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(; love it.
got dat 50 cent feel on the hook ,when he dropped get rich or die trying
Video coming Monday on 106 & Park. Ladies are gonna be all wet once they see the video.
Man this track is too smooth.
Light up a blunt to this, and see what u think.
Cole is on a producing hot streak. Boy is on fire.
XV - Watch Me Go (produced by J. Cole)
Kendrick Lamar - Hiii Power (produced by J. Cole)
J. Cole - Work Out (produced by J. Cole and Elite)
Wale feat. J. Cole - Bad Girls Club (produced by J. Cole)
He could be the next Kanye.
Imagine how dope the Sideline Story beats are gonna be. daaamn.
9/27 Cole World
big krit is a better producer and makes more soul full beats they both dope in rapping but producing krit is far beyond amazing
Paula Abdul is my idol.
work out or grow fat
Listen to last 15 seconds of The New Workout Plan by Kanye from College Dropout, that's where he got the beat and chorus..
same chords as that mya jayz shit best of me
sounds like warren g produced this
frsh like he always is
YOOOOO I JUST HEARD THE NEXT 50 TYSON!!!!! BUT WORST!!!!!! FUNNIEST SHIT EVER!!!!!!!!!...hahahahahhahaha
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this shit hawt nigga.....fuck the drake groupies
Wocka Flocka shits on this nigga!!! Fuck J. Cole. This isn't hip hop. Wocka is spitting that real shit, J. Cole can't go hard on the paint
waka doesnt spit he talks hes overrated for doing nothing and his bars are similar to a kindergarteners poem
hahaha waka spitting that real
really cuz wocka flocka sucks so much ass it aint funny and hes literally talkin over beats about stupid shit whereas J. Cole actually has something to say
u r a fucken goose...wakka better the J. bahahahahaha....fuckwit cunt
ive got a gun. if you ever are ready to kill yourself just come pick it up
Trolling is bad for your health.
She bad and you know it, some niggas save Hoes
IÃ¢â¬â¢m not that heroic
Could you be my escort
Cause just like them two door Fords
Damn, they donÃ¢â¬â¢t make Ã¢â¬Ëem like you no more
word J COLES page.story life true
when u niggas can drop sum shit like this hoffa at me...drake and cole are in collaboration together if u stupid fucks knew anything
u all hatin ass niggas
This shit trash drake make waaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy better songs this this keep it real cole nice but drake just a better artist
wow this is utter trash its sad theres so many sheep following this guy, its either trash like this or the same old simba song with different names, even worse than gucci, at least gucci is retarded this guy is just pathetic
thats dumb. drake is the singer if anyone. listen to drakes mixtape then compare it to anyone of j. coles
Have you heard The Come Up and The Warm Up? Cole is just having some fun on this track trying to get some radio play. Is it his best work? Absolutely not. To call Cole pathetic, you obviously must be a Drake groupie.
hahaha he starts singin paula abdul at the end that's some funny shit.
I hope this isnt on the album, it doesnt have a classic song feel at all. Its great for a mixtape but for a album id skip this one. Big sean learned the differences between a mixtape and a album, the music on his album sounded very well produced and official, this sounds like a good mixtape song. I hope cole isnt producing most of his album, he needs to get some big boys on that shit, the drumma boys or no id's, hes a decent producer but his beats are pretty sleepy, and dull.
You fucking Drake fans are about some gay ass mother fuckers, Fuck Drake! this is a J Cole song, keep your gay ass comments on Drakes page faggots.
Yeah, he is cute, I would suck his dick for sooo long & let him bust bareback into my ass & let it drip down my crack all over my balls, J Cole is the man.
Too much information.
You can do that to me.
ROFL YOU ARE SUCH A FAGGOT ROFL
But your also fucked up, just cause your gay dont mean you gotta tell everybody. Its like if i went up to a sexy girl an told her i want to shove my dick down her throat till she was coughing out cum
This would have been so hot right now with Drake on it, he's cool, but Cole is kinda cute too.
this song is better than anything on the radio rite now
its nice man... whats the problem wid y'all?
COLE WORLD! 9/27/11!!! This song is on point!
Weak track at first, but he steps it up the last half of the song.
song gets better every time i listen to it
Hot Cant Wait Cole World:Sideline Story
he needs some 9th wonder production. nc
this is fucking dope
im sorry peoples but is it me or friday night lights was his last decent mixtape i mean... where as he has not put a consistent mixtape wit different songs i dunno man i mean he still one of my favorite up come n mc s btw him currensy(covert coup) n cyhi the prynce(prynce of jacks , royal flush 1 n 2)j.cole was first but cyhi the prynce is n the lead now
friday night lights WAS his last mixtape in general lol the warm up was a classic also
he hasnt put out another mixtape dumbass
Still not sold on J Cole yet
,cole krit yelawolf dropping on da same day damn gonna some hot shit for sure
Who dat ?
Future Of Motha Fucking Hip Hop, I cant wait for him and Jay to jump on a track together
That has happened already.
At 1st listen I didn't like this too much, but now it's on my ipod. Cole having fun on this track kind like college boy from the come up.
he should hv featured snoop dogg on dis joint
Damn I'm Really liking what J. Cole been bringing, Hes coming out with some good shit!
this nigga aint got nothin to do but to rap SMFH
Cole Summer. album better come with a snuggie!
Hes notin but the best ..!!!! all u haters keep hatinggg!
gud song...but lil mr.kanye west in him....ahh
cole summer ya'll
for rare sampled production.
never thought i would promote like this buy why not give it a try.. $20 leases for an original sound. one
this track is ill
cole is THAT nigga right meow.
Can't fucking wait till September 27! COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE WORLD NO QUILT!!!!!!!!!!!
COLE is easily one of the hottest rappers today.
Couldn't agree more. Same here.
damn girl you meeeeeeeean.
song is meeeeeeean.
