Before he drops his debut album Born Sinner, J.Cole takes MTV to his old stomping grounds in Queens and talks about his life before getting signed. He talks about his hustle, the struggles of being a broke artist and how his hit song “Crooked Smile” almost did not come to be.
Directed | Aristotle
DP | Jefferey Kim
B-Roll | Gladimir Gelin
Executive in charge of Production | Elena Diaz for MTV
Producers for By Any Means | Theo Brooks & Garen.
Executive Producers | Aristotle & Gabrielle Peluso
Production Coordinator | Rory Farrell
MTV's LIFE & RHYMES 2.0 + J.COLE