J.Cole debuts short film for hit single ‘Crooked Smile’

Roc Nation signee and man of the hour, J.Cole, who’s currently on ‘What Dreams May Come’ tour with Wale, has just debuted the short film for his self-produced single “Crooked Smile” that features TLC which is topping the charts. The short film is dedicated to Aiyana Stanley-Jones, the young girl who was sadly killed in her home in  Detroit during  police a raid in 2010. The film, directed by Sheldon Candis, examines the danger of the war on drugs in communities across the nation with vivid imagery and storytelling. Cole worked closely on all creative aspects of the video with Candis, a rising director who made his feature directorial debut with the critically acclaimed independent film “Luv” starring Common, Danny Glover and Meagan Good.
Check out the video here: http://smarturl.it/CrookedSmileVideo

The charitable partner for What Dreams May Come Tour is J.Cole’s Dreamville Foundation, with a portion from every concert ticket sold going this charity. Its mission is to reveal to youth their limitless potential through life-altering experiences. Since its inception, the organization has been dedicated to uplifting youth in Fayetteville through book clubs, essay contests and community events. Fans who would like to make additional donations to the non-profit can do so by visiting http://www.thedreamvillefoundation.org/. Aside from the charity work, Cole is so busy we wonder where he got time to make the short film. Check out this extensive tour date line up:

Date    City/State    Venue
9/13/2013    Tampa, FL    David A. Straz Performing Arts Center
9/14/2013    Jacksonville, FL    Moran Theater
9/15/2013    Augusta, GA    William B. Bell Auditorium
9/17/2013    Charlotte, NC    Halton Arena @ UNC Charlotte
9/19/2013    St. Louis, MO    Fabulous Fox Theatre
9/20/2013    Las Vegas, NV    iHeart Radio Show*
9/21/2013    Chicago, IL    Arie Crown Theatre
9/24/2013    Boston, MA    Agganis Arena @ Boston University
9/25/2013    Philadelphia, PA    The MANN
9/26/2013    Binghamton, NY    SUNY Binghamton*
9/27/2013    Cleveland, OH    State Theatre
9/28/2013    Washington, DC    Rock The Bells Festival @ RFK Stadium Grounds*
9/29/2013    Pittsburgh, PA    Stage AE
10/01/2013    Blacksburg, VA    Virginia Tech University*
10/02/2013    Norfolk, VA    Chrysler Hall
10/04/2013    Atlanta, GA    The Fox Theatre Atlanta
10/05/2013    E. Rutherford, NJ    Rock The Bells @ The Meadowlands
10/08/2013    Toronto, ON    Massey Hall
10/09/2013    Toronto, ON    Massey Hall
10/10/2013    Detroit, MI    Masonic Temple Theatre
10/12/2013    Milwauke, WI    Eagles Ballroom
10/13/2013    St. Paul, MN     Myth
10/15/2013    Kansas City, MO    The Midland by AMC
10/17/2013    New Orleans, LA    Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena
10/18/2013    Houston, TX    Reliant Arena
10/19/2013    Austin, TX    Austin Music Hall
10/20/2013    Grand Prairie, TX     Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
10/22/2013    Broomfield, CO     1st Bank Center
10/24/2013    Los Angeles, CA    Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
10/25/2013    Las Vegas, NV    The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
10/27/2013    San Francisco, CA    Warfield Theatre
10/28/2013    San Francisco, CA    Warfield Theatre
10/30/2013    Seattle, WA    Paramount Theatre
11/10/2013    Copenhagen, Denmark    Vega
11/11/2013    Olso, Norway           Sentrum
11/12/2013    Stockholm, Sweden    Arenan
11/14/2013    Hamburg, Germany    Docks
11/15/2013    Schuttorf, Germany    Index
11/16/2013    Berlin, Germany    Astra
11/18/2013    Brussels, Belgium    Ancienne Belgique
11/19/2013    Cologne, Germany    E Werk
11/20/2013    Frankfurt, Germany    Hugenottenhalle
11/21/2013    Luxembourg, LU    Rockhal
11/22/2013    Amsterdam, NL    HMH
11/24/2013    Paris, France    Olympia
11/26/2013    Stuttgart, Germany    LKA
11/27/2013    Munich, Germany    Kesselhaus
11/28/2013    Zurich, Swizterland    Komplex
11/29/2013    Laussane, Switzerland    Les Docks
12/1/2013    London, England    Eventim Apollo
12/5/2013    Leeds, England    O2 Academy
12/6/2013    Manchester, England    Apollo
12/7/2013    Glasgow, Scotland    O2 Academy
12/9/2013    Birmingham, England    O2 Academy
12/11/2013    Dublin, Ireland    Vicar St.

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