I don't mind if you got rnb guys on a rappers track. Even an rnb cutie would do ( Val young, 2pac - To live n die in L.A)...but IF your gonna do that, DO IT RIGHT DAMNIT!!!
Don't sacrifice the production, don't sacrifice the lyrics, don't sacrifice the project. It still supposed to be hiphop, thats what the 90's did properly! No matter the collaboration, it stayed hiphop, n the hardest dudes wud be bumpin' that shit....
Now....???You got pop artists being called rnb, pop artists being called rappers!!!Thats y dudes like j.cole r headed in the right direction, hopefully that will stay, regardless if trey songz, chris brown, wheover gonna be on it....keep it real, keep it hip hop, keep it bumpin n let's keep doin it forever n ever!
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It's a chill song you can dance to. I like it.
Wow this song is so so. This could be a hit but his voice is boring and lifeless.
you cant be serious... the guy spits with emotion.. like pac. emotion is the key to rap
It's a Cole World after all
This track is sick!!! A dude below sad it reminded him of 90's, hella hella tru! Also tru that it won't likely get any radio play coz there is no CORNY idiot singing the chorus. Although I think Jay has taken his time putting Cole out there, i hope its for tha greater good of REAL hiphop....fucking circus music thats coming out now.....!!!
I thought the same thing until i heard it on the radio earlier tonight...I thought it wa satelite until i lookd at the display. needless to say i fux wit this...some good summer shit!
Yessir homey, Cole reminds us of 90's cuz he raps like rappers used to rap, with skills. Most of his production is tight too. A majority of cats in the game now are RnB, Rap N Bullshit, skills take a back seat and all the production sounds the same, bunch of copy cat mother fuckers. Cole has been breathing life back into Hip Hop.
Hit the nail on the motherfuckin head my man! But Cole is supposed to have Trey Songz on a hook on his next single. I hope that joint isn't corny!!
This is dope. but the MAIN single/song that's going to make Cole BLOW THE FUCK UP is going to be the song that features Mr. Steal Your Girl Trey Songz produced by Danja. BANGER! Truusstt meee.
Cole World: The Sideline Story is going to be fucking awesome!!!!!!!!!!
Cole got the best flow in rap right now. Even in some of his songs that I don't particularly like, his flow is unstoppable.
cant say that man... his flow is good, but there aare tons of different flows. all persnal preference bra
it takes awhile for some songs to catch on. this takes a few listens to get used to. people will catch on to it.
Yeah when I first heard this track I was mad azz hell. Now I can't get this tune out my head:-)
this song is getting no buzz on this site
cause it falls short of j coles expectations. I'd rather be bumpin simba. how many years ago was that?
Refrain and chorus>>>>>>>>>>>
Verses could be hotter. Sick track regardless. Beat and sample are bangin!!
yall high??? this song is good
wait for it, wait for it, can't wait for lunch break, wait for it.............Dope.
not a song for hipster douche bag backpackers. this is for the ladies, club and radio so don't get bent out of shape. his album will be the best of the past year with my beautiful dark twisted fantasy and watch the throne and nas' next album.
Yeah it's not going to be a hit because it doesn't have a corny female singer on the chorus. The song is hot. it's reminiscent of a 90s hit rap song.
Yeah, 90's. That was what? Over a decade ago. I bet any "corny female singer" could have helped him to put together a better first single...
Overrated Song...not hating Cole is nice but this song is not a hit
Call into the radio stations and request this song!! Cole World!
Why everybody acting like he didnt do songs like this before? What about "Blow up?" or "Higher" two of your favorite Cole songs im sure. relax.
Also, In The Morning feat. Drake
dont like it...not enough passion
The next gr8 artist?
totally fucked up the last comment
COLE summer, COLE fall, COLE winter, COLE spring, COLE WORLD!
cole summer, fall summer, winter summer, spring summer, cole world
This is legit. COLE WORLD! This sample is dope as fuck
J. COle is on fire! I am impatiently waiting for his album!
Follow me on twitter! @BJAMES3ONE3 ,.. I was on Scarface mixtape Dopeman Music! #FREESCARFACE also!
appreciate all the niggas that bang my shit! SALUTE !
damn cole. boy is blowin the fuck up!!!
J.Cole never dissapoints.
Cole world. NC represent.
yo i dont give a fuc what you think about cole...yall niggas stopped listenin to music, you just fight over some bullshit..this song is strait fire, so many ill lines nigga
fuc all you dumb niggas talkin about stupid shit
bump this in yo car, roll an L, fuck a bitch and shut the fuck up
I co-sign that. COLE WORLD!!!!
SIMPLY PUT, THIS SHIT IS WACK. HE'S USING THAT SAME OLD TIRED FORMULA. I DON'T SEE THIS SHIT DOING ANYTHING SPECIAL TO GARNER HIM NEW FANS. F-
Simply put, press your caps lock key once to turn it off.
This goes hard.
Cole is one of the best young mc's but i don't want a whole album of songs like this! He gotta go harder, darker beats, not all girl songs dammit
cole got swag. summer anthem right hurr
This should have at least 20,000 views. Everybody bumpin that Nasty by Nas. good week for hip hop. dopeness everywhere. Cole world no turtleneck.
For those who still don't believe.. try bumping this with a subwoofer. Shit is Dope.
This sample is perfectly done. The ONLY minor complaint is he coulda spit more bars. The love is over priced line is dope. I wanted to hear more bars!!! Chorus is addicting.
if you say this is his most pop song, then you dont listen to cole. this is 1 of the 5 songs hes released in the last month, and there all fucken dope, you internet nerds dont understand cole wants to get money off the radio also.
and the rhyming good always
This got a nice vibe to it. This a new sound from Cole. Haven't heard one song from him that dissapoints.
J Cole, BIG Sean
Taking over this Rap Sh*t
HOT SHIT! i'ma call in and request this for radio stations to play. smooth melody.
J.COLE this is a CLEVER sAMPLE AND NICE FEEL GOOD HIP POP TRACK! You versatile and that is ILL SKILL*
cole is my nigga. but this shit lame. worst track i ever heard from him. too bad you have to "crossover" to be successful.
