Talking heads who’ve questioned Kendrick Lamar‘s intentions in spitting his “Control” verse can finally quit the speculation. Following a call-in to Power 106’s Big Boy’s Neighborhood, the Compton rapper phoned HOT 97’s Peter Rosenberg to speak in depth about his now infamous bars.
Rappers either love or loathe Kendrick Lamar right now, especially those that hail from New York City. Harlem’s own A$AP Mob sat down with Funkmaster Flex to weigh in on K. Dot’s verse and more particularly, his “King of NY” claims.
Joe Budden kept his response to Kendrick Lamar’s “Control (HOF)” in the same vein as the original. The Slaughterhouse member even attach his opinions to a list of the MCs namedropped in the TDE rapper’s verse and more. This included Joey Bada$$, who recently responded via Twitter.
Macklemore is winning, and has been since he and Ryan Lewis’s The Heist impacted radio. The successful independent rapper came through New York’s Power 105.1 to talk rap beef, Kendrick Lamar’s “Control (HOF)” verse, trying to defeat the sophomore jinx, and more with The Breakfast Club.
The buzz for Big Sean‘s non-album track,“Control” is still going strong. After Kendrick Lamar‘s scene-stealing, game-changing verse, Hip-Hop fans have speculated on how the song came together. The Detroit rhymer breaks down the making of the song, why he released it, and what he hopes it achieves.
The Internets are on fire because of a new freebie track from Big Sean called “Control (HOF).” But the Detroit native isn’t the reason folks are ranting and raving. Rather, a stellar verse from Kendrick Lamar has essentially turned the streets into gazpacho.