Cole played for the Patriots Basketball Club, Rwanda
American rapper J.Cole made his debut on the court for the Basketball Africa League this weekend.
Cole scored his first points for the Patriots Basketball Club in Rwanda; he signed with the team last week. Cole played basketball in high school and was a walk-on at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, before turning his focus to music, according to ESPN.
— Basketball Africa League (@theBAL) May 16, 2021
J.Cole dropped his new album, Off-Season, last week which features 12 songs and 4 collaborations. 21 Savage, Lil Baby, 6lack and Bas are some of the rappers that feature on his latest album.
Additionally, before his first game, he spoke about basketball and music in a YouTube short documentary called “Applying Pressure: The off-season Documentary” detailing how he uses the same approach to music as he does basketball.
His new album is available to stream on all digital platforms.