J. Cole, the emotional rapper who's not Drake, just bought the North Carolina home that his mother foreclosed on years ago, with the intention of transforming it into a "haven for single mothers," where every few years a new family will get to live in rent-free. "I want her kids to feel how I felt when we got to the house," he explained on the Combat Jack show.
As a child, Cole was shuffled around from army base to trailer park before his mother moved them in to the home. Right now, the details are unclear—ls this first come, first serve? Where is the online application? Is this actually the pilot for a reality television show?—but it's pretty clear that Jermaine Lamarr Cole is a good dude.
In celebration of J. Cole's "You get a car! You get a car!" moment, here's his newest music video, featuring his childhood home in Forest Hills. To quote Cole, whoever moves in will be all: "Finally got my own bedroom in this bitch."
The Amazing Way J. Cole Is Using His Childhood Home [The Urban Daily]