1. All Eyes on J. Cole as Debut Finally Arrives

    September 23, 2011 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 There are 16 songs and three bonus tracks of tightly wound rhymes and sinewy beats on J. Cole's debut album, "Cole World: The Sideline Story," but the 26-year-old rapper says that the true nature of the album lies in the material that ...

  2. J. Cole's Debut Arrives After Signing to Jay-Z's Roc Nation in 2009

    September 23, 2011 7:07 AM EDT There are 16 songs and three bonus tracks of tightly wound rhymes and sinewy beats on J. Cole's debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, but the 26-year-old rapper says that the true nature of the album lies in the material that didn� ...

  3. J. Cole Premieres Debut Album at NYC Listening Session

    August 18, 2011 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I'm mad nervous," J. Cole confessed in the first of two listening sessions for his upcoming LP, "Cole World: The Sideline Story," due Sept. 27. Those in attendance and attentive were Roc Nation publicists Jana Fleishman, al ...

  4. Roc Nation's J. Cole Performs Sold-Out NYC Show, Brings Out Roc-A-Fella Artist

    March 31, 2010 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was a cold, wet night in New York City yesterday (Mar. 30), but the weather didn't stop fans from coming out in support of J. Cole, Jay-Z's Roc Nation protege, for his first sold-out show in the Big Apple. Held at S.O.B.s, the 400-perso ...

  5. Unknown Actor To Play Notorious B.I.G. In Biopic

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The role of Notorious B.I.G. for an upcoming biopic on the rapper will be found through an open casting call, the film's producers told the Associated Press. The role of Notorious B.I.G. for an upcoming biopic on the rapper will be found throug ...

  6. Nas Launching Own Imprint With Def Jam

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When Nas' first album under his new Def Jam Recordings pact is released later this year, it will be on his own imprint, the Jones Experience. The joint venture is a key component of the newly minted a When Nas' first album under his new De ...

  7. Fox Searchlight Readies Notorious B.I.G. Biopic

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life of slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. is getting the big-screen treatment. Fox Searchlight, which has secured B.I.G.'s life rights, has tapped Cheo Hodari Coker to write the biopic and is in negot The life of slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. i ...