J. Cole Opens Up with HBO Special for “4 Your Eyez Only”
J. Cole has made his mark as a conscious, no-holds-barred rapper from North Carolina turned platinum-selling artist. The release of 4 Your Eyez Only let us see a side of Cole that embraced an assortment of artistic inspirations. The HBO documentary that is set to release on April 15 gives us visual access to the different places, sounds and people from which J. Cole pulls his inspiration. Some of these inspirations pulled from conversations held with black people in the midst of true black culture, in order to giving an inspiring homage to the people in his audience that he resonates with most. Through his album and the HBO documentary, his emphasis is on his ongoing attempt to listen. We see a side of an artist who has a lot to say participating as the listener in the conversation. Check your local listings to catch “4 Your Eyez Only” on HBO.