Watch: J. Cole Revisits His Queens Crib In MTV’s ‘Life & Rhymes’

Started from the bottom, now he’s here. Jermaine Cole, whose sophomore album Born Sinner struck gold after its release this past summer, returns to his Queens roots to kick off the return of MTV’s “Life & Rhymes.” Here, Cole salutes his landlord Mohammed for letting him rack up the rent only to pay him back in full once he inked his label deal. The Fayetteville-bred MC also breaks down the lyrics to his TLC-assisted single “Crooked Smile.” Watch him revisit his old QB crib above.

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