Roc Nation's first signed artist, J Cole, recently spoke about his upcoming new year, his debut album, and much much more, check it all out below!
It’s 2011, January 2nd. I’ve got grey hair now, according to Karen. I’m about to get on the plane in about three hours and head to Europe. I’ve only been to London and Paris before, but this time I’m going all over Europe on tour with Drake. It’s a blessing for me to be even able to do this.
At this point in my career, it’s really just one single that came out last year and I already have such a strong fanbase. Before I go any further, I want to thank ALL the fans for the continued support – all the OG fans and all the new ones too. We still have a lot more special things in store. We really haven’t gotten started yet. With that said, I’m really grateful for last year because it was an incredible learning experience. My entire 2010 was just like training – a training exercise for what I think 2011 is going to be.
My goal right now is just straight album. I’m still on the road a lot, but my number one priority is finishing the album and putting out the singles. I’m trying to win a fuckin’ Grammy. After that, my goal for 2011 is also production. That’s my next main goal after the oh-so-important album. I want to produce for other artists that I love and respect, upcoming artists that I love and respect, so yeah that’s where I want my year to be. I want to have a super successful year. I want to blow up into a totally different stratosphere by the end of this year. (Karen Civil)
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