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concert is not the time or place for a shooting, but that’s exactly what happened Monday night (August 2) when the rapper performed in New Jersey. J. Cole
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Two men were shot outside of the PNC Bank Arts Center around 11:14 p.m., according to the
. One witness on the scene say it all started over an argument, though the cause of the argument is unknown. Both men are currently in critical condition. From NY Daily News: New York Daily News
Another witness, Mike Lefanto, said he saw the two soon-to-be-victims speaking to a woman in the parking lot, “talking about her body.”
Out of nowhere, a man approached them and fired about seven shots, he said.
“He took those two dudes out right away,” said Lefanto, who was walking to his car with his 13-year-old daughter, Bella. “It looked like he knew what he was doing.”
A suspect has not been caught at this time.
J. Cole and Big Sean are currently together touring on the
. Forest Hills Drive Tour
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16 Things You Probably Didn't Know About J. Cole
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1. We all know J. Cole's real name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole. But did you know he was born in Frankfurt, Germany?
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2. J. Cole's mom is German & his dad, who left a young Jermaine behind very early on in his life, is African-American.
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3. The "extent" of his "prepared food" repertoire goes only so far as cereal and PB&Js.
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4. J. Cole's first rap name was Blaza. His second was Therapist.
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5. He considered himself the underdog. He's quoted as saying: "I've always been an underdog. I feel like I beat the odds."
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6. J. Cole moved his "Born Sinner" release date up from June 25th to June 18th to, specifically, compete with Kanye West's "Yeezus."
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7. J. Cole's favorite New Yorker, dead or alive, is Tupac.
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8. J. Cole stands tall at 6'3" - he's one inch taller than his mentor, Jay Z.
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9. He was first-chair violinist back in high school.
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10. It was J. Cole's mom who encouraged his production, buying her son a $1,300 ASR-X for Christmas so he could make beats at home.
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11. J. Cole has worked as a newspaper ad salesman and a bill collector, in addition to dressing as a kangaroo while working at a skating rink.
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12. He first attempted to work with Jay Z after college. In 2007, Hov dismissed the young rapper and the beat tape he was trying to shop around.
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13. That same night, J. Cole stood around and waited for Jay Z to arrive at the studio, for 3 hours, in the rain - only to get the cold shoulder from Hov.
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PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Rihanna, Kourtney Kardashian, Kobe Bryant, & More
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1. Rihanna shows her grandfather some love at the 2015 Kadooment Day parade in Barbados.
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2. The ladies showed Lewis Hamilton a good time at the 2015 Kadooment Day parade.
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3. Mariah Carey dabbled in double denim for dinner with friends in Beverly Hills.
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4. Kim Kardashian was laced in leather before touching down in New Orleans with friends.
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5. Laverne Cox continues to put on at the "Ricki and the Flash" premiere in NYC.
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6. Mason Disick accompanies his mom Kourtney Kardashian on a trip to TricoField in Beverly Hills.
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7. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend rub their marital bliss in our faces outside of Craig's restaurant in Melrose.
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8. Kobe Bryant promotes the NBA Hero mobile game all the way out in Shanghai.
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9. Reese Witherspoon was spotted strolling up Melrose Place, and her bitchy resting face was on fleek.
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10. Gigi Hadid does a high split and coiffed hair while assisting GUESS in launching its Spring 2015 collection.
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