Justin Timberlake releases a new bangin’ Black Friday remix for his latest single, “TKO,” and this time the R&B singer links up with J. Cole, A$AP Rocky and Pusha T. Check out Timberlake in action as he slows things down and gives the track a rougher edge with some trappy percussion and haunting keys. The song also showcases each artist reflecting on a painful past relationship with the opposite sex as they attempt to make sense of it all.
HOT 97’s DJ Camilo does the honors of unveiling a new soulful collaborative track from Yo Gotti and J. Cole titled “Cold Blood.” Over a smooth sample based instrumental, Gotti and Cole spit introspective and street inspired bars for listeners. “Cold Blood” is set to be featured on Gotti’s forthcoming album, I Am, which is scheduled to be released on Novemeber 19.
Just when you think you’ve heard the last leak off DJ Khaled’s upcoming Suffering From Success LP, they pull you right back in with another track. Fans this time get a taste of some raw lyricism courtesy of J. Cole and Bas who effortlessly ride the infectious instrumental on “Hell’s Kitchen.” Take a listen as Cole and Bas drop some introspective rhymes for listeners and focus on making it out off the streets, recognizing the real from the fake and having the drive to move forward despite the odds and life’s obstacles.
Revolt TV links up with J. Cole and catches the rapper in a playful mood as he jokes around about having his own upcoming show on the start up music network which is set to kick off this fall. Diddy makes an appearance when he overhears J. Cole shouting out his demand for a show of his own. The two also playfully reenact their previously reported fight from a few months back which was cleared up as being nothing more than a rumor.
JAY Z’s Life+ Times delivers a new video today with a behind-the-scenes conversation between J. Cole, Wale and 2 Chainz backstage at the “What Dreams May Come” tour. In the clip above, watch as Wale and 2 Chainz share a story of how they became good friends after riding around together with Quarterback Jacory Harris. Wale also breaks down the details of how he landed a deal with Maybach Music Group general Rick Ross.
J. Cole takes the stage and treats the crowd to a special live performance of “Let Nas Down.” The ode to the Queensbridge MC gets a unique remix as Cole decides to perform the song over Nas’ classic “NY State Of Mind” instrumental backed by a live band.
J. Cole takes the cinematic approach on his new music video for “Crooked Smile” featuring TLC off his Born Sinner LP. The catchy radio smash gets the proper visual treatment to bring Cole’s vision to life. Watch as a young Cole gets his hustle on, helps provide for his family and attempts to balance his seemingly double life all the while operating under surveillance from authorities. Be sure to watch straight to the end as the finale packs an emotional surprise.