J. Cole will play one other season of professional basketball, this time in Canada. The Canadian Elite Basketball League tweeted Thursday evening (Could 19) that the 37-year-old rapper will be a part of the Scarborough Capturing Stars within the coming season as a guard. The season begins Could 25.
Cole, whose full identify is Jermaine Cole, performed with the Rwanda Patriots within the Basketball Africa League in 2021. He additionally performed basketball in highschool in North Carolina. The Capturing Stars are a part of the CEBL’s enlargement into Toronto, marking the league’s eighth franchise. One in all franchise house owners is Nicholas “Niko” Carinoone of many founders of Drake’s OVO model.
Cole received a Grammy in 2020 for Finest Rap Track (“A Lot” by 21 Savage that includes J. Cole) and has a number of BET Hip Hop Awards to his identify. He additionally has six platinum albums and produced songs for artists like Kendrick Lamar, Janet Jackson and Younger Thug. his final album, The Off Seasongot here out a 12 months in the past.
Cole’s Dreamville teamed up with dj drama to unveil a brand new mixtape final month, D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape. The comply with as much as 2019’s Revenge of the Dreamers IIIoptions appearances by Ari Lennox, JID, Bas, EarthGang, Cozz, Gold Mouf and Omen.
Earlier this month, Cole confirmed like to one in every of his largest supporters by attending her faculty commencement, 9 years after he attended her highschool commencement in 2015 and 11 after he first wished her a cheerful birthday. When Cierra Bosarge-Fussell graduated from Rowan College, Cole was there once more, smiling subsequent to her on her huge day. “That is for all of the followers that waited, the b—- n—-s that hated, previous hoes we dated, look mama, we made it,” she captioned the snaps, referencing J. Cole’s 2011 hit, “No one’s Excellent. ”
Take a look at the b-ball announcement beneath.
— CEBL (@CEBLeague) Could 20, 2022