J. Cole has worked really hard to get where he is today, but unless you’re a fan and know his story, you’re probably not aware of just how hard we’re talking.
From learning to play instruments at an early age, to graduating from college Magna Cum Laude, Jermaine has a surprising tale of continuously overcoming his self-proclaimed position as the underdog.
As successful as he’s become, he’s still the intelligent guy we were first introduced to – never forgetting his humble beginnings, and that’s what we love about him most.
So, can J. Cole cook? How did he start making beats? Who is his favorite New Yorker? What instrument will you be surprised to learn he can play really well?
Get all the answers via the gallery below.
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