Jermaine Cole!

At 6’2″, J.Cole takes his hoop dreams to the Motherland.

On Thursday (May 13), the Dreamville rapper will officially sign with the Rwanda Patriots BBC in the inaugural season of the Basketball Africa League. Over the weekend, the 36-year-old was spotted in Rwanda practicing with his fellow Patriot team members, reports CNN.

Jermaine Cole, who is also joined by former NC State star Brandon Costner, and the Rwanda Patriots will play in the first game on Sunday (May 16) against the Nigeria River Hoopers.

On Friday (May 15), J.Cole will be releasing his sixth studio album, The Off-Season.