Truth, this shit sucks, he could def do a better radio friendly track than this outdated shit, matter of fact, this shits so bad it wont even get radio play, the paula abdule biting is hot tho
Sad to see how people think the need to become popular or blow up justifies mediocre music. This is trash, and while I get that it's a radio track or whatever, that doesn't take away from lack of quality (lyrically). The beat is flames though.
your an idiot,. let dude get some shine , what they gonna play on the radio dummy, "disgusting" , "see it to beleive it" "relaxation" your stupid as shit,.the track is sick BTW
J. Cole is unimpressive.
yeah and who do you like? J. Cole shits on your favorite new comer.
Could you be my escort
Cause just like them two door Fords
Damn, they don't make 'em like you no more
I like this track, you can lay back and relax on this track, fantastic lyrical skills by J.Cole.
i cant hide my disappointment..its a weak attempt to get on radio..i understand the pressure to sell and get a radio hit, but damn j.cole...this is from a fan, dont try too hard, do u...
This is real hip hop. Your dumb to say he is trying hard to get on the radio.
Beat is in my head now can't stop it. I think coley Cole got a hit.
1/5 i have higher expectations from cole. even on a throw away track
blah blah blah thats all i hear from the haters...its gonna be a Cole Summer!
this sample is...fuckin ridiculous *RZA VOICE*
Cole got somthin here......
like the freakin of the kanye work out 2
straight knock!!!! turn ya bass alllllll the way up and knock this......then turn it down and listen to my nigga spit that ish
Finally got around to listen to this track. People on my TL were bashing it. This is poppin though. Cole could have a hit. I think the song with Trey Songz will make Cole really really blow up though...trust me. I haven't heard it but I have an inside guy. It's a banger and then some.
The dude is good. Haven't heard one song I don't like yet.
you niggas is stupid j cole is the best rapper in the world exept he needs to come out wit his album alreadyy
dope! we will see how it goes
j. cole has had these type of tracks before. not every fucken song has to amazingly lyrical, hes released return of simba and lost ones and those were fucken ill. this is catchy and has the possibility of catching on with the radio.
This shit remind me of that Higher track off Friday Night Lights...zone out music. I like the variety Cole has...you can't have a super lyrical track every time where you just spittin, I like how he mixes it up. And for the record, the lyrics on this shit are still dope, you gotta listen....The Future
Let me know what you think
Fire in my shades
tell me what you think
All he needs is for someone else to sing the hook and its summer fire!
@AllDueRespect...Could not have been said better, my man. Can't wait for the album
Not bad at all, I like that his production is evolving. At least in the sense that it doesn't all sound the same. Lyrically, it's not his best work, but that's fine.
summer jam imo
Skywalker - Barton Block
Props to cole for doing something new and refreshing, not jumping on the alex da kid/skylar grey bandwagon and not having a big name on his first sngle. I just hate the noises in the background, it's hard to listen on your beats with them noises playing in the back. but overall, great firt single cole, gonna be a warm world for you now
lol j.coles fans are probably the biggest posers in rap. You talked all this stuff about j.cole changing the game... then he comes out with a typical radio record and you say "he needs to conform to appeal to the masses"> what happen to game changer? S---M----MF---H.. I dont care that he made a radio song.... I'm shaking my head and you stans and your contradictions. If I song is good Ill support it... but this aint all that. sorry.
ON THE REAL:
J. Cole might not be "changing" the game, but he sure as hell is progressing it.
He's got a collegiate flare mixed with hood sentimentality (which is why he's been getting LOVE by both urban & suburban kids).
An obvious student of the game with Great storytelling (Slick Rick), witty vernacular (Jay-Z), and the ability to spit his heart onto a track (2Pac).
Am I a dick rider? Maybe by your juvenile definition, sure. BUT the truth of the matter is: IF you're as good as Cole, you deserve to get your dick rode.
So keep cussing, keep name calling, STAY ANONYMOUS.
The rest of us adults will be sharing perspectives that actually matter. Peace child.
Scared of what? Having a fair opinion? my name is anonymous because its the default name. I'm not being racist... I'm not making threats. I dont need anonymity to disagree with a dickrider. shut the fuck up
Return of Simba was commercial? Disgusting was commercial? You sound like an idiot. Plus, your name is Anonymous, scared bitch
This is on the album. Just Listen: http://www.hotnewhiphop.com/en/play/s/c997863-324614/
Listen J.Cole is a game changer. He's changing the game back to lyrics but at the same time you have to understand he's on a major label. He's has to generate revenue and get air play. Once he has peoples ears via radio people will start to pick his album where the lyrics are. A lot times we say the label didn't push the artists songs but if you can't get on radio where people hear music there is nothing to push. This song is like a cover to a book don't judge it too quickly.
this guy does have a bit of a point ^ even if he was too scared to share his real name
Then the rhymes start - and they are pretty shit.
No doubt this type of hip pop appeals to plenty, but not to me.
Count me out of the J. Cole hype.
Try listening to Come up, Warm up, and Friday Night Lights (along with his recent releases) and maybe you'll understand the "J. Cole hype". This is just a single so you might wanna do your homework before you start hatin' on the best upcoming rapper.
yeah, talkbox is not autotune in anyway. And the beat is cool. BUT I have to agree it's not really that great. a lot of singing, its a main-stream record.
School up. It is a travesty to call the talkbox autotune. Fail.
Sounds ill, a lil bit empty like there's something missing but the beat is crazy though.
That's the same thing I thought when I first heard it. Still a good beat/song though, maybe more will be added in on the album.
COLE WORLD REAL COLE WORLD.
