#OnThisDateInHipHop, #Canibus manned up and apologized to #JCole after he dissed the Carolina #emcee who on MANY occasions said that he idolized the 2nd round knocker-outer. -- "Yea shoutout to Canibus, had a similar line 98-99. Damn, that was the times never mind dwelling in the past. You're listening to the future."
#TBT to last month when this handsome being accompanied me to NY for the ‘Inspire A Difference’ Awards Gala. This invitation only ceremony, held by @people and @investigationdiscovery, honored those standing in the fight against domestic violence, sexual assault and social injustice. Not only was it a blessing to stand amongst such inspiring advocates but a blessing to do so with this man by my side. i know for a fact it is not easy loving me but every day he shows me that he believes it’s worth it. - Neisha H. ❤️👑🙌🏼 #PainToPurpose#Love#Blessed#Soulmates#RedCarpetBuddy
JESUS CHRIST!!!!! Stop whatever you're doing and watch this video immediately. @blackthought just showed the world what it means to be a true #emcee. I've always held him in the highest regard but DAMN!!! The track record is there. The awards and critical acclaim is there. The respect is there. The consistency is there. Could #blackthought be the GOAT? I mean every member of #slaughterhouse is crazy! #wutang is loaded with emcees. #bigdaddykane and #krsone are lethal. But BT is a different kinda rhyme animal and always has been. He just made me rethink my whole top 5.
#battlerap No. It's bad enough you can win based on how ruthless you can be using stereotypes among other things. With the premise of "its clever word-play" and "we are friends in real-life" as an excuse to excuse what's said during battle rap. . To be as mean as possible has been a repeat unspoken goal amongst this "lyrical genre" which is why it can't be put in the same ranks as spoken word & poetry. Art forms commonly used to uplift and express inner emotions. . Same goes for freestyle battles. One reason I'm generally hesitant to share most of them. . If you put what's said during battle rap in a public, uncontrolled environment it would be deemed everything but appropriate. Like how war isn't murder even though you are still killing someone. . "But the point isn't to be nice" Exactly my point. What battle would you pick as a winner for a Grammy and why? What battle rapper deserves the honor of being given a Grammy for what I just described? Which lines in their battle rap would you quote that deserves a Grammy win? . The only sure answer is anyone who battle raps and doesn't stoop to those levels (as much as if at all) other battle rappers who take "cheap shots" to win. . Source: https://twitter.com/_rone/status/941286368868798464 . #Grammys#freestyle#rapper#emcee#mc#kotd#Grammy#lyrics#lyricist#spokenword#poetry#comedy#comedic#writers#words