publication date: Thursday, March 14, 2019 (part of Spring 2019)

category: Music

clue: This rapper and producer has made a career out of coming up, falling off, warming up, cutting off, and blowing up.

explanation: Cole's mixtapes and albums have included The Come Up, The Fall Off, and The Warm Up. His songs have included "The Cut Off" and "Blow Up." more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Stan Iwanchuk

trivia: Scott wanted to make a joke that linked the names of LL Cool J and J. Cole, but opted for making wordplay out of album and song titles instead.

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