CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 17: Rapper J. Cole performs during halftime of the 68th NBA All-Star Game on February 17, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jeff Hahne/Getty Images)

Happy 36th birthday to J. Cole!

Did you know that J. Cole was born on a military base in Germany? He was later raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Who can forget his debut mixtape, “The Come Up?” IT rocked!

Here are the Top 10 J. Cole songs! Do you agree?

Other celebrity birthdays:

Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood (40)
WWE star Sheamus (43)
Rick Ross (45 according to Wikipedia)
DJ Muggs from Cypress Hill (53)
Sarah McLachlan (53)
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich (72)
MASH star Alan Alda (85)

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!