He may now be able to experience the finer things in life but there was once a day when J. Cole had no means to that car in his driveway in front of his mansion. Despite becoming a millionaire, Cole still has animosity towards those who grew up with green in there pockets. That is why he can’t stand “Rich N****z”.
One of the more poignant tracks on Born Sinner, “Rich N****z” is all about the words Cole shoots at those who grew up where the grass was greener. He leaves no rock unturned when criticizing their lavish upbringings while Cole struggled to make it big. In the end Cole made it to the promise land but he will always remember those “Rich N****z” who pushed him to be better than them.
Listen to “Rich N****z” below.