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american rapper j. cole in rwanda to play in the basketball africa league

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by Helvine Achieng May 13, 2021

American rapper J. Cole has made his Basketball dreams come true after signing a deal to play in the Basketball Africa League. According to ESPN, J Cole will show off his skills on the court as he plays with Rwanda's Patriots BBC. The musician is expected to play in three to six games this season.


The 36-year-old rapper landed in Rwanda a couple of days ago to quarantine to be ready to play for the league.New Times Rwanda reported that Patriots Basketball Club head coach Alan Major has confirmed that J. Cole will be part of his squad for the upcoming BAL inaugural season.


The signing will reportedly become official today, Thursday, May 13 2021.

The league consists of 12 teams, and J.Cole's first game with Rwanda's Patriots BBC will be against the Nigeria River Hoopers on Sunday, May 16 at the Kigali Arena.


Meanwhile, award-winning Kenyan-American mixmaster Dj Poizon Ivy, the disk jockey for NBA outfit Dallas Mavericks, has been named the music and sound coordinator of the highly anticipated Basketball Africa League.


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