J. Cole has been making his own beats since the beginning of his career. Somewhere along the way, he started exporting his beatmaking operation and selling beats to other major artists.
Although Cole’s artistic merit has at times been the subject of intense debate, his production chops tend to get overlooked. Many people know that he produced Kendrick Lamar’s soulful, timeless “Hiiipower.” In this video, we spotlight five other noteworthy beats he made from 2011 to 2015 for Wale, DJ Khaled, Fabolous, Ab-Soul, & Pusha T.
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