And if I don't make the cut, what? Like I give a fuck
If you don’t name Em in your top 5 rappers, he couldn’t care less. This is somewhat of a bold statement in the current atmosphere in hip-hop that places a premium on getting name-dropped by influential rappers.
Case in point is the recent controversy surrounding Kendrick Lamar’s verse in Big Sean’s leaked song Control. The gossip surrounding who got mentioned by Kendrick and who didn’t resembled petty tabloid headlines to veterans like Em.
Guys from his generation who witnessed first hand beefs between Biggie and Pac, Jay-Z and Nas, and the like, know that you should prove your skills in your music, and not in inconsequential lists.
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