Almost just to get the mention in for the record! I’ve listened to a lot of Kendrick Lamar lately. Hip-hop is getting good again. Against that backdrop I recently slated to new Nas record for State.ie. Not because hip-hop has gotten good lately, but it really showed up how tired and old hip-hop had been sounding, Nas’ latest just exemplified it and against the backdrop of the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Reggie Snow, Angel Haze, Azealia Banks, Schoolboy Q, Capital Steez …all that kinda thing.
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