No I.D. says J. Cole passed his beats later used by Nas, Big Sean and Rick Ross


No I.D. recalls J. Cole forming a habit of passing his beats

Veteran producer recently stopped by 's RapCaviar where he spoke about a number of things, including a time when regularly passed his instrumentals.

No I.D. recounted Cole skipping beats used on 's “Control” and “My Last,” ' “Stay” and ' “Tears of Joy” in just two weeks.

“I used to have a running joke with J. Cole like, ‘Yo, I gotta do a session with you so I can do a beat that you're not going to use, that I can get off,'” he said.

“It was like a week or two we was working in the beginning,” he added. “For him, I did the ‘Control' beat, Nas ‘Stay,' ‘Tears of Joy,' ‘My Last' and something else. And it was just like, ‘Nah, that ain't it.'”

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