Tavis Smiley: My Conversation With J. Cole on What Really Matters in Life

03/17/2015 10:09 am ET | Updated May 17, 2015

Tonight I'm joined by rapper J. Cole, who is widely considered one of the most talented storytellers of the new Hip-Hop generation. As popular with the public as he is with critics, each of J. Cole's three studio albums has reached #1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart. His latest and most personal project to date, entitled 2014 Forest Hills Drive, is a reflection on how a boy from North Carolina discovered his life's purpose.

In the clip below, J. Cole opens up about one particularly significant track on the album, "Love Yourz."

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