St John's University
Release of third album 2014 Forest Hills Drive, named after the address of his childhood home.
Release of second album, Born Sinner.
Release of debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story.
Signed with Jay-Z's Roc Nation.
Appeared on Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3.
Was the first artist signed by Jay-Z for his Roc Nation record label.
Began posting songs on the Internet under the name Therapist while still in his teens.
First album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in September of 2011.