Bleh. I still say the guy has nothing significant to say. It's not his fault, it's just what commercial hip hop has become. I just find it astounding that people enjoy commercial hip hop so much. I guess it's really easy for people from all backgrounds to relate to. I guess anyone with good punchlines and good producers can rap about fluff these days and people will give it high praise. "This aint for Z100. This is for Hot 97." - Jay-Z, D.O.A. I feel as if Drake is strictly for Z100. Though his stuff does get played on hip hop stations and not just "Today's Hit Music Stations", his lyrics are so poppy they make me want to puke.
But yes, I guess this hater is gonna hate. I just really despise how pop hip-hop has gotten. But I guess when you from singles like All Falls Down to singles like The Good Life, you're basically welcoming and encouraging this type of lyrical shalllowness.
That's my hater rant.
At least J. Cole is still holding it down.
So would you prefer more Eazy-E "gangsta storyteller" type of lyrics or Talib Kweli "deep" stuff?
Also, I find myself unable to really get into this CD, most of the songs don't really feel like songs so much as a constant overbearing repetition of verse-chorus-verse-chorus over... and over... and over...