The fans of The View are accustomed to the sounds of Alicia Keys and Jewel but on this morning’s episode, they were introduced to J. Cole. Dressed in a cap and simple white shirt, the rapper performed a rendition of “Power Trip” as he expanded his audience to include a new market.
However, things could have gone horribly wrong for Cole as he had to explain his offensive “Jodeci Freestyle” lyrics involving autism to host Sherri Shepherd. “As rappers, sometimes we try to play with words and be so clever and we take pride, but in this particular instance, it wasn’t clever, it was actually offensive,” stated Cole. “The more I educated myself, the more embarrassed I got about it.”
Humility is the key to success and Cole has it. Watch his appearance on The View below: