J.I.D SIGNS TO J. COLE’S DREAMVILLE

February 24, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

In addition to Bas, Cozz, Omen, and Ari Lennox, J. Cole adds Atlanta rapper J.I.D of Spillage Village to the Dreamville roster. In celebration of the announcement the 25-year-old signee drops the video “Never,” the lead single off his upcoming project The Never Story. “I drove it through college back and forth,” he says in the two-minute clip. “I lived in it a little bit. It’s been through every phase of my life, from me not having anything at all to me having the little bit that I got now.” Watch below.  

NEW MUSIC: J. COLE – ‘HIGH FOR HOURS’

January 17, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

J. Cole continues to musically satisfy his fans. After releasing his certified gold album 4 Your Eyez Only the north Carolina rapper released “High for Hours.” “He broke the issues down and showed me he was well aware,” raps Cole. “I got the vibe he was sincere and that the brother cared.” He added Obama’s message here: “Don’t stop fighting and don’t stop believing / You can make the world better for your kids before you leave it.” Listen below.  

Shive Magazine’s 5 hip hop and R&B tours to watch out for in 2017

December 23, 2016 Joseph Robinson 0

With so many hip-hop and R&B artists today, keeping track of them all can be a hassle. With the year coming to an end, excitement is building towards 2017 and what it has to offer in the world of hip-hop and R&B. More and more artists are showing promise to succeed in their musical careers, regardless of where they were or currently are. The following is the 5 hip hop and R&B tours to watch out for in 2017. 1) Bryson Tiller Bryson Tiller, born in raised in the city of Louisville, is on the brink of fame for his Read More

NEW MUSIC: J. COLE – ‘FALSE PROPHETS’ + ‘EVERYBODY DIES’

December 8, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

J. Cole releases two lets go of two hard hitting tracks you won’t find on his upcoming album 4 Your Eyez Only, ”Everybody Dies” and “False Prophets,” which are available on iTunes and TIDAL. The tracks take shots at a few industry rappers like Kanye West, who “caught our hearts” but is now “fallin’ apart.” “When he tell us he a genius but it’s clearer lately,” raps Cole. “It’s been hard for him to look into the mirror lately / There was a time when this ni**a was my hero, maybe / That’s the reason why his fall from grace is hard to Read More

VIDEO: J. COLE – ‘LOVE YOURZ’

February 1, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

J. Cole debuts a three-and-a-half-minute video for “Love Yourz” a track taken from his sold-out show at Crown Coliseum. The clip include live show footage, backstage access and cameos from his Dreamville crew, Pusha T and No I.D. “2-6, Fayetteville, Fayettenam, I fu**in’ love ya’ll,” Cole tells the hometown crowd. “This been some legendary shit.” Check it out below.      

NEW ALBUM: J. COLE – ‘FOREST HILLS DRIVE LIVE’

February 1, 2016 Shive Magazine 0

Surprise!!! J. Cole has released another album for his fans, Forest Hills Drive: Live from Fayetteville, NC. The unexpected project includes 13 tracks recorded live from Cole’s sold-out show at Crown Coliseum in his hometown of Fayetteville, N.C. “History turned into an album,” tweeted Cole. “What a year. Hip hop deserves a live album.” Cop it on iTunes and stream on Spotify.

VIDEO: JANET JACKSON FEAT. J. COLE – ‘NO SLEEEP’

July 28, 2015 Shive Magazine 0

Janet Jackson releases the video for her comeback single “No Sleeep,” featuring J. Cole. In the Dave Myers directed project Janet bundles up on a rainy day while reliving old memories. “I hope u enjoy watching this as much as we enjoyed making it,” said Janet, while Cole tweeted, “No Sleeep. Classic!” The song appears on Janet’s upcoming11th studio album, due in late September.

J. COLE TO EMBARK ON THIRD ‘DOLLAR & A DREAM TOUR: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS’

June 18, 2015 Shive Magazine 0

With the fifth anniversary of his mixtape Friday Night Lights afloat, J. Cole will embark on his third “Dollar & A Dream Tour.” The tour is scheduled to hit Dallas, New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles. Opening acts includes his Dreamville artists Bas, Cozz, and Omen. Tickets are first-come, first-served and only $1. DOLLAR AND A DREAM TOUR III: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS DATES June 21 – Dallas, TX June 22 – New York, NY June 24 – Atlanta, GA June 26 – Los Angeles, CA

NEW MUSIC: WALE FEAT. J. COLE – ‘THE PESSIMIST’

March 31, 2015 Shive Magazine 0

Wale and J. Cole join forces once again on “The Pessimist.” “Who am I to change perception? / If a ni**a kill a ni**a he’s another statistic,” raps Wale, with Cole on the hook: “Falling out with my friends again, but it make no difference to me / Goddamn I’m hopeless.” The Osinachi-produced collaboration appears on Wale’s newly released project The Album About Nothing. DirectLyrics

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