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J. Cole sat down with the Associated Press to discuss his recent Grammy Nomination for Best New Artist. Cole told the AP, “I feel blessed of course, first and foremost, but I’m already back to work. I’m already on to the next one,” referring to his upcoming sophomore release. He finished, “I’m grateful for everything that happened, but I’m not satisfied.”

Cole will be going up against a slew of new talent including fellow hip hopper Nicki Minaj, as well as Skrillex, The Band Perry, and Bon Iver. The 2012 Grammy Awards air this Sunday at 8 p.m. EST.

Can Cole bring home his first Grammy? If Hov has any pull with the Grammy committee, we’ll go with yes.