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J. Cole speaks on Jay-Z’s "The Blueprint"

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-bgL2TPO7Q94/TnPGP0jkfbI/AAAAAAAAE6c/XTAMVHDodVM/s1600/J.+Cole+3.jpg” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ height=”320″ rba=”true” src=”http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-bgL2TPO7Q94/TnPGP0jkfbI/AAAAAAAAE6c/XTAMVHDodVM/s320/J.+Cole+3.jpg” width=”222″ //a/divstrongBy The Hip Hop Writer/strongbr /strongHip Hop Vibe Staff Writer/strongbr /br /Ten years ago, the world was still in shock after the attacks on the United States. On the same day of the attacks, Jay-Z released his critically-acclaimed emThe Blueprint/em. Following the release of the album, the hip hop landscape was forever changed.br /br /Ten years later, Jay-Z is done with Roc-A-Fella Records and is now the head of Roc Nation. Through his new label/management company, Jay-Z has a roster of stars. J. Cole was the first artist signed to the record label.br /br /With his own debut album coming this month, J. Cole reflected on his boss’ sixth studio album. J. Cole said he purchased the album from a small CD shop in front of the mall. The album was a classic to J. Cole, but he said he disliked “Jigga that Nigga.”br /br /On the other hand, J. Cole often put the Eminem-produced and featuring, “Renegade,” on repeat. For years, many have said Eminem’s verse on “Reneage” was better than the entire album. This was highlighted by Nas on his Jay-Z-diss track, “Ether.” J. Cole, who is a fan of all three rappers, defends Jay-Z, saying his verses on the song were great and he and Eminem pretty much tied on the track.br /br /J. Cole’s own debut album, emCole World: The Sideline Story/em, will be released on September 27.div class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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