J. Cole Makes Debut In Basketball Africa League

Rapper J. Cole, who dropped his latest album The Off-Season last Friday, also made his debut in the Basketball Africa League (BAL) last weekend.

According to ESPN, Cole made his debut with the Patriots Basketball Club on Sunday. Cole finished with three points, three rebounds and two assists for the Patriots, who are based in Kigali, Rwanda. Cole scored his first points after coming off the bench with less than a minute left in the first quarter.

The Patriots won the match against Rivers Hoopers Basketball Club, 83-60.

Cole was a basketball player in high school and played briefly for St. John’s as a walk-on. Sunday’s game was the first game in the BAL, which is a joint effort between the NBA and FIBA.

Meanwhile, Cole dropped his latest album The Off-Season on Friday, May 14. The album is a follow-up to the rapper’s 2018 record KOD, as well as his 2019 Dreamville compilation Revenge of The Dreamers III.

In December 2020, J. Cole had teased three upcoming albums, with The Off-Season being the first. The following albums will be titled It’s a Boy and The Fall-Off.

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