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POY, Runner UpAndrew Craft, Fayetteville Observer Rapper and Fayetteville native J. Cole tells a lingering fan to move on during an album signing Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Sports USA on Fort Bragg, N.C. His long-awaited debut album titled Cole World: The Sideline Story was released on September 27, 2011. The album debuted at number one selling more than 217,000 in its first week sales.    CIABP

POY, Runner Up 

Andrew Craft, Fayetteville Observer  

Rapper and Fayetteville native J. Cole tells a lingering fan to move on during an album signing Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Sports USA on Fort Bragg, N.C. His long-awaited debut album titled Cole World: The Sideline Story was released on September 27, 2011. The album debuted at number one selling more than 217,000 in its first week sales. CIABP