Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Control’ Verse Leaves Hip-Hop Saying ‘Good Lord’

By Augustine A.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar
Rapper Kendrick Lamar

Hip-hop music was built off of competition and Kendrick Lamar gave fans and artists alike a reminder of what it is like to take rap’s battlefield.

On Monday night, Big Sean dropped “Control,” a leftover track originally recorded for his upcoming Hall of Fame, and it featured Jay Electronica and a fiery verse from K-Dot. After proclaiming himself the king of New York (and the west coast) Kendrick name-dropped a gang of his rap friends, but he wasn’t so nice about it.

“I’m usually homeboys with the same n—-s i’m rhymin with/ But this is hip-hop and them n—-s should know what time it is/ And that goes for Jermaine Cole, Big K.R.I.T., Wale/ Pusha T, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Drake/ Big Sean, Jay Electron’, Tyler, Mac Miller/ I got love for you all but I’m tryna murder you n—-s/ Tryna make sure your core fans never heard of you n—-s/ They don’t wanna hear not one more noun or verb from you n—as,” the Black Hippy MC rapped with an extra grit to his already gravelly voice.

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“I hear u loud and clear my n—a… @kendricklamar,” Pusha T tweeted right after the song was released.

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2 thoughts on “Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Control’ Verse Leaves Hip-Hop Saying ‘Good Lord’

  1. augustinearinabo April 27, 2015 / 11:17 am

    the M.a.a.d City star is taking a new dimension in Hip-hop industry

    Like

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