J. Cole performing at The Governors Ball Music Festival.


”I keep my twisted grill, just to show the kids it’s real”


โ€I keep my twisted grill, just to show the kids itโ€™s realโ€

Everyone’s talking about J. Cole these days. Whether you’re just now starting to pay attention to him or you’re already a diehard fan, you should check out his episode of BET’s Rising Icons in this video. He talks about how he came to be Jay-Z’s protege, and you get to hear his take on the behind-the-scenes workings of the music industry. Plus, he performs “Who Dat,” “A Star Is Born,” and “It Won’t Be Long.”

Buy your Standard Tickets now for Monday, September 6 to see J. Cole play the Mainstage with Drake and Mary J. Blige. Don’t wait!


In addition to Drake, the BET Awards also featured a performance by another Bumbershoot artist. J. Cole wowed the audience with his own version of Jay-Z’s “A Star is Born,” debuting a new verse.

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