J. Cole Releases New Mixtape, Announces Dreamville Label
Posted by Joseph Lee on 01.29.2014
That's one way to celebrate your birthday...
J. Cole celebrated his 29th birthday yesterday by announcing the launch of his new label Dreamville, which is a partner of Interscope Records.
He said: "This shit started back in 07' summertime. Muhammad crib. (Check the logo on the back of the come up.) Dreamville partnered with Interscope Records (RIP Pac!). Congrats to the Dreamville staff, the movement. This is only the beginning. Enjoy the tape!"
The tape he is referring to is a new mixtape called The Revenge of the Dreamers. It's an 11-track set featuring Dreamville artists and friends like KQuick, Bas and Omen.
On the same night, Cole held a "What Dreams May Come" concert in New York City. Jay Z made a surprise appearance to perform "P.S.A. (Public Service Announcement)" and "FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt".
He then gave Cole his Roc-A-Fella chain and said: "That on your neck is my original Roc chain, and it's yours."
Cole then performed "Forbidden Fruit" and was joined by Kendrick Lamar, performing songs from Good Kid, MAAD City, including "m.A.A.d city" and "Beackseat Freestyle."
He said, according to Missinfo.tv: "I just want people to know how much of an inspiring artist this man is to me. He's one of the first people who welcomed me with open arms. This ain't no rap friendship or nothing. He taught me just to laugh."