Everyone Thinks This Is The Reason Drake Sent J. Cole A Text Message Saying 'I Hate You'

Everyone Thinks This Is The Reason Drake Sent J. Cole A Text Message Saying 'I Hate You'

Plot twist.

Published May 16th

J. Cole isn’t shying away from the spotlight in 2018, which might prove to be a challenge anyway after the blazing success of his record-breaking K.O.D. album since its April release.

It’s only right, then, that he sits down with renowned media personality and radio host Angie Martinez for a second time, who sent Dreamvillians into a frenzy when she announced on Wednesday (May 15) that an interview with Cole would be dropping soon. Until then, she dropped a few snippets from their conversation for anxious fans—one of which included Cole’s hilarious answer to a question about beating Drake's streaming record.  

  1. Angie asked the '1985' rapper whether he'd heard from Drizzy after beating out his Spotify streaming record (and nabbing a No. 1 spot on Apple Music, too)
  2. “Yeah, he texts me and says I hate you,” Cole joked.
  3. Cole was just pulling legs, though. Even if the “God’s Plan” emcee did, it'd all be in brotherly considering that Drizzy has always been a major supporter and friend of Cole's.
  4. Any congratulations from Cole's fellow industry mates is well-deserve though, as K.O.D. garnered 64.5 million streams in the new 24-hour record period while racking up 36.7 million on Spotify alone. Cole’s numbers closed in on Drizzy’s Views album, topping nearly one million more streams than the 2016 album.
  5. Listen to the full hour and 30-minute conversation below...

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photos from left: Mindy Small/FilmMagic, Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


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