J. Cole, an influential rapper of his generation had the nickname Moe Dee as a toddler, which is inspired by one of the rap inspirations- Kool Moe Dee, the first rapper to perform at the Grammys. He is also known as Therapist, Hollywood Cole, and Kill Edward.
J. Cole Profile/Introduction
|Birthname||Jermaine Lamarr Cole|
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer, Basketball Player|
|Famous for||21 Savage- a lot, Amari, Middle Child|
J. Cole Personal Life Info & More
Jermaine was born on 28 January 1985 in Frankfurt’s military base in Germany and his age is 36 (as of 2021.) His father was an African-American veteran who served in US Army and his mother is a European American who worked at the US Postal service. After his father abandoned his mother and brother, he was just 8 months old when they moved to Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA. “We moved to this house on Lewis Street, which was this really tiny house. But compared to that neighborhood, it was amazing.”- Cole previously discussed growing up on Lewis Street in a December 2014 NPR Interview.
|Date of Birth||28 January 1985|
|Age (as in 2021)||36|
|Birthplace||Frankfurt, West Germany|
J. Cole Height, Weight, Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in meters – 1.88 m
in feet-inches – 6’2″
|Weight (approx.)||in Pounds – 185 lbs
in Kilograms – 84 kgs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
J. Cole Career
J.Cole initially started his career as a rapper and collaborated with local group Bomm Sheltuh and was rapping & producing as one of the members. He made a debut in the mixtape “The Come Up” in early 2007. He is famous for giving back to back billboard hits. Later he realised two mixtapes, The Warm Up and Friday Night Lights which are both critically acclaimed. During his teenage, Cole was a walk-on player at St. John’s University, a Division one Men’s Basketball program. In an interview with Sports Illustrated in 2013, speaking about his basketball career, the rapper said that he practised a thousand shots a day, sprints, minute drills, one-on-one full court with the A.B.Lehmann on the team every day. He wasn’t the star player but the growth was quick but he dropped his basketball career for pursuing his career in music.
Born Sinner, Forest Hill Drive, For Your Eyez only, KOD album and several others songs have made it to Billboard 200. Simultaneously, his six songs have made it to the top 20 hits on Billboard 100. While recalling his childhood days, his mom gifted him ASR-X musical sampler as a Christmas gift at the age of 12. In 2020, Cole combined his singles, The Climb Back and Lion King On Ice, into a two-pack release titled Lewis Street. The artwork is a picture taken in front of 807 Lewis Street which is his childhood home.
Cole and Ibrahim Hamad are the co-founders of Dreamville Ventures– an American multi-disciplinary media company. This is the parent company of Dreamville studios which was launched in 2020 and its headquarters is in the USA. As a producer, he has produced singles of Kendrick Lamer and Janet Jackson and handles the majority of the portion in his own projects.
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J. Cole Education Qualification, School & College
Cole loved basketball and music. He was a first-chair violinist for Terry Sanford Orchestra until 2003.
|Educational Qualification||Degree In Communications|
|School||Terry Sanford High School|
|College/ University||St. John’s University Queens Campus|
J. Cole Money Factor
|Net Worth||USD $60 Million (as of 2019)|
J. Cole Social Media Accounts & Channels
While speaking to DJBooth, he said, “If I’m in a conversation with somebody and it’s natural and it’s organic, I’m going to speak freely. But rarely do I feel the need to hop on Twitter or social media and chime in, especially on rap and music.” He has received Silver and Gold Youtube Play Buttons for surpassing one lakh and one million subscribers respectively.
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