In part of Elliott Wilson's CRWN interview with J. Cole, the NC rapper talks about how he isn't out to try and "top" his debut album or mixtape releases. The Roc Nation rapper explains how he knows his music captures moments in time and resonates with people in a way where his only goal is create "new classics." During the intimate chat, Cole also breaks down his experiences with Jay-Z's catalog and relates it to his own. Watch part 1 above.
"I'm not trying to top Warm Up and Friday Night Lights because I could never recreate that moment for the people that were attached to it," Cole said. "And I'm one of them, but I'm going to make new classics and new legendary shit."