Dreamville’s J. Cole is more relevant than ever in 2016. The hip-hop star’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive album has officially reached double-platinum status.

This week, Cole’s Roc Nation team announced the project’s latest achievement.

A few weeks ago, J. Cole announced plans to take time off from touring.

The rapper ran through a slew of hits hyping the thousands of fans into a frenzy. But during one moment of down time before the finale, Cole revealed the news that his days on the road are coming to a cease, at least for a while. “Before I get out of here, listen. This is my last show for a very long time,” he told the crowd who were clearly upset by the news. (XXL Mag)


Recent reports speculated Cole may have hinted at retirement on a DJ Khaled song.

The 31-year-old, who featured on ‘Jermaine’s Interlude’ on Khaled’s new ‘Major Key’ album, had some worrying news for Cole fans around the world. On the mellow song, he raps: “N***as is out here dying / From police that flash the siren and pull up and just start firing. “N***as murkin’ each other, in murky water I try and swim / How the f*ck do I look when I brag to you about some diamond? / Said all I could say, now I play with thoughts of retirement.” (Capital Xtra)

Last month, Cole showed off his support for NFL star Colin Kaepernick amid his publicized national anthem protesting.

(No) Labor Day • #LasVegas #LaborDayWeekend #Dreamville

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