Dammmmmnnn. Note to @ComplexMag – keep Lupe Fiasco and Talib Kweli’s name out your mouth!
If you haven’t heard yet, the online magazine Complex featured a blogger who decided to give the world his two cents on Future & Drake’s new project, and “real hip-hop.”
Here’s a little snippet from the article:
What exactly is that “real” sh*t then? Turn up music isn’t “real” hip-hop? How so? Was the genre not invented at a goddamn party? Isn’t music about having a good time?
I’m dead tired of you cats, man. You make my head hurt. Can’t be listening to Talib Kweli rap off beat and Lupe Fiasco deep cuts at BBQs.
I, too, was once like you, but come on, don’t nobody wanna hear that sh*t all the f*cking time.
Damn – why does everyone have to get down on these two huge forces in Hip-Hop because of their intelligence and consciousness?
It didn’t take long for the hip-hop all-stars to fire back with shots of their own. I think they were both pretty pissed, but you be the judge.
— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) September 22, 2015
But for some reason, annually, hiphop blogs, looking at u @ComplexMag feel the need to use me as a scapegoat to diss conscious hiphop.
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) September 22, 2015
Check out the AllHipHop article for the entire exchange between Talib, Lupe and Angel Diaz (the author of the piece).