J Cole

By Dylan Diana

Biography

His name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole, born January 28, 1985, better known by his stage name

J Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer from North Carolina. He started rapping when he was 12 and then started to get serious about it when he was 15. It was 2014 when he put out his third album Forrest Hill Drive. He made his first mix tape in December 2014.

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Training and Education

J cole went to school at Terry Sanford High School and Saint Johns University.

When And How He Got Started As a Musician

He was 12 when he started rapping, when he was 15 he got serious. He was in the hip hop magazine in October 2011. He was influenced by all of the other rappers and also his brother.

Major Roles

He is a rapper and does a lot of concerts. He has won 4 awards.

Who Influenced His Career

He is influenced by other rappers his brother and dad. He looks up to his dad because he was in the army
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Awards

J cole has won four awards through out his career.

Interesting Facts About J cole

-His dad was in the army

-Real name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole

-Born in Frankfurt Germany

-He won 4 awards

J cole Quote

"As we grow up we realize it becomes less important to have a ton of friends than real ones".
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J. Cole Interview with Angie Martinez Power 105.1 (12/11/2014)