- Mon Dec 26, 2016, 6:36 AM GMT
The 'False Prophets' rapper earns his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with '4 Your Eyez Only'.READ MORE
J. Cole may be first known as Jay-Z's protege but he has emerged from the sideline to become a Billboard chart topper. He was born Jermaine Lamarr Cole on January 28, 198 in Frankfurt, Germany on to a European American mother and an African American father. He moved to Fayetteville, North Carolina with his mother when his father left the family.
Cole fascination of rapping started at the age of 14 when J. Money put him in the rap game and his cousin showed him the basics of rhyming and word play. He was an expert in lyrics first before in beats. His mother then bought him a beat machine which helped him to produce his own music. Cole spent the remainder of his teen years as Therapist, posting his music online under the moniker.
While his album has a total of 492,000 units sold this week, the 31-year-old rapper scores another milestone as he nabs his first top 10 song on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Deja Vu'.READ MORE
The British singer told 'The X Factor' judge to 'shut the f**k up for once' after the latter swore at a reporter who asked about pregnant Cheryl.READ MORE
The One Direction singer is reportedly thinking about popping the question in the delivery room right after his lady gives birth to their first child together next year.READ MORE
The 'Power Trip' rapper seemingly takes shot at Kanye West, Drake and Wale on the track off his forthcoming album, '4 Your Eyez Only'.READ MORE