I like it but what the hell is that screamin in the background. Annoying
He flipped this Kanye track perfectly. I didn't know how he was gonna do it but this is serious. He is easily one of my top 5 now. He makes the music that any1 can relate to. Don't have to bang, sell anything illegal, go ridiculously hard for the new generation or step outside of his character for attention in the media. He's a true musician. I'm giving this man a 5.
okay , hes got a load of muthfckers on his arse right now telling him to get that album out . now one thing for sure this aint his lyrical shit buh gay-z needs to make money of this dude and in reality if he puts out lyricall shit poeple dont buy no more people wana buy these club tunes etc , j cole had done good here because its a radio tune but still he kept it real , dont expect to see alot of lyricall shit in the album either
to be a rap star, to blow up like Cole wants to---you gotta make a couple radio joints. This ain't corny. This ish is fresh. I dunno why a lot of people are hating. He can bring it lyrically like Return of Simba and Killers but he isn't allowed to make a fun radio hit????? Niggas be trippin.
this sample is crack!! Cole world!
J Cole has and has always had the potential to be the best rapper of his generation. But he seems to have stalled a bit. I'm not hating just making an observation.
ENTER MY LATIN QUARTERS..GET YOUR HEAD BLOWN OFF
INTO A MUSICAL MASSACRE, NO BEATNUTS ON THE BEAT GOING NUTS
Nice Track i like it keep em coming
if you think about it this would be Coles 4th single. Lights please, Whot dat, In the morning and now Work out. I think he tried the previous three "singles" to get a radio play or maybe not radio play but to build that bigger fan base who aren't into the lyrical and emotional songs cole known for. J cole knows this and from a marketing view this work out song will get him more new fans that will dive into his music or let alone buy the debut album and realize cole is more than just a catchy radio pop star. COLE WORLD
LOL sorry that not everywhere else plays relevant rap and hip hop on the radio. I would think that if anywhere did it would be NYC though. So don't act so surprised son
IDK where you been but they all have gotten radio play idk where you at but in nyc he get radio plays
this is so addictive
i knew people would hate no matter what. your retarted if thought a song like "killers" or "return of simba" was going to be the first single. this song is fun, catchy and has a nice vibe to it that isnt annoying, and the song isnt even as bad and stupid as these new boyz, pitbull shit you hear on the radio - like this isnt some repetitive over-synthed crap with a gay pop singer featured - lost ones JUST leaked this week so dont get close to calling him a sellout, also this isnt a wicked brand new cole either he already had you got it, in the morning, higher -- now just becuz this is his SINGLE dusnt mean to hate
"Imagine what my shit gon' sound like if I told you that The Warm Up was just a sound bite." my ass!
Before Cole released this single, all you fans were against the mainstream and now that he went down the route, it's being defended? The fact is that this the same way Wayne went mainstream because his fans would support whatever he went with. If this album was truely "game-changing" he wouldn't be dumbing down his lyrics like this. I mean even Drake brings out more lyrical singles and look what they are, HITS. The song is catchy, I will not deny that, and it will likely get play in my car and the club, but c'mon now if we continually support singles like this all it does is tell labels that this is what the core J. Cole fans want since we are pushing it too. I hope the album is much more lyrical then this, and I will support this album once it comes out. I'm a J. Cole fan but I'm just telling it like it is.
Couldn't agree more with that analysis, and second Maciel's comment. I can take one radio friendly single, but it worries me about the integrity of the album. I can't find one Cole track to date that I can say I dislike so I mean I'm sure he'll deliver to the true fans in the end.
@Ricardo Yes I understand that. Only thing is that didn't know him before are now going to know him for this song, for this dumbed down style.
@Slik A single is supposed to be a window into your album. A representation to the content, the approach of your album. Of course it's supposed to attract attention, but is this how you want the album to sound like? I know it won't sound like this single, but I'm just giving you what a single is supposed to be.
its a fuckin SINGLE, its supposed to ATTRACT people to the album, learn yo shit nigga
honestly i think coles just trying to broaden his fan base
I bet if he just released this as a track n not a single everyone would be asking why is this not his single. lol i just seen the same guy comment three time in a row just to say how wack this song is....now that is the definition of a hater.
U know the song sucks when a fan says Ã¢â¬Åthe song is dope Ã¢â¬Â¦ To meÃ¢â¬Â cole is about to experience what drake went through when Ã¢â¬ÅoverÃ¢â¬Â dropped. Im on one, marvin gaye n chardonnay, dreams money can buy, racks on racks, nasty, how to love, anne, marvins room >>> work out. Premeditated murder, too deep before the intro, 2face, who that, in the morning > work outÃ¢â¬Â¦ I know cole fans gon hate what im about to say but if he want that smash hit, he def need to call drake n 40, boi1da n t-minus for that monster single n yÃ¢â¬â¢all know it. If he think he can do it on his own he is looking at 100k Ã¢â¬â 150k first week. Wiz did 250k and he had black n yellow. What does cole have, workout? I want him to succeed and i ainÃ¢â¬â¢t a huge fan plus he is a good rapper not all that talented. Lets be honest, when it comes to lyrics he ainÃ¢â¬â¢t the best now. Slaughterhouse will shit on cole with ease and fart in his mouth on a track, he ainÃ¢â¬â¢t even near dedication 2 weezy and his stans make it seem he is the greatest ever
this shit is wack as fuck.. fuck cole, nigga suck
a fun song for the ladies and playas. he's swaggin it out on this track and the sample is bananas! U know he finna blow up with all this hate. hate fuels success. lyrically he'll shit on your favorite modern rapper and he can flip a sample to make it dope. Cole World!
i'd have to call this song flat out wack.
holy prehistoric dinosaur shit... that was pretty fuckin' wack. SMH
The way he flipped the sample is ridiculous. And lets be honest, he has already leaked plenty of tracks for the hip-hop heads/internet nerds to be satisfied with. Now its the radio songs, its what Jay-Z signed him for. I mean truthfully hip-hop heads/internet nerds don't buy albums, middle class white girls do.
Dude got hit on hands, everything don't have to be lyrical especially the single.
