J. Cole Visits Fan Battling Cancer in North Carolina Hospital

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J. Cole performs in concert at Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood on Aug. 15, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Besides being a full-time rapper, J. Cole also makes time for the needy. A fan named Tae Stackhouse, who is battling cancer, shared a photo of him and the Fayetteville MC, who visited him at North Carolina Cancer Hospital.

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“I really appreciate this just wanna give a big s/o to my mom and my aunt for bringing my favorite rapper to see me -- I'm proud to say that I'm blessed even tho I have cancer he told me to keep positive so that's what Ima do thanks j.cole ‪#‎RoleModel‬ ,” wrote Tae on his Facebook account on Nov. 19.

This isn’t the first time Cole has been a people’s champ. He attended a fan’s high school graduation in North Carolina after receiving an inspiring note from her and direct messaged her via Twitter, saying, “I read your letter twice now. You are so strong, i admire YOU. i will be at your graduation…only if you get into a 4 year University. go!”

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The good deeds have afforded the Dreamville captain great karma. His chart-topping third studio LP, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, zipped past the million sales mark in September.

 


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