This J.I.D Album Is Crazy!

So, I’m going to keep this post super brief, son. Long story short, this new J.I.D album is crazy, man! I mean, this dude is RAPPING rapping, fam. Like, the amount of words he’s able to fit on this DiCaprio 2 album is fucking nuts, bruh! Side note, I’ve seen this project listed as an album and a mixtape. Which one is it, brethren? Then again, in this current era, who the fuck knows, folks? In any case, J.I.D has successfully transformed himself from a high-potential prospect to a full-on monster, people. All in all, everybody needs to get down with the getdown.

Now, like I’ve said earlier, I won’t waste anymore of people’s time, son. Shit, I’ve said my piece, man. The rhymes are fire, the beats are hard and the hooks are serviceable. What more do folks need to know, fam? Exactly. So, I’m just going to highlight some of the songs I fuck with below. At the end of the day, J. Cole did the right thing by signing J.I.D, bruh. Hell, Kendrick Lamar comparisons aside, this dude has a bright future ahead of him, people. Hasta luego (pun intended)! LC out.

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Hip-Hop Is In A Good Place

So, I know the title alone will have some people in their feelings, son. I mean, I can already hear some of the comments, man: “fuck Mumble Rap” or “these new artists can’t rhyme” or “Hip-Hop isn’t what it used to be.” Look, I’m going to be real, fam. I don’t have time to focus on shit I don’t like, bruh. Real talk, I give everybody a chance, folks. Now, if I don’t like an artist’s music, then I just don’t come back to that shit, people. With that being said, I’d rather take a moment to give credit to the artists who are doing great things. All in all, Hip-Hop is actually in a good place at the moment.

Ok, to begin, let’s talk about Kendrick Lamar, son. Now, for those who missed it, this motherfucker just won a damn Pulitzer Prize, man! Listen, his DAMN. album took home the prize for music. To be clear, Pulitzer started giving out awards for music in 1943. Lamar is the FIRST rapper to ever win that award. On the real, that’s fucking insane, fam! Look, I’m not one of those people who believes that Black culture needs validation from White America in order to be treasured. But, it’s still dope when they recognize the influence we have on the world. Good shit, Lamar!

Now, let’s talk about Drake, bruh. Keeping it a buck, during my wedding week in Nevis, my boy Fabian and I had a candid conversation about Drake. Essentially, we talked about the fact that NO rapper has ever dominated mainstream music the way that Drake has. Look, I’m well aware of the success of artists like Eminem, Jay-Z and Kanye West. However; if we’re being honest here, Drake has been at the top of the charts for damn near a decade now. Son, So Far Gone came out in 2009, man. It’s 2018 now and this dude is replacing his own number-one Billboard Hot 100 song with another hit. Listen, “Nice For What” just replaced “God’s Plan” at the summit and his winning streak continues. All I know is, this type of success should be celebrated, fam.

Next, I want to talk about Cardi B, bruh. Now, I’m 100% a homer when it comes to Cardi, son. Look, I’m a Bronx dude to the core so I have to champion one of my own, man. In any case, we’ve all watched her make a steady transition from stripper to social media star to reality television star to Rap star. On top of that, her Invasion of Privacy album is actually dope, fam. All I can say is, I have no idea how someone could hate on her story, bruh. By and by, she elevated her situation while remaining true to herself. That type of shit is admirable, folks.

Lastly, I want to talk about Nicki Minaj. Now, I’m well aware of the fact that I gave her a hard time the other day. Honestly, that’s because I believe she’s above the petty shit she’s doing right now. Anyway, her new songs are tough, son! Look, I still favor “Chun-Li” over “Barbie Tingz,” but both songs knock, man! Despite all of the nonsense, she’s back to rapping and I’m happy about that, fam. In my eyes, it’s always better when the biggest artists in the game embrace lyrics. It helps to create an atmosphere where other artists will try to live up to that bar, pun intended.

In the end, instead of wasting energy on wack shit, let’s pay attention to the dope shit, bruh. Ultimately, I have nothing else to say, son. By and by, there’s a lot of good music out there right now, man. Let’s just focus on that, fam. That is all. LC out.

