Looking Back At J. Cole’s “No Role Modelz” | Song Stories
J. Cole’s 2014 fan favorite track, “No Role Modelz,” is the highest-charting song from ‘2014 Forest Hills Drive,’ peaking at No. 36 on the Billboard Hot 100. Produced by Cole and Phonix Beats, it features an interpolation of Project Pat’s 2001 hit, “Don’t Save Her,” and was certified Platinum in 2016. On the track, the North Carolina rapper touches on his negative relationship with father figures, and uses Hollywood actresses as examples of the type of women he covets.