“I volunteered to be the student for a sword dancing lesson on a Fox Morning Show. When we entered the studio, there was no communication, and the hosts just threw to music. Here, I am, shirtless, in a turban, making up a dance on live TV. I have never belly danced before.” – Aladdin Lee Grant Rutledge Collar
J.Cole gives an impassioned performance of his response to the Michael Brown shooting, adding a verse that takes a critical, yet understanding, view of President Obama’s time in office.
Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive, which does not include this track, is available now.