P.S. J. Cole is dropping a new album on Friday, bruh. This is yet another example of Hip-Hop being in a good place, son. Anyway, we’ll see what his K.O.D. album is hitting for when it drops. Good day.

Wendy’s Got The Sauce

Now, before I get started, I want to give a shout-out to my boy Vince Booker. He’s the one who put me on to the swagness that is the Wendy’s We Beefin? mixtape. Side note, he also hosts a podcast called The Book of Huey and I did an episode last month. In any case, I’m not sure who runs the marketing department at Wendy’s, but that person deserves TWO raises, son! I mean, this mixtape is legitimately hard, man! From the beats to the rhymes, Wendy’s is going harder at McDonald’s and Burger King than rappers be going at each other, fam.

Ok, so, when it comes to grading the mixtape, let’s start with the beats, bruh. Now, I have no idea who made these tracks, son. However; they BANG, man! Look, who doesn’t love a good 808, fam? Shit, I know I do. Real talk, they just make everything sound awesome, folks. With that being said, the instrumentals served as the perfect backdrop for Wendy’s to get these bars off. All I can say is, McDonald’s and Burger King weren’t the only restaurants to catch this heat, people. From what I can tell, I also hear references to Wingstop and Hardee’s.

All in all, McDonald’s got the brunt of the fire, son. On the real, Wendy’s saved their best bars for Ronald McDonald, man. Hell, when I heard that “you number one? That’s a joke. Why yo’ ice cream machine always broke?” line, I legit laughed out loud, fam. When I heard that “but you hide from funk, that’s prolly why you go paint your face” bar, I scrunched my face, bruh. Listen, Wendy’s out here dissing competitors the way I wish some of these rappers would. Look, Drake and Kendrick Lamar have been dancing around each other for years, people. Frankly, they need to follow Wendy’s and just get to the shits, folks.

In the end, big ups to Wendy’s for the fire tweets and the fire mixtape, son. Ultimately, they’re the pettiest of the petty, man. By and by, everyone can listen to all of the songs on their mixtape below. At the end of the day, I’m actually upset that I didn’t make the “4 for 4$” beat, fam. That is all. LC out.

Nipsey Hussle’s Album Is HARD!

So, I’m going to keep this post short today, son. Basically, there’s only one thing people need to know, man: Nipsey Hussle‘s Victory Lap album is HARD! I mean, Nipsey has always put out high quality music, fam. But, he took his shit to another level on this record, bruh. All I know is, this entire album makes me want to slap innocent people for no discernible reason.

Now, I was inspired to write this post after a convo with my homegirl LeShay. She brought up the fact that on “Rap Niggas,” the hard ass bass line switches to a hard ass 808 and it got us HYPED! Shit, the entire album has moments like that, son. From a production standpoint, I can’t find one wack beat on here, man. Hell, regardless of how musical any given song is, the knock is ALWAYS there, fam. In addition, Nip is rapping his ass off on all of these tracks, bruh. All in all, he was able to successfully make a West Coast album for 2018.

In the end, I don’t know what else to say, son. Ultimately, the album rides, man. So, everyone needs to do themselves a favor and get acquainted with the chunes, fam. With that being said, folks can peep a couple of my favorite songs below. By and by, if anyone sees me outside gooning for no cotdamn reason, just blame this record, bruh. That is all. LC out.

Big K.R.I.T. Is Grossly Underappreciated

So, I was jamming to Big K.R.I.T.’s new song “Confetti” this morning and I had a thought: why don’t more people talk about how fucking dope he is, son? I mean, this dude has never dropped a wack project and he’s still flying under the radar, man. Ok, yes, he does have a strong fan base and does well for himself, but in my eyes, he should be a way bigger artist. With that being said, why isn’t K.R.I.T. as big as his peers?

Now, to be clear, I’ve been a Krizzle fan for a long time now. I came to the fold around the time he dropped his K.R.I.T. Wuz Here mixtape. Listen, the first time I heard “Glass House” with Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa, I wanted to break things, fam. Look, that song has one of the hardest bass lines EVER, bruh! In any case, as both a rapper and a producer, K.R.I.T. consistently puts out great bodies of work. So, I never understood why he isn’t mentioned in the same class as a Kendrick Lamar or a J. Cole. Shit, to me, he’s just as talented as any of the upper echelon artists.

