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J. Cole Talks TLC Collab “Crooked Smile”

Posted By on June 13, 2013

While making the rounds to promote his album Born Sinner (Dropping June 18th), J. Cole stopped by Power 106 in L.A to discuss the album, an a TLC collab that Cole always knew would happen.

“Once I finally got the hook, the first thing I thought about was TLC,” J. Cole said during an interview with Los Angeles radio station Power 106 today (June 13). “It was like, ‘Ah. It would be crazy if we could get them.’ It seemed far-fetched. But they just had these monster records like ‘Unpretty’ and ‘Waterfalls’ that had like great messages and their voices are incredible. I was a big TLC fan. So, I thought it was far-fetched, but next thing I know, I’m in LA in the studio with T-Boz and then I fly to Atlanta. I’m in the studio with Chilli. I’m playing Chilli the album. She’s dancing to these songs. She’s really doing moves to my songs. It’s crazy. So, it was an incredible experience.”

Check out the full interview with J. Cole below: