J. Cole rarely does interview, but he does decide to his sit-downs are full of gems. Jermaine’s latest back and forth is with Combat Jack, and the two curated a dope conversation. Read the official description from the podcast king’s official website below, and check out the full clip above.
In this episode, J. Cole details the inspiration behind 2014 Forest Hills Drive, his battle with expectations, wanting to sign Kendrick Lamar when they first met and his initial thoughts regarding the shots-ridden Control verse. Cole also talks the hip hop culture shift that inspired Fire Squad, consciously staying out of Drakes lane while creating his own, what happened that eventful night with Diddy, visiting Ferguson, his new outlook on life and how he became a voice of his generation.