January 28, 1985 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Jermaine “J. Cole” was born in Frankfurt, Germany. J. Cole would grow up to: (1) be abandoned by his father, (2) play the violin, (3) begin rapping at the age of 12, (4) be known as Therapist, (5) become a member of Bomm Sheltuh, (6) have a dollar and a dream, (7) graduate high school with a 4.2 GPA, (8) attend St. Johns University, (9) work as a salesman, mascot and bill collector, (10) have bigger dreams while she fuck with small town niggas, (11) release 5 albums and 3 mixtapes which include the CLASSIC The Warm Up, (12) be nominated for 5 Grammys, (13) found his own Dreamville label and foundation, (14) teach himself the piano (15) go platinum with no features x3 and (16) be under his neighbors’ suspicions that he’s sellin’ dope.
Happy Birthday J. Cole!!!