J. Cole to Reportedly Play for Rwanda's Patriots Basketball Club
He also just released the new film 'Applying Pressure: The Off-Season Documentary'
Rwanda's New Times reports that the rapper "is on the club's roster for the competition," and will face off against the Nigeria River Hoopers this Sunday (May 16) in the BAL's season opener, which will debut at 7 a.m. ET.
The newspaper reports that Cole arrived in Rwanda two days ago and has entered a four-day quarantine ahead of the game.
Before turning his focus to music, Cole starred at Sanford High School in North Carolina and was a walk-on at St. John's, according to ESPN. His signing is said to be officially announced this Thursday (May 13), one day ahead of his new album's release.
Check out the New Times' video of Cole in Rwanda below.
Today Cole has also released the new film Applying Pressure: The Off-Season Documentary. You can watch it below.
Sources confirm @NewTimesRwanda report @JColeNC expected to play for Rwanda Patriots BBC in @theBAL. The rap star is in the four-day quarantine and the signing is expected to be official Thursday. Patriots open BAL action Sunday vs Nigeria River Hoopers 7 am EST live on ESPNews. https://t.co/QorCELnX96— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) May 10, 2021