Anyway, if anyone wants to hear what I hear in K.R.I.T., then here’s some homework, son. Everyone needs to go listen to K.R.I.T. Wuz Here, Return of 4eva, Live from the Underground and Cadillactica. Keeping it a buck, that should prepare folks for his upcoming 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time album. All I know is, based on the aforementioned “Confetti” and “Keep The Devil Off,” this record is already sounding amazing, man. I shall definitely be there when the album drops, people.

In the end, it’s about time that this man got his just due, son. At some point, consistency and talent have to pay off, man. On the real, K.R.I.T. has already proven his worth, fam. Now, it’s time to let him cook, bruh. LC out.

So… Kendrick Lamar Bought His Sister A Toyota

Ok, this is going to be one of those posts where I show my age, son. I mean, are people really criticizing Kendrick Lamar for buying his sister a Toyota Camry? Man, that’s the dumbest shit I’ve ever heard. I swear, people have really skewed views on responsible behavior, fam. Shit, maybe that’s why so many internet trolls are broke, bruh. Clearly, they’d much rather make memes than make smart decisions.

Now, for those who missed it, Kendrick’s sister, Kayla Duckworth, just graduated from high school. As a present for her accomplishment, Kung Fu Kenny bought her a 2017 Camry. Naturally, she was excited about her gift, so she posted a picture on Instagram. From there, a few haters judged K.Dot for getting her a Toyota instead of a more expensive car. So, with all of that being said, why on Earth would he cop his teenage sister a luxury car?

Look, call me Buzz Killington, but a kid who can’t buy cigarettes or legally drink doesn’t need a high priced car. I don’t care how much money their family has in the bank. Bruh, this girl just graduated from high school! Why the fuck does she need a Mercedes, BMW or Lexus? I mean, who in their right mind would trust a teenager with a car that costs more than college tuition? Fam, that’s absolutely ridiculous. Someone that age needs to prove that they can take care of basic shit before they have the world handed to them.

Keeping it a buck, I know my sons are going to want cars one day. Regardless of my income, them dudes better be grateful for a Toyota or a Honda. Shit, I can afford a Benz and I still drive my Camry, man. Side note, my wife actually thinks I’m cheap, so maybe I’m not the best example, son. Look, I’m frugal with my money, fam. Growing up broke made me appreciate shit. In any case, Kendrick is smart for his economic purchase. I guarantee, once his sister is old enough, he’ll probably splurge on something more age appropriate. Ultimately, let that man cook, bruh.

In the end, nothing else needs to be said, son. Online haters need to get a life, man. Shit, if they made smarter decisions, then maybe they wouldn’t have the time to judge from behind a keyboard. Well, such is life, fam. Anyway, let me get back to worrying about my money, kid. LC out.

Handclaps For Kendrick Lamar!

So, I’m going to keep this post short today, man. Ultimately, I’m just here to congratulate Kendrick Lamar on the success of DAMN. I mean, let’s just keep it a buck for a second, son. This man hasn’t missed yet, fam. On the real, he’s never dropped a wack project and that’s including the mixtapes. Now, I’m not going to join the Peter Rosenberg bandwagon and proclaim that Kendrick is the best rapper ever. However; I can say that he’s successfully put himself on the level of the greatest emcees of all time. With that being said, let’s give that man his flowers while he can smell them.

Now, day after day, I see people complain about the state of music. At this point, there have been countless dissertations about why subgenres like “mumble rap” are trash. For me, instead of railing against shit I don’t like, I’d much rather champion the music I actually dig. So, I take pride in seeing songs like “HUMBLE.go number-one on the Billboard Hot 100. I take pride in seeing all of the songs on DAMN. set streaming records. Listen, there’s so much good music out here, so why waste time talking about the shit we don’t like? All in all, we should just jam out to whatever makes us move and call it a damn day, son.

In the end, there really isn’t much more to say here, fam. Shit, Kendrick did it again, man. Anyway, before I go, let’s just run through my favorite songs from the project. As of right now, I’m jamming out to “DNA.“, “ELEMENT.”, “LOYALTY.”, “HUMBLE.”, “FEAR.” and “DUCKWORTH.” Let’s keep the good music rolling, son. LC out.