J. Cole Injures Ankle, Postpones "Cole World... World Tour" Dates

posted September 12, 2011 12:30:00 PM CDT | 46 comments

J. Cole Injures Ankle, Postpones "Cole World... World Tour" Dates

UPDATE: The Sideline Kid damaged his ankle over the weekend, forcing him to reschedule dates on his current tour.

J. Cole has been dealt a setback for his current "Cole World... World Tour" The Roc Nation rapper has reportedly broken his leg, according to a statement from Live Nation to the Broward New Times.

"Unfortunately, J. COLE, broke his leg last night [Friday] 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," read the statement.

Cole addressed his broken leg on his Twitter account, apologizing to fans for having to reschedule certain dates. He also posted a note on his Facebook page that has since been removed.

"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."

Friday night in the ER. Damn.. Cole Worldless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

Ankle on swole. This is a minor setback, yo, still in all we livin...less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

UPDATE: Contrary to Live Nation's earlier statement, J. Cole did not break his leg. A Roc Nation representative tells VIBE.com that Cole suffered a "badly, badly sprained" ankle during a game of pickup basketball.

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