American rapper, Jermaine Lamarr Cole professionally referred to as J. Cole, has signed a deal with a Basketball Africa League club and Rwandan basketball team, Patriots BBC.
The deal will see him likely play three to six games with them this season.
J. Cole’s first game will hold on Sunday, May 16, when his team, Patriots BBC will be playing against the Nigerian basketball team, River Hoopers.
Cable sports channel, ESPN reported news of the deal on May 8, and it was verified by prominent American National Basketball Association, Shams Charania.
J. Cole is in Rwanda and could play for Rwandan club, Patriots in the upcoming Basketball Africa League.
He is on the club's roster for the competition according to New Times Rwanda. pic.twitter.com/tevEjcNNPN
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) May 9, 2021
The game will be broadcast at 7am Eastern Time on ESPNews.