Track fine, J. Cole blowin' up, didn't like him at first, but now, i love what he does
4.25/5 is right on the money. Song is an ill banger
cole world make way for the chosen one, sick sample, dope track
I can picture people dancing to this at clubs and parties. u want that really deep lyrical shit? wait for the rest of the album and buy it. smart marketing.
I agree and hope you're right
most people here dont know shit about how business or the industry works..small minded people who dont look at the big picture..COLE gives us 100 great mothafuckin tracks, & people start calling him a sellout cause he wants to blow up and be rich by getting on the radio?? bitches please, get a life and stop hatin..this song aint no sellout
i like this song it goes off
doesnt deserve a four, j cole already sellin out.
What the fuck did you just say? Sellout? How? He wants to blow up. To blow up you have to cater to everyone. This song is for the radio and it's not corny like most of the shit that gets played in the top 40. If he had Britney Spears and Katy Perry signing that hook then yeah it'd be selling out. But this is a solo joint and it's dope so fuck off you anti-mainstream douche bag
dope shit, more radio-friendly, but could be a good single.
And another thing (off topic slightly)
Does anyone else think 'Lights Please' is his best song? If you listen, the song is about talking to a girl about global warming or whatever, but also maybe it is a metaphor for the girl not listening to lyrics?
'I told her all about how we been livin' a lie
And that they'd love to see us all go to prison or die
Like baby look at how they show us on the TV screen
But all she ever want me to do is unzip her jeans'
What ya'll think??
Lol Global Warming? It's about how people never listen to anything someone is telling them and will always go for what they want.In the songs case,it's sex. He's trying to tell her in the entire song that they depict african americans in a poor light and we should rise and overcome that, but all she can think about is sex. Once he gives in, he is basically saying that everyone is susceptible to what they want, not what they need. Getting lost in the moment instead of looking at the big picture.
The Beats dope but lyrically lost ones has a better performance from Cole...but it's still hot
Sounds a lot like 'Best friend' by 50.
Better than 99% of the singles rap artists put out these days... Massive fan of J. Cole looking forward to his album.
Oh and dont act like you 'hip-hop heads' aint never danced to 'Mo Money, Mo Problems' or 'Hey Ya'. They are as poppy as this.
He obviously simplified the verses...for the radio. still had a few nice lines though. Beat is ill, chorus is dope. We got a hit record on our hands.
Danjahandz track will be the lyrically dope and catchy hook from Trey Songz that will get Cole even more radio play.
There's really nothing to be disappointed about with this song. Lyrically extensive or not, It's STILL (Real) Hip-Hop and not some Hip-Pop/Pop-Hop/Pop-Rap MTV/Top 40 Bullsh*beep* that plagues the industry today.
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Cole is a MotherFucking Beast!!! And from the sound of it he probably made this beat as well.
My thoughts on the single.
Firstly, I may have been saying I liked the single more than I really did when the live version dropped. I don't know if that was a result of waiting for the track as long as we did, or I was grasping at anything I could to finally see this album's promo and release to be set in motion.
However, when the CDQ version dropped, I could hear that Cole had a legitimate hit in his hands. Hov said he and Cole had the one-two punch for this album. Well the first punch was just thrown, and it immediately connected.
Before I get in to the track however, let it be clear, that if you were expecting Cole to put out a 'Return of Simba-esque' track as a single to shut down the radio and push this album to commercial success, you need to get the fuck out. Seriously.
Many commented on the weak lyrics when the live version leaked. This I agree with, and despite a lot of the mistakes being cleared up with his higher quality leak, the lyrics are still shit. For a rapper praised to bring lyricism back in to rap, this track is embarrassing.
But the poor writing can be easily forgiven by the music itself - that infectious melody and that catchy hook is the reason why I've already amassed 16 plays on my iTunes.
I think this may be Cole's most layered and extensive beat to date. I'm finding it hard to articulate this point and really bring it home, but while the beat sounds 'simple', the depth in the music is so easy to hear (especially with headphones on). Whatever the instrument is from 3:30 onwards, I want more of it. Whoever produced this did a great job.
I think Cole was trying to put out a hit, and he has all the right ingredients for it in this song. If anyone still thinks he's putting out a modern day Illmatic, he's not. Hip hop heads, forgive this cut. Casual music fans (and girls), enjoy.
TBH, it irks me when I read blog comments of dumb ass Cole fans saying he should have put Return of Simba or Lost Ones out as a single. Cole is trying to hit it big in the mainstream and pave a path to stardom, not stay a internet mixtape rapper.
This song is great. If you don't hear that, sorry.
Well put, I especially agree with the headphones comment. I wasn't really feeling this coming out of my laptop speakers >connect sick headphones >beat sounds a lot better and I can dig it
i agree with everything, up until the part where you said he is not putting out a modern day illmatic...singles are supposed to attract people to buy the album..the album itself will contain the real shit, like lost ones and return of simba kind of stuff..in my opinion, friday night lights was the illmatic
My man, keep these detailed analyses coming; love to hear this sort of input. Much better than the usual "DOPE!!11!!"
Well fucking put dude, couldn't have said it any better myself
Ok on the real, most of the tracks on his mixtapes are more Substantial than all the Tracks he claimed made the final cut for his Debut Album.
yea real smooth, i could ride to this
Im not the biggest J Cole fan but some of you are retarded.
Its his 1st single!!! HeÃ¢â¬â¢s targeting the mainstream audience,not you lyrical nerds who analyze line by line.
i think it's pretty cool
not the best song in the world, but come on it's a single and it's really fresh to me
Oh no! here comes the anti-commercialists, who cringe at any radio beat regardless of rapper/content! it's like y'all fuckin allergic to that shit, smh
pretty good, not worth the hype tho
The Next best thing! watch he's space!
This shit real cool right here. I can dig it.
lmao @ all you expert hip hop heads. so nitpicky and critical. is the song that bad? nawww. is it so unbelievably dope?? nawww. is it Cole's best work? no. is it a good and listenable track to vibe to? yes. will Cole's album be dope? yes.
ya'll haters and dick riders need to quit gettin so heated.
thanks for playing.
