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Kagame receives American rapper J. Cole

By IGIHE
On 25 May 2021 at 09:02

President Paul Kagame yesterday received American rapper Jermaine Lamarr Cole who is in Rwanda to play for Patriots BBC in the ongoing Basketball Africa League taking place in Kigali from 16th to 30th May 2021.

J. Cole who recently released his album dubbed “The Off-Season” is among 13 players representing Patriots BBC in the inaugural BAL.

Kagame recently attended the game opposing US Monastir representing Tunisia which defeated Patriots BBC 91-75 on Saturday 22nd May 2021.

At the time, J. Cole scored 2 points in the first 12 minutes 16 seconds.

The 36-year-old Grammy Award winner is expected to play three to six games this season.

Patriots BBC has qualified for the quarter-finals of the Basketball Africa League.

J Cole is known to be a huge basketball fan and has referenced Lebron James and Michael Jordan in his music, but he has no professional basketball experience
In 2012 he appeared in the NBA’s Celebrity All Star game which is held during the league’s annual All Star Weekend.

At the 2019 All Stars game he performed during the half-time show.

President Paul Kagame yesterday received American rapper Jermaine Lamarr Cole who is in Rwanda to play for Patriots BBC in the ongoing Basketball Africa League.
J. Cole recently scored two points during the game opposing US Monastir representing Tunisia which defeated Patriots BBC 91-75 on Saturday 22nd May 2021.

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