And you wonder why my motherfuckin’ brother’s so bad
And I was in the third grade first time I skipped class

from J. Cole – Miss America Reprise Lyrics on Rap Genius


This is another theme throughout his music, he expresses that his brother Zac was always getting in trouble (especially with the law). That bad behaviour rubbed off on Cole as he was only in third grade when he skipped class for the first time.

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