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Wu-Tang Clan, Elvis Costello, The Replacements & Foster The People to Headline 2014 Bumbershoot

For this version, Alex Turner brings out the acoustic guitar for a softer and more subtle take on the psychedelic single.


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Watch J. Cole Play the Villain in His ‘She Knows’ Video

How do you get a hip-hop video that looks nothing at all like most hip-hop videos? Hire a guy who cut his teeth directing for indie acts.


Miguel at Made In America 2013 (Radio.com)

Are Miguel, Jessie Ware & J. Cole Teaming Up For a New Song?

For anyone who follows Miguel on Instagram you may have noticed an interesting pic he posted today (Jan. 22) of him and a few friends in a recording studio. Those friends being Jessie Ware and J.Cole.


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J. Cole Extends ‘What Dreams May Come’ Tour into 2014

The German-born rapper who was raised in North Carolina has been touring in support of his most recent album, ‘Born Sinner’, his second studio album that was famously released on the same day as Kanye West’s latest , ‘Yeezus,’ earlier this year.


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17 Rappers With Surprising Past Careers

Don’t you wonder what some of your favorite rappers did before they were famous? Buzzfeed.com posted a list of 17 rappers who had surprising past careers and here they are…. 1. Tupac was a ballet […]

102.5 KSFM–10/16/2013

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Watch The Dramatic ‘Crooked Smile’ Music Video By J. Cole Ft. TLC

J.Cole sends a strong message against the war on drugs with his new music video ‘Crooked Smile’ ft. TLC. In this short film you see a family gathering turn into something tragic. This video was inspired […]

102.5 KSFM–09/18/2013

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Watch New, Highly Dramatic J. Cole Video for ‘Crooked Smile’

The conflict is palpable, the theme is eternal.


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Jay Z Had To Break Up A VMA After Party Feud Between Diddy And J.Cole?

Jay Z and his wife Beyonce caught wind of an argument between Diddy and J.Cole at a MTV Video Music Awards after party Sunday night. Diddy and Cole had a heated exchange of words during […]

102.5 KSFM–08/27/2013

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J. Cole Announces New Tour Dates With Wale

Jay-Z should be very proud of his protege J. Cole. With a well-received album, (Born Sinner) and hit song Power Trip burning up the charts, the 28-year-old is taking his mic skills on the road […]

102.5 KSFM–07/29/2013

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J. Cole Performs “Power Trip” On ‘The View”

North Carolina is very proud of their very own, J. Cole. With a highly rated album and platinum single ‘Power Trip‘, the ladies of The View welcomed him with open arms. He performed the catchy […]

102.5 KSFM–07/23/2013

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J. Cole, Drake Apologize For ‘Embarrassing’ Autism Lyric: ‘[We] Should Have Known Better’

The offending lyric generated a petition from the Anti-Bullying League asking for an apology and for the line to be removed from the song.


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On The Charts: Rap Reigns for Second Straight Week As Wale Nabs First No. 1

For the second straight week, rap not only tops the U.S. album charts, but also makes a hat-trick of the top three spots, continuing a solid few weeks for the genre after a quiet start.


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Top 10 Best Albums of 2013….So Far

MTV is music television, or it used to be….these days they are pretty much all about the reality TV shows but they will never forget their roots! The year is only halfway through but they […]

102.5 KSFM–07/02/2013

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BET Awards 2013: Big Duets & Bigger Star Power From Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Nicki Minaj & More

Performers outnumbered awards at Sunday’s BET Awards, which was jam-packed with everyone from Mariah Carey to Chris Brown with Nicki Minaj to R. Kelly to JT and many more.