3. Alter Ego
J. Cole admitted that his “kiLL Edward” alter ego was inspired by his ex-stepfather who’s relationship with his family he calls “unhealthy” but refuses to bash him because he doesn’t know why he was the way he was. He does say even though his stepfather did put hands on him and his family, he was cool with him and credits him with being the man that “sculpted” him.
11 Things We Learned From J. Cole in Angie Martinez’s Interview was originally published on hiphopwired.com