Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keys, J. Cole, Rick Ross & More Meet With President Obama To Discuss ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

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Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keys, J. Cole, Rick RossCommon, Janelle Monae, Ludacris and more, met with President Obama at the White House on Friday, to continue the administration’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.

According to The Associated Press, those who met with the president have been working on efforts to help younger generations of blacks and other minorities stay on the right path. The meeting was not announced by the administration, but was confirmed to the AP.

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J. Cole Set To Perform At President Obama’s DNC Fundraiser

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J. Cole will be joining President Barack Obama for a special performance, at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser next month at SXSW in Austin, TX.

The “Love Yourz” rapper’s right-hand man, and Dreamville President, Ibrahim Hamad, shared the news on Instagram when he shared the flier. “When the President asks…” he captioned the image.

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Music Video: J. Cole – ‘Love Yourz’

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After surprising fans with the release of his Forest Hills Drive: Live album as he celebrated his birthday this week, J. Cole debuts the video for his 2014 Forest Hills Drive single, “Love Yourz.”

Cole used audio from his HBO special, J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming, for his “Live” album, and also used footage from it to create the “Love Yourz” video.

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J. Cole Celebrates Birthday With The Release Of ‘Forest Hills Drive: Live’

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J. Cole turns a year older today, and to celebrate the occasion, the North Carolina native drops Forest Hills Drive: Live – a 13-track album recorded from his show at Crown Coliseum in his hometown of Fayetteville.

Not only does the album feature the songs from 2014 Forest Hills Drive (minus the final track “Note To Self”), it includes the additional tracks – “Lights Please,” “In the Morning” and “Nobody’s Perfect.”

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J. Cole Quietly Married His Longtime Girlfriend

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J. Cole is a married man. The ‘Love Yourz’ rapper confirmed that he is off the market, when Creed director Ryan Coogler accidentally disclosed the news during an interview.

While participating in a live stream for #MLKNow in honor of Martin Luther King Day in NYC, Ryan made a slip up; asking Cole, “How did getting married change you?”

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Watch: Trailer For J. Cole’s HBO Documentary, ‘Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming’

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J. Cole has a new documentary, J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming, heading to HBO next month.

The 90-minute special features footage from the “No Role Modelz” MC’s hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina – including scenes of him preparing to go on stage at the Crown Coliseum for his homecoming show on his Forest Hills Drive tour.

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J. Cole Pays A Hospital Visit To Fan Battling Cancer

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J. Cole recently stopped by North Carolina Cancer Hospital to pay a visit to a fan, Tae Stackhouse, who is battling cancer. The Fayetteville, N.C. native was given the opportunity to meet the “No Role Modelz” rapper after his mother and aunt reached out fto him.

Tae thanked his mom and aunt for arranging their meeting, and also thanked J.Cole – via Facebook. “I really appreciate this just wanna give a big s/o to my mom and my aunt for bringing my favorite rapper to see me,” he wrote. “I’m proud to say that I’m blessed even tho I have cancer he told me to keep positive so that’s what Ima do thanks j.cole ‪#‎RoleModel‬”

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