Is Kendrick Lamar The “King of New York”?? [POLL] #Control #KendricksVerse
Last night, Big Sean released the now-infamous track “Control”, featuring K.Dot and Jay Electronica. And today, the whole music world and social media world is talking about Kendrick Lamar’s verse on this Hot Topic Tuesday. Find out why inside.
K.Dot, who's usually reserved with his words, goes at some of today’s popular artists and proclaims himself the “King Of New York”:
“I’m Machiavelli’s offspring, I’m the king of New York/King of the Coast, one hand, I juggle them both."
"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$AP Rocky, Drake/ Big Sean, Jay Electron', Tyler, Mac Miller/ I got love for you all but I'm tryna murder you n----s/ Tryna make sure your core fans never heard of you n----s/ They don't wanna hear not one more noun or verb from you n---as"
Well, dayum! I'm still wondering why Big Sean don't feel some type of way about Kendrick talking so arrogantly on HIS record! The track "Control" will NOT appear on Big Sean's Hall of Fame album, as some mistakenly reported.
Although some have called #KendricksVerse a diss record, many rappers have taken the challenge to step their game up and dethrone MTV's Hottest MC, who claims to run both coasts.
Another less quoted lyric from control is when Kendrick states:
"Who the best MC, Kendrick, Jay Z and Nas. Eminem, Andre 3000 - the rest of ya'll? New N-- just New n-- don't get involved"
The only New York rapper that Kendrick called out is A$AP Rocky, who showed nothing but love for K. Dot when he visited the WBLK studio.
Do you think Kendrick went too far by calling himself the "King Of New York"? Who is better?