Archive for J. Cole

J. Cole – Who Dat

Posted in Alumni, Videos with tags , , on June 22, 2010 by SOBs

J. Cole just premiered the first single from his upcoming debut album due out later this year. Wanna see whats under the hood? Click on the IMAGE BELOW.

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Hot New Sound of the Day – Click for Listen

Posted in Alumni, Videos with tags , , on June 14, 2010 by SOBs

SOB’s alumni J.Cole teams up with up and coming singer Miguel for the hot new jawn of the day. ALL I WANT IS YOU. Any thoughts on this one ladies and gents?

Props to Rap Radar


Posted in Alumni, News, Photos, Videos with tags , , , , , , , on May 18, 2010 by SOBs

After tens years since the hip hop classic Train of Thought was released, the dynamic duo got together again for their sophomore LP Revolutions Per Minute. This rapper/producer duo present their fans and new listeners with its uplifting message which isn’t seen in hip hop now a days. Kweli’s conscious rhymes mixed with Hi-Tek’s versatile productions skills have made this collaboration one of the most anticipated hip hop albums of the year. Revolutions Per Minute will feature SOB’s alumni Mos Def, Bun B, Jay Electronica and J. Cole. This album is a must cop so don’t waste any more time and go get it!! Talib is also performing @ SOB’s on 6/23. Tickets on sale now!!!!


1. RPM’s
2. Back Again (feat. Res)
3. City Playgrounds
4. Strangers (feat. Bun B)
5. In This World
6. Got Work (Fame)
7. Midnight Hour (feat. Estelle)
8. In The Red
9. Lift’in Off
10. Black Gold Intro (The Black Gold Countdown)
11. Ballad Of The Black Gold
12. Just Begun (feat. Jay Electronica, J. Cole & Mos Def)
13. Long Hot Summer
14. Get Loose (feat. Chester French)
15. So Good
16. Ends (feat. Bilal)
17. Outro

Lupe Announces A Super Group Of (Mostly) SOBs Alumni

Posted in Alumni, News with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 6, 2010 by SOBs

Lupe Fiasco announced a group called All City Chess Club was working together. It sounds pretty dope, and we would know, we’ve seen most of them here in the past year or so (Diggy, you’re the only one – call us!).

Pretty excited to see what they put together.

MTV x J. Cole x SOBs

Posted in Show Recap, Videos with tags , on April 5, 2010 by SOBs

J. Cole talks to MTV about seeing Kanye West at SOBs when he first came to NYC and about trying to create his own show with some of that same magic. Check out the whole thing here.

Photo: Elizabeth Allen

SOBs in the News

Posted in News, Show Recap with tags , on April 1, 2010 by SOBs

Check out the New York Times article about J. Cole at SOBs.

Find the whole thing here.

Drake Shouts Out J. Cole

Posted in Alumni, Live Footage, News, Show Recap, Videos with tags , on April 1, 2010 by SOBs

SOBs Alum Drake shouted out J. Cole after his show here Tuesday night.

I heard J Cole was incredible at SOB’s tonight…mazel tov and enjoy the high my good man!

Read the whole post here. For the record, he was.  Check out his freestyle from the show, courtesy of Rap Radar, below.