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J. Cole: Five Reasons He Doesn't Suck

How many rappers are there with multiple number-ones and college degrees? How many rappers stay pure amid the media circus, refusing to change who they are physically or morally? How many rappers are immediately embraced by the biggest names in the industry while spitting cold, hard truths?

On second thought, maybe we should call them Cole hard truths, because J. Cole must be the only man who fits this lofty description. He may be a Born Sinner. But today, he's nothing less than winning, and here's why you can't miss his What Dreams May Come tour with Wale when it kicks off at Miami's James L. Knight Center on September 10.

See also:

-Five Reasons Today's Rappers Are Fakes

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.