J. Cole posted a letter on his website, Dreamvillian, apologizing for a rap lyric in "Jodeci Freestyle." 

Go check the numbers dummy, that’s just me gettin’ started

I’m artistic, you n****s is autistic, retarded

Started, hold your applause

Who gives a poker face when you jokers showed me your cards?

Cole made his announcement public when he tweeted a link to his apology letter Sunday night (July, 21).

Here's a snippet of his apology from DreamVillian.net:

In a recent verse on the song “Jodeci Freestyle”, I said something
highly offensive to people with Autism. Last week, when I first saw a
comment from someone outraged about the lyric, I realized right away
that what I said was wrong. I was instantly embarrassed that I would
be ignorant enough say something so hurtful. What makes the crime
worse is that I should have known better.

Royce Da 5'9 supports Cole's apology:

Others have debated that Cole didn't have to apologize. Do you agree?

--Tweets STILL make her dance: @NessaLovesMUSIC.