I guess Beanie's style was more of a slam dunk
But my shit was more like a finger roll
Beanie Sigel was a Roc-A-Fella artist who Jay worked harder to promote than Kanye since he felt Beanie would be more successful.
Ironically, Kanye’s actually made it tougher to market acts like Beans since then; the success of his albums (Graduation in particular) have been a big part of the industry’s current shift away from pure gangsta rap.
In addition, these lines can be descriptive of their rap styles. Beanie Sigel rapped aggressively and had more of a traditional “tough guy” style. He was often called the Broad St. Bully for a street in his city Philadelphia. Kanye had more of a soulful, smooth style. This making the slam dunk harder and more aggressive than the finger roll.
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