J Cole in Dubai

US rap star to perform at People closing party

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

American rap star J Cole is to perform an intimate set in one of Dubai's biggest clubs.

The 27-year-old wordsmith has been named as a special guest at People by Crystal's season closing party, on Friday July 13.

Chart-topping Cole is no stranger to the UAE, last seen performing at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November 2011.

The Grammy-nominated artist also boasts a number of famous fans, and is remembered as the first signing to Jay-Z's Roc Nation label.

The event takes place from 11pm on Friday July 13. Entrance is free, but reservations are recommended. Call 050 297 2097.

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