J. Cole made his professional basketball debut at the weekend.
It's been a hectic seven day spell for the rapper, whose new album 'The Off-Season' smashed Spotify to bits on its high profile release.
As if that wasn't enough, J. Cole also secured a short term contract in the African basketball league, joining Rwandan Patriots BBC.
The three-to-six game deal opened with a match against Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers, with J. Cole coming on as a substitute.
Securing his first bucket within 60 seconds of coming into the game, he scored once more in the second quarter, before gaining a third point off a technical free throw. It's a long time ambition for the rapper - gaining local renown as a basketball player in high school, he briefly represented New York’s St John’s University in the sport. Watch some highlights below.
J. Cole with his first professional bucket pic.twitter.com/n7vidKlsAo— XXL Magazine (@XXL) May 16, 2021
'The Off-Season' is out now.
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