J. Cole to embark on college tour

J Cole
J Cole
Roc Nation/Columbia Records rapper and North Carolina native, J.Cole, has hit the road with a collection of college tour dates, which began on March 19th in Winston-Salem, NC and concludes in Buffalo, NY on May 7. During his college dates, Cole also made a stop and made his mark at SXSW music festival in Austin, TX on March 17 and 18. On March 30th, J.Cole will perform at New York’s SOB’s for the sold out HOT 97 “Who’s Next Live” series.

Currently in the studio recording his debut album, J. Cole has been touted as an “Artist to Watch in 2010” by publications such as Spin, XXL, Entertainment Weekly and industry bible, Billboard Magazine. J. Cole first made waves as a guest rapper on “A Star is Born” from JAY-Z’s platinum selling album, Blueprint 3, and currently graces the cover of The Source and XXL’s “10 Freshmen for ‘10” issue.

Date Event City

March 30th HOT 97 “Who’s Next Live” New York, NY

April 1 Hampton University Hampton, VA

April 2 Club 534 (VCU Student Org) Richmond, VA

April 8 Private Location Washington, DC

April 9 University of South Florida Tampa, FL

April 10 Private Location Farmville, VA

April 16 Earth Music Hall Athens, GA

April 17 Vassar College (afternoon show) Poughkeepsie, NY

April 17 Adelphi University (evening show) Garden City, NY

April 20 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ

April 22 Private Location Cincinnati, OH

April 23 St. John’s University Queens, NY

April 29 Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT

April 30 Private Location New Brunswick, NJ

May 7 Buffalo State University Buffalo, NY

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