The Concrete Schoolyard Aug. 15 2013 Podcast

In this show we address the Kendrick Lamar controversy! What a show it was, we even had a whole set dedicated to #RappersKendrickNamed and it was ON FIRE!

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This show has a talk heavy segment because hip hop drama called for it. From what I was told by our fans out on Dickson Street last night, it was an engaging conversation. Head over the The Concrete Schoolyard to join the conversation.

The Aim of Kendrick Lamar’s Words On Big Sean’s “Control”

Okay so the hip hop world is in an uproar over Kendrick Lamar’s verse on Big Sean’s Control HOF. The song, of which I saw on Version 2 Labratory’s website way early this morning, proves to have crossed barriers in the press it receives. The aforementioned site is predominantly aimed at gear-heads, but also caters to the average male’s interests including, but not limited to, women and music.

Back to the topic. Although many are calling this “beef” or a “diss track” the fact is, it’s exactly the opposite with the exception of  a Cali rapper calling himself the “King of New York” (that I will elaborate on down further.) The first topic about this song that has come under fire is the reference to some of the heaviest hitters in this new era of rap, as rappers he’s trying to lyrically “murder.” The list is as follows: Jermaine Cole AKA J. Cole Continue reading