J. Cole Returns to His Hometown, Releases New Song

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Vibe | March 2, 2012 - 2:17 pm

Young Cole dropped off a new joint on his way home… literally.

New Music: J. Cole “Visionz of Home”

Carrying his hometown of Fayetteville on his back has payed off for J.Cole, who is being honored with his own holiday.

The accolade is part of Cole’s “Dreamville Weekend,” which kicked off on March 1st, and will include a slew of activities such as guest speaking engagements and a special concert.

The MC’s “Dollar and a Dream Show” will take place Saturday at  Charlotte’s the Fillmore. Concert goers will be benefitting a good cause by attending the show, as a portion of the proceeds will be given to the Cumberland Community Foundation.

J.Cole moved to New York after high school to pursue a music career. Attending St. John’s University on an academic scholarship, Cole juggled his education without losing site of his musical aspirations. –Jolie Sanchez