J. Cole to play Lowell’s Tsongas Center

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J. Cole will continue tour in support of his breakthrough album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, in 2012. The North Carolina-based rapper, who recently was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best New Artist category, will hit Massachusetts for a show at the Tsongas Center in Lowell on Friday, March 30. Tickets for the show are now on sale through the venue’s box office and website for $22. Discounted tickets for UMass Lowell students are available for $17 at the box office.

Cole World: The Sideline Story debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 after its release in September. The album is his first studio release, following three successful mixtapes. Production was handled mainly by Cole with some help from producer No I.D. Cole World: The Sideline Story includes guest appearances from Trey Songz, Drake, Missy Elliott and his mentor Jay-Z. It has been powered by hit singles “Work Out” and “Can’t Get Enough”.

In related news, J. Cole will perform on MTV’s New Year’s Eve special in New York City. The show will air live on MTV on December 31 at 11 p.m.

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