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J. Cole2014 Forest Hills Drive

The album name is derived from the address of J. Cole’s actual childhood home in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The project is a meditation on the value of love relative to worldly success. F#!& Money, Spread Love.

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CozzCozz & Effect

Dreamville / Interscope are proud to announce the debut project from the label’s second signee, Cozz, a fiercely engaging 20 year old rapper from South Central, Los Angeles. The 12-track project features guest appearances from label head J. Cole, Enimal, Free Ackrite and labelmate Bas.

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BasLast Winter

Last Winter is the debut studio project from Bas and was released on April 29, 2014 by Dreamville Records and Interscope Records. According to the Bas, Last Winter is “a conceptual project about hoping to break away from tough times.” It includes features from J. Cole, K-Quick, and Mack Wilds.

Music Video

Cozz - Knock tha Hustle

From Lower Manhattan to Harlem, Cozz walks us through “Knock Tha Hustle (Remix)” and the streets of New York. From the hallways of housing project buildings to train stations, and even the legendary Apollo theater, where J. Cole joins him, the rising Dreamville

Music Video

J. Cole - G.O.M.D.

Off of his powerful album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, Cole unveils his latest visual for  “G.O.M.D”. The video for the touches upon a rather dark time in American history, as  Cole portrays a slave who ultimately sparks a rebellion.

Interview

J. Cole sits with Tavis Smiley on PBS

J. Cole recently stopped by PBS for a one-on-one sitdown with Tavis Smiley. The full interview airs on March 17th (check your local listings). Special thanks to Tavis Smiley and his team for a great interview. Keep the Faith.

Event

Dreamville @ OVOFest

The Forest Hills Drive Tour, which includes J. Cole, Big Sean, YG, Jeremih, Bas, Cozz and Omen will be coming to Toronto for the 6th Annual OVO Fest. The three-day festival will take place on August 1 through August 3

Announcement

Vote for Bas and Cozz for the 2015 XXL Freshmen Cover

After much debate, XXL’s selection of artist’s for the XXL Freshmen 2015 Class is almost a wrap. Now, it’s time for the fans to vote for who you want to see snag a spot on the front cover. The artist

Tour

Forest Hills Drive Tour

The real is back. J. Cole is bringing his “Forest Hills Drive Tour” to a city near you. Get your tickets now! Click HERE

Announcement

Dreamville SXSW Takeover

Dreamville is heading to Austin to headline the 7th Annual SXSW Takeover. Presented by New Era, the Dreamville Takeover will take place on Saturday, March 21st at ACL Live at The Moody Theater. J. Cole will be joined by label

Announcement

2014 FOREST HILLS DRIVE VINYL In Stores Now

J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive is now available on vinyl. All you collectors out there can cop your vinyl at your local Urban Outfitters or purchase online HERE

Press

Bas Breaks Down His Verse with Power

Bas breaks down his exclusive freestyle, telling the story behind his words and how NYC influences his music.

Event

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Bas

Red Bull Sound Select Presents is a series of live music showcases that highlight some of the citys most exciting emerging artists. Dreamville’s own, Bas will be hosting the Toronto showcase. Join us at Revival on March 26, 2015 for

Announcement

Go on Tour with Adobe & Dreamville

Adobe and Dreamville have teamed up to find talented students for two opportunities on the Forest Hills Drive Tour this spring. Join the Tour, Tell Dreamville’s story. Learn how at behance.net

Interview

Bas stops by Power 106

Bas stopped by the Power 106 #LIFTOFF with Justin Credible, and chopped it up about working with J.Cole, the start of his music career, and more.

Interview

J. Cole joins The combat Jack Show

J. Cole details the inspiration behind ‘2014 Forest Hills Drive’, his battle with expectations, wanting to sign Kendrick Lamar when they first met and more. Special Thanks to Felton for setting this one up.

Music Video

Cozz – I'm The Man

Cozz teams up with director Alex2Tone for his latest LA inspired video, “I’m the Man”. Cozz’s debut album Cozz & Effect is available now for purchase on iTunes.

Tracks

Mani Coolin' Feat. Cozz – "Free My Mind"

Mani Coolin’ links up with fellow West Coast MC and Dreamville signee Cozz for “Free My Mind”. The two rappers coast over the hazy backdrop, mixing hopes and dreams of fame with a sobering reality that Cozz sums up well:

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LA Leakers: The 2015 Draft Picks Mixtape

It’s that time, The 2015 Draft Picks are here! 21 exclusive records brought to you by the L.A. Leakers. This year’s picks of artists to keep on your radar.

Interview

J. Cole & Dale Jr. cover ESPN the Magazine

Before they even met, J. Cole and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were linked by a single lyric. ESPN gets the perfect strangers together for an interview. Check out the full story in ESPN The Magazine’s Feb. 2 Music Issue on ESPN.com

Interview

J. Cole x Funkmaster Flex

J. Cole calls up Funk Flex at Hot 97 to discuss Nascar, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Dreamville artists Bas, Cozz and Omen, social media, whips and more.