J. Cole Nation: Chat Thread

Started by Mike Tyson, Dec 23, 2014, in Music Add to Reading List

  1. vinny ice
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    Jun 14, 2024
    I finally listened to it for the first time a few days ago. It's a bad song but nothing to lose your mind over. My wife keeps saying lines from the verse lol. It's a dumb fun song.
     
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  2. Uncle Luke
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    Uncle Luke Currency means nothing if you still ain't free.

    Jun 21, 2024
    Man down, call the ambulance, tell em breathe bro, nail a n----- to the cross, he walking round like teezoooo !!!

    lmfaoo.

    mannn, what drake gon do??? Lol
     
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  3. KLD3816
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    KLD3816 Love yourz.

    Jun 22, 2024
    nuffin
     
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  4. Ordinary Joel
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    Ordinary Joel Happiness begins when selfishness ends

    Jun 23, 2024
    Man down call the Amberlamps :wow2:

    There's layers to this s---
     
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  5. Head Bussa
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  6. Uncle Luke
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    Not like us corny but I f--- with it at the same time lol … I’m tired of seeing that s--- tho fr, but it bump tho
     
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  7. Head Bussa
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    Drake back with a wack a--- accent on that Camila Cabellas or whatever her name is song. God d--- just sing and rap in your own voice. So strange.
     
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  8. Head Bussa
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    Lupe is 3-for-3 with his new s---



    EDIT: I see the whole album dropped today. Time to go play it through.
     
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  9. Uncle Luke
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    Jun 29, 2024
    The off season and might delete later are Cole’s best albums.. Forest hills driven up there just off it being a classic and a time when it dropped.. but musically I feel the last 2 projects are his best s---..
     
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  10. vinny ice
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    2:01 - 2:56 lays out exactly how he put it all together at FHD and beyond.

    Love Yourz details his paradigm shift in mentality that brought him inner peace.
    Cole makes the best music from a place of inner peace.
    He vowed to make music that he feels, say what's real to him and let the art speak for itself.
    "I write what's in my heart, don't give a f--- who's f---ing with it" - False Prophets

    Video was made 1 month before MDL came out. If you were surprised or let down by Cole removing himself from the Drake/Dot beef, you fundamentally don't understand Cole and what his music is about.
     
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  11. Whitney Michelle
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    Whitney Michelle Black child, come and share your black cloud.

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  12. vinny ice
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    People don't get that this is where his best music comes from. And is actually kind of the whole point of his music and why he's the hero the world needs right now. There's no world where a reactionary, defensive Cole trying to please everyone produces his best music. He already proved over 10 years ago that it doesn't. That's really the whole point of the Wale verse on False Prophets. Like, my man. Try living like this for a second and watch what it does for your life and your art. Or "stuck between maybe retiring and feeling like I'm just hitting my prime". That's the whole dichotomy. He never gave less of a f--- about being "J Cole" which was the recipe that created the best "J Cole" music. That's the blueprint he's giving the world.
     
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  13. Uncle Luke
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    Uncle Luke Currency means nothing if you still ain't free.

    Jul 1, 2024
    I wonder if Flau’jae affiliated with a label yet?? If not I wish cole and ib would sign her to dreamville.. that’ll be dope.. I know she f--- with cole and she follow dreamville and ib on IG… ib shared her song with Wayne on his story.. dreamville is missing a female rapper, plus she be spitting, she’ll fit right in with them.. I’m still surprised them boys ain’t signed no female rapper yet, the women taking over the game, they the present.. see how they was representing at the bet awards last night.. I seen somebody in a comment section ask why won’t no male rappers there performing lol.. that s--- crazy , cause I peeped that too, majority of these n----s trash in the game lol. Flaujae already turnt she got a following, that’ll just turn her up a bit more and turn dreamville up too, cause ain’t much been going on with them lately, they ain’t signed no new artists in years
     
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  14. Uncle Luke
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    Where this pic from?
     
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  15. Whitney Michelle
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    I believe it was taken while filming the amari video. I've had it for a while.
     
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  16. hargydon
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    hargydon No investigation, no right to speak

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    No way
     
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  17. Uncle Luke
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    best production , best rapping… just my opinion
     
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  18. vinny ice
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    My only problem with them, especially MDL, is that the songs are a little incomplete for my taste. I'm a maximalist personally, so this whole era of 2 minute songs just isn't really for me. I agree that the caliber of the songs is up there but outside of The Climb Back there's not really many songs that have long verses, full choruses, bridges etc. Which he just might not be making music like that anymore tbh. Less is more etc. But more is more for me lol.
     
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  19. hargydon
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    The Climb Back is the only song in those 2 projects I feel like can be in the top tier Cole category.
     
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  20. vinny ice
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    I think many more could've gotten there if they were given the full blown album treatment. The Climb Back was originally introduced as a single from TFO. And it sounds like a completed, polished song. Pride is the Devil and Let Go My Hand are pretty close. Punchin the Clock and especially Interlude and Close deserved more attention. And for MDL, Trae The Truth is probably the closest thing. Stealth Mode and 3001 really deserved more time.

    That's what I would be worried about when putting together TFO over so many years. He's probably made hundreds, maybe thousands of ideas of songs (Might Delete Later lol). How potential classics just never get past the idea stage? Or the one quick verse stage? I'm guessing that the songs from Off Szn and MDL, as well as some feature verses, are just songs that ultimately were deemed not good enough or not within the concept of TFO. There's major potential to overthink it. Dr. Dre Detox it. He's gotta put the album out.
     
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