The album — a sleek and powerful testament that tackles themes of drug abuse, falling in love via Instagram photos, hip-hop’s current obsession with trap drums, and even filing taxes — is Cole at his finest. However, quality raps aren’t the only thing that Roc Nation’s star player is a pro at.
Any true fan of J. Cole knows his long standing love for sneakers (Air Jordans if we’re talking favorites), so we decided today would be a perfect day to remind you all of how fresh his sneaker game has been over the years.
Keep scrolling to see why the “k” in KOD might just stand for “Kick King”, too:
(12/2014) That time he wore the Air Jordan 1 “Carmine” on the cover of his third LP, 2014 Forest Hills Drive
(7/2013) That time he hit the stage rocking the Air Jordan 4 Retro “Toro”
(2/2012) Hitting up LAVO in sneakers — the coveted Air Jordan 3 Retro “White Cement” to be exact