Sample is dope, catchy... Hot Track, F*ck off haters
solid for a single. RADIO and PARTY song. ease up, haters. It will create BUZZ. Most people who hate this song are used to hearing Cole spit straight fire (Simba songs, Lost Ones). The average listener (and people who don't have sticks up their fucking asses) who isn't familiar with Cole will feel this track. Oh and you know god damn well Cole is going to bring fire on the album (Lost Ones is proof). The track was strictly made to create buzz and get radio and club play. He succeeded with it. Fuck off haters
i think Work Out is catchy. it'll get radio play. he's trying to get laid so he's hyping himself up on this joint. simple track but it's catchy and easy to vibe to. don't over think it. he'll have deep shit on his album.
Disgusting was a satirical joint. if u didn't get it then listen to it again if u have to.
its just that nothing about this shit is catchy.. the hook, then he doesn't say anything particularly special in the verse. sounds more like disgusting.. idk
amen to that, im glad im not the only one who realizes this.
I really wish return of simba woulda been the single with the video. . That woulda been monster
This nigga is lacking energy, i feel nothing when i hear it. weak sauce
Ladies and Gents the single is supposed to be something like this. It was probably compromised because of the audience. Its a commercial Track. I will gurantee the album wono't be like this. .
haters need to shut up and go back to listening to soulja boy and lil wayne if you dont like this.
yea well with this j cole sound he seems to be going for the same soulja boy lil wayne audience. Fuck this shit.
its ight not a big j cole fan yet. Butmabe one day. Still on drakes, waynes, dre, jayz, games,kanyes dick. Dnt know bout em?? Fallin off
Stop hatin damn
Chill song, follow me hipsterspleadthesaksandfifth.tumblr.com
kinda has the regulaters sound, sounds like warren g should be featured
i like it
damn this better not be on the album. 2 stars.
He's A Gr8 Rapper... But This ShyT Is Fucked Up
I love the record..alot of ppl aint feelin it cuz its different but thats the main reason why im lovin it. u gotta think of it in the creative sence, he came wit the witty lyrics once again,delivered a fresh hook singin HIMSELF, n he sampled a classic kanye hit. cole is still workin progrees,a new artist n i dont see drake,wiz,big sean, or any new nigga doin something this creative..he took a chance wit something different n thats somthn kanye,eminem,50 hav done n gotten away with.why cn he? im feelin this. its good enuf for the radio,club n the streets *DIEHEARTFAN
Track is creative 5/5...def a summer party jam
J COLE LEAVE THIS FUCKING LABEL THE CAMEL WILL NEVER GIVE YOU A RELEASE DATE SINCE 09 YOU HAVE BEEN SIGNED TO THIS SHIT WHO DAT WAS YOUR ONLY SINGLE AND 2 mixtapes fuck GAY-Z
You're an idiot...bossme you said it perfectly
Bro! Jay is giving Cole the leeway a lot of artist don't get, to really take time to create a masterpiece...any other label would have gave Cole a 2 month deadline, and i gurantee the album wouldn't have been as good as it's going to be, given that he's had about 2 years to work on it
Stop doubting him. The man has endless skills. Some may not like the single but he had to do something thats gon get some radio spins. ITs not like he on some pop sh*t. 5/5
I like the Zapp & Roger sample. Sounds like Cole was having fun on this one more than anything. It's cool. On to the next.
Man, I hate J. Cole's drums. I like the song though. 3,5/5
dont like it at all
You just picked the wrong song as a single Cole. This has 0 lyrics compared to any other song. Dont put this in the album please, invent an exuse and change it. No one will complain
Damn this is dope. This maybe be my summer jam. 5 stars.
Damn this is dope. This maybe be my summer jam.
why every rapper tryna be a singer now? I mean i love the ladies too but you aint gotta be a rnb dude to get.. rappers should be rappers and RNB singers should be RNB singers. If you can sing and rap do both, but if you suck at one do the other. peace
Drake does it very well. But, I do agree that most, if not all, need to stop.
YOU ARE WRONG :)
eminem sings all the time on his tracks,
'i said im sorry mommma, i never ment to hurt youuuuu etc' and he had a horrible singing voice but the tracks were still sik
this is an ill radio single, the rest of the album is guna be just as sik as this if not better
would of bin 4/5 if the rhymes wer abit better, and woulda bin a 5/5 if he didnt sing AS MUCH :)
sorta reminds me of 50 cents annoying sing song style.
Not his best,a 4
man nobody riding to this shit damn
shit far from hot
Nice how he sampled it, thank you sample gods! Cole World!
Its crazy how people will do mental gymnastics to make themselves like a song they know in their heart isnt that good. You guys will not play this song again in a week and you know it. DENIAL
funny how people were saying he sampled "we dont care".. lying to people just so they sound like theyre in the inner circle or some shit. smh
Not his best, but still dope.
Different from Cole, but I'm liking it alot!
Different but dope
Not his usual super lupe lyrical ish but im still feeling it. this a track for the masses and ppl saying they dissapointed, the chances are you wont be able to get this out your head even if you want to.
HE TRYNA GET THAT GRAMMY!
my point exactly mike code take carter 3 for example whether you like wayne or not it would never have sold what it did without a song like lollipop, lollipop set up sonngs like a milli to do what they did. Cole's trying to gain new fans he doesnt wanna be overlooked by the masses - example nas, lyrically on another planet to 95% of mc's today but ask the average music fan about nas? they struggle
That's the point galway's making, that true J. Cole fans that listen to his music knows this isn't his best work but music fans who will here it on the radio first will like it more. I'm pretty sure we all heard this first on a site and no the radio and we all know music always sounds better in your car. I just hope you there's a difference between radio singles and album songs. This is a song for the radio, How High & Return of Simba aren't.
who cares who its for. if its not a good song who fucking cares what kind of song it is?
Anyone else find it ironic that someone is sampling Kanye?
