality: "It's Definitely A Path Made Possible By The Dr. Dres & Jay Zs"

January 29, 2014 5:09 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has come forward to provide more details on landing his Dreamville imprint onto Interscope Records this week and dished on what's to come.

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Jay Z Gives J. Cole Unreal, Iconic B-Day Present: "It's Only Right You Get A Gift" [Video]

January 29, 2014 9:29 AM

Rap mogul Jay Z is showing the world just how much respect and admiration he has for Roc Nation protégé J. Cole by giving him his first-ever Roc-A-Fella Records chain last night (January 28) in New York.

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J. Cole Does It Up For 29th B-Day, Dreams Big W/ New Major Record Label

January 28, 2014 10:55 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has taken his career to an all-new high with the release of a new mixtape called Revenge of the Dreamers and an unexpected partnership with Interscope Records.

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Wale, Meek Mill, J. Cole & More Shine Up Their "Black Grammys" [Video]

January 26, 2014 9:10 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale, Meek Mill, Rockie Fresh and Roc Nation stud J. Cole have hooked up for the unexpected release of their new "Black Grammys" music video.

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Jay Z's 12-Year-Old 'Magna Carter' Tour Performer's Mom Speaks, Addresses Set-Up Speculation

January 7, 2014 9:26 AM

A day after footage of rap mogul Jay Z allowing a 12-year-old to steal his spotlight during a Magna Carter World Tour North Carolina performance surfaced, the kid's mother has come forward.

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Kendrick Lamar Reacts To J. Cole's Late 'Control' Response: "He Just Did What He Did Best" [Video]

December 16, 2013 11:55 AM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has finally offered up a reaction weeks after close pal J. Cole shocked the Internet with a delayed response to his dicey "Control" verse last summer.

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J. Cole On Kendrick Lamar's 'Control' Jabs: "If A N***a Want Problems, My Trigger's On Auto" [Audio]

November 30, 2013 10:03 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has finally offered a take on Kendrick Lamar raising eyebrows last summer with the hard-hitting "Control" track by delivering a response on a remix to Justin Timberlake's "TKO."

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Phonte Rips Questlove After Little Brother Reunion Announcement, Solange Knowles & 9th Wonder Speak Out

November 23, 2013 7:52 PM

The Roots' Questlove might need a hug after hinting at a possible Little Brother reunion going down and, coincidentally, receiving some immediate backlash courtesy of former members 9th Wonder and Phonte.

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J. Cole & Diddy Brawl It Out, Revolt TV Releases "Fight Caught On Tape" Footage [Video]

October 14, 2013 7:50 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy's new Revolt TV network has decided to use a minor publicity stunt to make a big announcement by tagging a new video "fight footage" of the rap mogul and Roc Nation's J. Cole.

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J. Cole Says Mission Accomplished: "I Wanted To Come & Strike A Nerve"

September 24, 2013 11:55 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently spoke out on his new "Crooked Smile" music video and why he placed so much emphasis on going with a message-driven Born Sinner visual.

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Rihanna Falls In Love W/ Roc Nation Protégé's Beautiful Message

September 23, 2013 10:51 AM

R&B singer Rihanna has publicly co-signed fellow Roc Nation artist J. Cole's new "Crooked Smile" music video days after it premiered to the masses online.

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J. Cole Calculates Outselling Kanye West: "I Don't Feel Like I've Done Enough"

September 19, 2013 8:13 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently discussed the success of his new Born Sinner album and, notably, its selling power in comparison to Kanye West's recently released Yeezus.

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Despite Lackluster Radio Love, J. Cole Puts On A "Crooked Smile" For Everyone To See [Video]

September 18, 2013 3:45 PM

Roc Nation stud J. Cole has kept the excitement behind his Born Sinner summer release going by releasing a five-minute-plus music video for standout track "Crooked Smile."

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J. Cole Nearly Joined G-Unit, Admits Trying To Reunite 50 Cent & Nas

August 28, 2013 7:00 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently revealed how far back his relationship with rap star 50 Cent goes and how close he came to having the G-Unit head reunite with one-time Queens, New York rap foe Nas.

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J. Cole & Diddy Clear The Air Over VMAs Fight Reports

August 27, 2013 11:55 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole and Diddy have stepped forward to clear the air on rumors and reports claiming they had a physical altercation with one another at last weekend's MTV Video Music Awards in New York.

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J. Cole Names Key Rappers Keeping Hip-Hop Alive After "Rap Was A F**king Joke"

August 13, 2013 4:05 PM

Roc Nation star J. Cole speaks on the state of the rap game, notably seven years after Nas dropped Hip Hop Is Dead, and what emcees are pumping life into the culture in the new VIBE.

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Riff Raff Arrested In North Carolina [Video]

August 13, 2013 7:54 AM

Houston rapper Riff Raff recently had a run-in with police and their handcuffs after North Carolina cops discovered drugs in his vehicle.

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