J. Cole sat down for a lengthy 90-minute interview with Angie Martinez at Salaam Remi's house in Miami during Rolling Loud 2018. The superstar discussed a number of topics such as social media, "KiLL Edward," being a role model and more. In the beginning, while Martinez was discussing the records he broke, Cole jokingly said that Drake texted him "I hate you."
One of the highlights of the interview was when Cole discussed Kanye West. If you remember, Charlamagne tha God shared that Kanye believes J. Cole was dissing him on his "False Prophets" record from 2016. Yeezy, a few weeks later, tweeted a screenshot while he was on the phone with the J. Cole. Cole, however, didn't like the fact that Kanye shared that they had a private conversation.
"Nah, he called me, but I would've never posted that or tell him to post that," he says. "That made me feel a certain type of way. I told him that. He apologized, for the record. I told him that it felt like you just used my name in that very quick conversation for social media and to keep your thing going or whatever you were doing. It felt like it wasn't sincere because of that."
Cole also confirmed that "False Prophets" applies to the hitmaker. "First of all, [I'm] just a fan," he explains. "Really, I don't know you. I'm just like a dude that was a fan back in the day, and when I'm writing 'False Prophets,' which that song wasn't about him. There's one verse that applies to him for sure, but if you listen to that song, that song is about what this shit is exposing. What I gotta check myself about. And I check myself on that song as well...We're worshipping celebrities....
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