Such a creative way to use that sample, catchy tuuuune! Love J. Cole man
im diggin it...reminds me of some old school shit
Not as good as his deep stuff but there aren't many (If any) out there that can make a track with no substance sound so good, he re-worked the sample brilliantly.
better than most radio shit, hope most of the album has the 'return of simba' vibe to it
3/5 for this track
funky! love it.
SO catchy. u guys gotta understand he has to make a radio single to make more fans...
COLE F**KING WORLD!!!
fuck y'all corny ass niggazz sittin home on yo computers bumping underground music all the fucking time. Go out, get a life, learn to enjoy different types of music, then come and listen to this shit again.
This shit goes hard
nasty nas bitches
fuck this shit dododododo
cole world! just so nice.
its the single, need to grab the masses, 5
J Cole is the most overrated rapper since Soulja Boy, hes been making the same song for years and when he makes something different (like this) its utter trash
is not all rappers the same. j cole is a beast. whats sad is we still looking at nas, krs 1, jay, still lookign at pac big to give us real music
The start of his first verse was awful and I was dreading the rest but it got a lot better, very good.
It's not bad, didn't expect him to sample that Kanye song. Hope it does well in the charts, for his sake. The rest of the album better have some real rhymes though.
I mean this single is corny but kinda cool and catchy but the original workout plan was corny too and people still call kanyes college dropout a classic....this is just ONE song calm down people
wtf why cant anybody just appreciate good music ?? so much garbage and then there is quality like this and people shit on it cause people are shit
Lets pray to the rap gods that j. cole finally releases his album (and jay electronica's too)
im a huge j cole fan, and I know he tryah switch shit up... but this is pretty wack was expecting more for cole
You gotta be kidding me with this shit. How can you guys say this shit is even worthy of listening to? Rookie ass rhymes, nothing ill about it son. & we waited for the Kanye sample to hear this? Wow. Who Dat is better than this. I know this is his commercial shit, but he can do waaaay better than this. I'm a big Cole fan but I am disappointed, big time. I really hope dude don't flop. If he flops, all his mixtapes & hype is down the drain, then all we have for hope is Jay Electronica. Disgusting, How High & this shit are wack.
Aight, Cole is officially startin to suck! That flow is becomin a Wayne Drake rip off, thr fuck happend to the kid spittin nuttin but fire slayin tracks?
Did u not hear his recently leaked songs like lost ones, return of simba, how high, and killers? the only wack song he had recently was disgusting..this track is cool for a first single for the radio.. got that 90s commercial vibe lol
Eh, This is alright, I dig Cole but this is average.
. C . O . L . E . W . O . R . D .
dont hate or love it...
but wasnt to crazy bout the kanye
song ethier, still lookin 4wrd to the album
J Cole, Drake, Big Sean, Wiz, and Lil B all the leaders of the new school are wack. You young dudes have some wack representers.
J. Cole (nevermind this track tho), Jay Electronica (an older head thats a new comer), blu, kendrick lamar, freddie gibbs, fashawn, ab-soul, nitty scott mc (new upcoming female mc), skyzoo (even tho he been around for a minute now), fortilive and king mez.....the newer & young cats are doing just fine. U sleeping!
Forreal, take j. cole out of there. U probably didnt listen to the come up, the warm up, FNL or his verse on reflection eternal's song Just begun if u think hes completely wack smh....but cant lie, this single aint that good....STILL, lets wait for the album before we declare cole as a good artist turned shit
i don't know any of those dudes well but i do know them well enough to know that j cole should be separated from the others you listed and also lil b is separated but in a bad way and i like big sean he's nice with the word play n flow but the voice be gettin robocop like drake
OMG no he didnt
yall know this a kanye sample right this shit is retarded
hard to hate on music this good
cole world real shit. Better than anything on the radio now a days.
This is a Banger! oh my god i played it like 9 times!
Man YElawolf, J.cole, Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T are the best!!!
Ya'll expect too much of this man...this is a feel good, fun SUMMER song. Perfect timing for this song IMO. Chicks gon' dig it, and the fellas can get down to this too.
and STOP with the sellout BS.
Who dat >
dick riders vs. haters.... lets the war begin..
The truth though? J.cole is not nearly as bad as you claim he is... nor is he nearly as good as you say he is.
4 stars? 5 stars?????? denial is a powerful thing.... smh
I think you guys want him to be the savior of hip hop so bad that you're even willing to lie to make it more believable. The truth always comes to light though. I like cole though. Best of luck to him.
How the hell can any genuine J. Cole fan give this a 5? It's not garbage but it ain't nothing J.Cole should put out for a single, and I trust he won't. Props on the beat and that's pretty much it. Come on people this is a 3.5 at best
Agree, although both r decent. It's just we know the countless gems being slept on.
Bet a blunt this won't be on the album
J. Cole is the best rapper out right now !!! Period!! Not of all time , just right now
man...this kid http://www.youtube.com/user/wbivan?feature=mhee
reminds me of j cole...
chek him out yall
YALL SLEEPIN ON THIS wORD IS BOND
camden NJ what up world
It's dope. Nothing crazy, a tad Popish but not too much.. I Dig it!! No homo..Man I can't get enough of J.Cole's music, the beats, the ryhmes, can't explain it..
lol im feelin this!! this is like one of pacs fun songs he did...and he didnt sell out with this single just some fun shit i thought he was guna be autotuning on this lmao
THIS SINGLE IS FIRE
J. cole a monster, killin on shit like this too!
This song is dope. The album is going to be sick.
its catchy doe, type to get stuck in ur head
Not great, but I can tell this is gonna get unnecessary hate. It's pretty decent, and is for sure gonna be a hit.
atleat he aint fully cop out like wiz khalifa n the rest of the industry.. not his greatest thats for sure but aint bad ill give it a 3/5
Whoever thinks this is wack, is wack. Easy 5. What a sample.
this will get him the exposure he needs. he's on the verge of blowing up
I agree with people that I would have expected Cole to go a different route for his first single, but I still have this song playing on repeat.
