J. Cole Has a Broken Leg -- Florida Shows Postponed

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J. Cole is staying on the bench this weekend.
If J. Cole is sick of hearing Drake comparisons in the media, he's just suffered the worst possible break -- pun intended. The Roc Nation rapper, who recently denied rumors that he angered his boss Jay-Z by making a sex tape with Rihanna, says on Twitter that he spent last night in the emergency room after breaking his leg. What was later called a "minor setback" still means that two Florida dates this weekend promoting his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, have been postponed.

The postponement affects tonight's show at Orlando's Beacham Theatre and Sunday's performance at Revolution in Fort Lauderdale.

A little history: Cole's buddy Drake had a couple of costly leg injuries a couple of years ago and had to perform at the BET Awards that year sitting on a stool. But he has rebounded nicely. Let's hope that things heal up equally nicely for currently sidelined Cole, whom we interviewed back in July. And let's especially hope that Jay-Z didn't break his leg.

J. Cole has already announced the rescheduled dates on his Facebook page:
Due to an injury sustained last night, J. Cole's shows originally scheduled for this weekend in Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale/Miami have been postponed. Orlando has been rescheduled for September 30. Ft. Lauderdale/Miami has been rescheduled for October 1. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Here's the statement from LiveNation:
Unfortunately, J. COLE, broke his leg last night so his Florida shows have all been postponed. This includes Sunday, September 11th at Revolution Live in Ft. Lauderdale. Revolution will honor all current tickets for the new date being scheduled in October. Those requesting refunds for tickets purchased should do so at point of sale.

J. Cole, 7 p.m. Saturday, October 1, at Revolution, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $26; all ages. Call 954-449-1025, or click here.

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Revolution Live

100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Sarah Bromley
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Crazy stuff, can't wait for this album to drop though! I'll be able to jam after listening to it cause i'm grabbin it the second it comes out! Any Given Sunday has been pumpin me up, check it out and make sure you grab his single workout yeeehttp://bit.ly/okreUE 

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