1. Kendrick Lamar vs. Everyone Else
While it may be somewhat forgotten, let us remind ourselves of the recent greatness that was Kendrick’s “Control,” where he called out EVERYBODY and their mother, and promised to “murder” any emcee that dared to step to him on the mic. And for a brief, beautiful moment, EVERY MC that mattered dropped a track in response to the young gun’s challenge.
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