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J Cole Is Beneath Drake & Kendrick Lamar According To Charlamagne

PHOTO CREDIT: TIME MAGAZINE

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PHOTO CREDIT: TIME MAGAZINE

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and J Cole have all been on the mind of the outspoken hip hop personality Charlamagne recently.

Drizzy is expected to drop his “Certified Lover Boy” album at the start of the new year, while J Cole recently told his fans that “The Fall Off” most likely could be his last album ever.

The project was expected at the end of 2020, but it seems J Cole needs to do a few things before dropping the album. One rapper who has been quite for the year music wise has been Kendrick Lamar. He did make an appearance on Busta Rhymes latest album on a cut that sampled Michael Jackson as a youth during his days in the Jackson Five.

Charlamagne is once again giving his thoughts on these three men who have led the rap world in recent years. The Breakfast Club host claims J. Cole is not on the same level as Drake and Kendrick Lamar. In fact, he doesn’t even put Drake on the same level as Kendrick, but that’s beyond the point. The comment that is getting the most attention is the one about Cole not being on the same level as those two.

Suggesting that Drake and Kendrick are two of the greatest of all-time, and speaking about Big Sean’s place in history, Charlamagne continued by saying this about J. Cole:

“[Big Sean] just happens to be in an era where some would say the greatest of all-time is, right? You would have to put Drake and Kendrick [Lamar] in the greatest of all-time combo, right? When you play in that era, when you come out in that class with GOATs of that caliber, and even [J.] Cole. Cole got rings but– I don’t put him on the level of Drake and Kendrick. I don’t even put Drake on the level of Kendrick. Skill-wise. Cole is dope. Cole is amazing. I’m not taking anything away from him, he’s a hall of fame all-star. All I’m saying is it’s a difference between what a Kendrick does and what everybody else does to me. But guess what? Some people may say that about Drake, some people may have Drake the way I have Kendrick and say everybody else is after him, but my point with saying that is those two guys are such GOATs that they make everybody else look almost normal. Charles Barkley looks normal to a Michael Jordan.”

Watch Charlamagne Tha God discuss with Wayno and Nyla on the Brilliant Idiots podcast below at the 24:25 mark.

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