Best J. Cole Songs of All Time!

#25. Love Yourz – This song has my favorite “message” of any hip hop song ever! “You won’t be happy untill you love yourz” might sound like a simple concept, but it’s astonishing just how many people in 2017 still can’t comprehend it. A new life (new cars, women, clothes, etc.) wont make you happy. Embracing your current situation and loving “that” is the first step to your own personal happiness. 50 years ago people used to stay use terms like “the grass isn’t greener on the other side”, nowadays “Love Yourz” carries on this same sentiment…

#24. Deja Vu – I can really relate to the story Cole is telling in this song. The feelings that Cole describes in this song are same exact feelings that I felt when I first met my current girlfriend. Saying that i feel in love within 5 minutes isn’t something that is necessarily a “popular” thing to say, but sense when have I ever cared about whats popular? I’m a “simp”, get over it…

#23. Wet Dreamz – I love the instrumental on this track! J. Cole’s cringe inducing story is something we can all relate to in one way or another. It’s not a song I would necessarily listen to in my free time, but i can appreciate a well crafted story when I hear one and that’s exactly what this song is…

#22. G.O.M.D – The “African tribe” inspired chanting instrumental steal’s the “show” for me on this song!… When Andre 3000 said “who want’s to f#ck with Hollywood Cole?” in that classic 1998 Outkast song “Spottieottiedopaliscious”, J. Cole really “ran with” that sh*t. It’s such a random thing for 3 Stacks to say, so I can see why Cole might of perceived it as “divine intervention” or something. Either way this a very dope track from “Hollywood Cole”…

#21. She Knows ft. Amber Coffman and Cults – What is up with J. Cole constantly telling people in his songs that Martin Luther King had an affair? I honestly didn’t even know anything about that before i started listening to Cole, but now it’s one of the primary things I think about. “Money, cash, hoes”, and Martin Luther King having an affair… This is my life now…

#20. Apparently – I honestly can’t think of a more “tone deaf” hip hop hit… You could say that Biz Markie’s  “Just a Friend” singing was just as bad, and I would agree with that. Past that, nothing immediately comes to mind…

#19. Rise and Shine – “There’s a n*gga right now somewhere, he at the table with a bowl of Apple Jacks, and he’s reading the back of the cereal, and in between eating the Apple Jacks he’s writing some shit, and he wants my spot I’mma find him though, I’mma sign him.
I don’t want no problems”…
Jay-Z is definitely a man of his word

#18. everybody dies – This song is “criminally” short. Cole talks for what seems like at least a half minute and then he proceeds to start rapping for the last 2 minutes and change. The song is great for what it is, but what it is a short rap song…

#17. Mr. Nice Watch ft. Jay-Z – For anyone who’s curious about where the “ugh nice watch” part comes from… Check out the Jay-Z song “A Million and One Questions”. It’s a quote from the Dj Premier remix. Cole is truly a “hip hop head”. There are so many hip hop references “threaded” throughout his stuff if your “in the know”, and listen carefully enogh…

#16. Workout – The song that “Let Nas Down”… Personally I don’t think that this song is bad. I completely understand why Nas wouldn’t “dig” this song that much though… This song represent’s Cole’s first “big hit” of his career, thus this is why it is as high on this list as it is…

#15. Nobody’s Perfect ft. Missy Elliott – I love it when legends from two different generations decide to do a “collab” together. Missy Elliott went from being overrated in the early 2000’s to being super underrated by the time this record was released. She doesn’t rap, but she really doesn’t need to. Cole has enough “barz” for the both of them in this extremely underrated track…

#14. Kenny Lofton ft. Young Jeezy – Don’t you hate it when there is an unnecessary “feature” on a song from one of your favorite artists? This sh*t happens way too often! You remember Kendrick Lamar’s song “Cartoons and Cereal”? Can someone please explain to me why Gunplay was on that joint! Anyone???…

#13. No Role Modelz – The alarm sound in the background of this song is annoying as hell!!!… Besides that this song is great…

#12. January 28th – “You ain’t the god, hiphopwontstop.blog is the god”… On a related topic … 90% of these “hip hop Facebook pages” are total hacks! They repost other peoples work until they build up a decent following then they start charging money for people post on their pages. I’m pretty sure that’s the dictionary definition of  what a “f#ck boy” is…. And these are the same people claiming “real hip hop”? Yeah right…

#11. Who Dat – Cole’s debut album wasn’t his best album by any means (maybe his worst), but you cant tell me that it wasn’t quality! It seems like almost half this list came from that first project…

#10. Lost Ones – Can you believe that neither of my parents follow me on Facebook? It’s probably a good thing in this situation though… Like a lot people out there this happened to me a few years back. It’s not really something I want to highlight, but when you have to comment on a song about abortion it would  be kinda of hard for me not to tie it back to your own life and experiences… A classic Cole song that is worthy of its “top 10” spot…

#09. Fire Squad – Do you remember all of the controversy surrounding this track when it came out? All because Cole mentioned Eminem’s name in an unflattering manner? I’ll cosign with what J. Cole said on this track. “White people” have been “biting” the “black sound” for nearly a century now. That doesn’t mean that Eminem isn’t a “great” artist though. Check out this link if you don’t believe me.  https://hiphopwontstop.blog/2017/06/11/25-best-eminem-songs-of-all-time/ …

#08. Miss America – Barzzzz! Jermaine is on his absolute grizzly throughout this entire joint! This song the reason why you should always check out the bonus tracks of an album. You never know what “gems” you might be missing out on…

#07. Too Deep For the Intro – If you don’t actively listen to mixtapes, tracks like this are a shinning example of what your missing out on… “Friday Night Lights” is classic. Probably Cole’s best project thus far IMO…

#06. False Prophets – A respectful “diss track”? I honestly didn’t even know that was possible before I heard this song, but that’s exactly what this is…

#05. Power Trip – A song for women to apply their mascara too… Moving on…

#04. Blow up – This is my favorite J. Cole song of all time! So why wasn’t this song put higher, like number 1? With “barz” like “Gary Coleman just died, life is short…” You can see the type of dilemma I was facing… Still a dope track though…

#03. A Tale of 2 Citiez – A song with one of the most “iconic” instrumentals from this generation had to be put fairly high on this list, correct?… Alright cool, I’m glad we could agree on this songs overall placement. You would be amazed with how many people fight me on these lists. I’m just like “bro you know I got an actual job and life and everything“, and their just like “but why was Gold Digger not on the Kanye list” and I’m just like “because I got actual taste broski” and it just goes on and on like this, but yeah I’m sure you get the point…

#02. Crooked Smile ft. TLC – Is this supposed to be the same TLC group from the late 90’s/early 00’s? To be honest with you, this vocal performance is so “generic” sounding that you could tell me that just about any group was featured on this song and I would probably believe you…

#01. Let Nas Down (remix) ft. Nas – If you don’t “feel something” when you hear this song… No homo… You don’t have a soul! For all the people who continuously stay under the impression that hip hop is dead and gone, rappers such as J. Cole continue to carry on tradition like the ones who paved the way like the rap legends before them. Hip hop is a living entity, and just like any living entity it has adapted over time for its on survival. I know a lot of “dinosaurs” out there who would disagree with that statement, but all I’m doing is laying down the facts. “Growth” is a painful and uncomfortable process that most people avoid to satisfy their own egos. If you haven’t liked a hip hop song since the early 2000’s it might by time to look in the mirror because J. Cole is straight fire bruh…


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