Video: J. Cole ‘Crooked Smile’
A day of celebration turned into a tragedy in J.Coles’s thought provoking video for “Crooked Smile.” The rapper plays a doting father in the visual, where he pays tribute to Aiyana Stanley-Jones of Detriot. She was the 7-year-old girl gunned down by a police during a raid on a murder suspect.
J.Cole switched up the story line a bit for “Crooked Smile,” where he plays a drug dealer living in an idyllic suburban neighborhood. Although the story has a heart-breaking end, the video’s director made a little more impact with an added twist at the end.