J.Cole has been traveling around the country on his “4 Your Eyez Only” tour and along the way, he’s touched on topics other artists wouldn’t dare to. The most recent is publically defending Colin Kaepernick.
Not only has he performed his hit songs on tour, but he’s giving a lot of context to the concept of his last album. In addition, J.Cole has expressed his feelings toward Colin Kaepernick’s unfair treatment by the NFL. During his recent Baltimore stop on the tour, the emcee spoke about the Maryland city, as well as the Baltimore Ravens. “Matter of fact, don’t y’all think that someone that got money, power and fame should be standing up for them type of shits?” Cole says.
“Baltimore, the shit that’s happening here, don’t you think that somebody should risk their whole livelihood and their whole life to talk about this shit? Even if it cost them their money, their job, their life? Don’t that sound like Colin Kaepernick? Don’t that sound like what he doing? And he trying to come to Baltimore, the city that seems to need that shit for real.”
The two recently worked together during one of Kaepernick’s “Know Your Rights” camps. Last year when Kaepernick was receiving backlash for kneeling during the national anthem, Cole was spotted wearing a Kaepernick jersey during a performance
Check out the video of Kaepernick urging the city of Baltimore to address the Ravens lack of support for Kaepernick.
— ronald isley (@yoyotrav) August 7, 2017
Colin Kaepernick’s Instagram account showing support for J.Cole’s 4 Your Eyez Only tour.
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