Not feeling this. Forced radio hit and he sounds weird in it at that. I'm a fan of J. Cole just now this song. I didn't like "Who Dat" either. I think they are pushing the wrong songs for his singles.
Why are you guys pretending this isn't garbage?
hah, true..i seen this fucked face bitch hatin on other great songs..fuck outta here son
Because it isn't "Angel". Just because you have shitty taste doesn't mean we do too.
Cole doin big thangs!!!!! This song will get him even more pussy. This nigga knows what he's doing. U gotta please the big wig execs but this is dope for errbody.
I fux with this. hot joint for summer clubbin'
T-Rance LaTray APPROVED !!!!!!! Cole World !!!!!!!!
cole nooooooo..... id rather a coming home type single ... but hopefully back to the drawing board for the single ... and as big a cole fan i am im not voting because i really dont wanna tell the truth about it but nooooo....
I'm ready for the album. "It's like they only hear what the single is/and single that out/to be the meaning of what he's about/ HOV. Cole album is gonna be a classic. Mark my words. U gotta feed radio lukewarm shit to give the masses that 4 alarm blaze shit Cole is known for.
like the sound JCole is experimenting with
nice....now im ready for the hardcore singles...no more r n b bullshit Cole
Damn, this will probably peak at 80 on Hot 100 then fall off.
Cole made a raido single, but I don't know if it'll do that well or not. I remember when we heard his Coming Home demo, maybe he should've went that route, but we'll see what happens. I personally like the song, it'll grow on you the more you listen to it, it's far from a classic though
This is a banger, always on point with the beat and samples are crazy. Did a damn good job, needs this to hit radios and thats exactly what this kind of song will do.
shit is dope
aite single so no panic,album will sound different though
how many times you gonna say that shit.
Beat and hook are dope. Verses coulda been better but this track is is good.
nice trtack but ... not a single ... how high couldve been a single maybe
Catchy as hell
This is the kind of song that the more you play it..the more you really begin to appreciate it. I'll admit it wasnt what i expected at first but i really feel it now. ANd of course this is just so it hits mainstream and all that radio play. Real Cole fans know that the Real album is gonna have all those concepts and lyrics we all have come to expect from him..which is of course the reason why we all like his music.
this shit is ass lol. this sample is terrible wtf.
i get what ur saying not what i expected either but who gives a fuck about the single the album is where its at... i think the song will catch on though
You're ass...Zach your brain is obviously the size of a peanut(but just the shell cuz the inside of your brain is hallow)Stop thinking about yourself all the time. He needs to get airplay and be as much mainstream as possible so that his name becomes a household name, this is a VERY CATCHY song which will attract attention of others who havent heard of him..therefore his album will sell what it deserves. Support the movement and quit bitching/hating.
It was ok Return of Simba should have been the single
This ain't for us honestly. Return of Simba would just go over everybody's head. Plus you can't release a song without a hook nowadays.
I agree...return is wayyy better
relax there young simba lol you taking this too serioous lol
What? Return of Simba isn't single worthy. It won't even be on his album. It's a great jam but it's just the third part of the Simba trilogy that was made to hold fans over. Work Out is a radio friendly hit. A good quality radio hit at that. It's not corny like Wiz Khalifa's Roll Up and other radio rap these days. This is a straight banger. Be satisfied that Cole made a radio friendly hit that's of good quality like the radio rap was in the 90s.
this is straight banginnn
this is fucken dope....and the first catchy j. cole song hes made. no idea why any of his songs havent caught on yet
It's like I cant get enough of Cole's music. If his album sells like a Eminem or Wayne album put together I won't be suprised.
Not what i expected but good none the less
smh i see the hatin below me this is for the mainstream hes proven that he can rap wit the best of em cut it out...its only fittin the single gets cleared on the annyversary of the warm up
I can see this working the end with the Straight up shit I could do without.
I see the game plan Cole. I'm With U. Cole World
this guy is over-rated, rookie ass rhymes
Fukkin' trolls man...click on a link knowing before they even hear the song they automatically gonna hate.
lol, deepthroating the mic? Sounds to me like y'all are deepthroating J. Cole's balls, haha
fucking wigger look at your picture you look like you are deep throating that mic homo ass wigger
hey bitch that shit is pretty good this is a single u stupid fuck every rapper dropped a single for the clubs and ladies wait till the album drop ,till then go fuck your self in the closet then come out faggot
This is meant to be a fun radio hit/club banger/song for the ladies. It's not supposed to have amazing rhymes like Simba, Return of Simba, etc...
It's a catchy radio hit for the ladies a la How Do U Want It by Pac and One More Chance Remix by Biggie. Fuck off. Cole World.
HAHAHA! CHOSE ONE?! look at his first verse...
She like them bar with the big old chains
Ride around town in the big old Range
I knew her when I riding big old chains
Now the little nigga doing big old things
Would you look at that, I came back for her
Just to give it to her, like you asked for it
Man that thing in them jeans too fat for her
It rebounds so I caught it off the backboard
I told her, baby girl come here
Know I run the town even when I aint from there
And I brag hardly but just to show up at this party I made
What your nigga make in one year, thats unfair but
So is life, take a chance roll a dice
Money canÃ¢â¬â¢t buy you love cause itÃ¢â¬â¢s over priced
DonÃ¢â¬â¢t overthink just hope itÃ¢â¬â¢s right
IÃ¢â¬â¢m only here for the night
TAKE A SECOND TO JUST READ THROUGH THAT VERSE. THE ONLY DECENTLY GOOD RHYME IN THERE WAS THE LOVE IS OVERPRICED LINE. I WROTE BETTER RAPS THAN THIS WHEN I STARTED RAPPING
your fucken terrible. cant believe your talkin shit to the fucken chosen one. get the fuck off this site
check out this cat "Ca$h Flow", the song Fresh N Fly, sick!