J. Cole's Track "No Role Modelz" Surpasses 2 Billion Spotify Streams
J. Cole, the talented rapper, continues his historic run, achieving a significant milestone with his 2014 hit, "No Role Modelz." Earlier this month, the track crossed the impressive threshold of two billion streams on Spotify, placing Cole among the elite ranks of Hip-Hop royalty, alongside artists like Drake, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.
The success of "No Role Modelz" extends beyond its recent streaming triumph. In the previous year, the song made history as the longest-charting track on Spotify, maintaining a remarkable 2,274 consecutive days on the United States chart. By March 2022, the track experienced a surge, accumulating 527,000 daily streams and achieving a new peak at No. 12 on the chart, surpassing its previous best position.
Despite J. Cole's limited solo releases in recent years, his impact on the music industry remains formidable. His golden assists are evident in his collaboration with Nicki Minaj on "Let Me Calm Down" from her album Pink Friday 2. Nicki Minaj took to social media to express her admiration for J. Cole, sharing a poignant moment of their connection.
In a tweet, Nicki revealed, "This man J. Cole had a 2-hour talk with me. 2. Two!!!! Didn’t realize I was sitting on a therapist's couch but ummm [crying emoji] 2 days later I heard this verse & couldn’t stop crying. The end."
She continued to highlight the positive influence of artists like J. Cole in a world often focused on criticism, emphasizing their ability to uplift, heal, and empower through their music. The heartfelt sentiment prompted Nicki to share a personal moment, recounting the joyous occasion when her son smiled for the first time.
This multifaceted narrative showcases J. Cole's enduring impact on the music industry, emphasizing not only his solo successes but also his collaborative contributions that resonate on a deeper, emotional level.