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« Reply #75 on: October 31, 2012, 01:45:32 PM »
Kendrick Lamar: Born and raised in Compton. Signed to a West Coast Label (TDE) that just signed a deal with the biggest name on the West Coast (Dr. Dre). Major studio album is about growing up in Compton with features from MC Eiht, Dr. Dre, and Jay Rock. Yep, sounds like an East Coast Rapper to me.

Fucking retard.

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« Reply #76 on: October 31, 2012, 02:14:40 PM »
spit complex?



@Nik he was agreeing with me smh


Actually, he just agreed with what I said. Big KRIT has a Pimp Cesque flow. Impossible to mistake for an east coast rapper.


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« Reply #77 on: October 31, 2012, 03:35:17 PM »
i guess blunt tyme was sccitthashit.....u still a bitch, tho
 

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Re: Kendrick Lamar is an EAST COAST rapper
« Reply #78 on: October 31, 2012, 03:40:34 PM »
Kendrick Lamar: Born and raised in Compton. Signed to a West Coast Label (TDE) that just signed a deal with the biggest name on the West Coast (Dr. Dre). Major studio album is about growing up in Compton with features from MC Eiht, Dr. Dre, and Jay Rock. Yep, sounds like an East Coast Rapper to me.

Fucking retard.

This board has proven it will find any and all excuses to hate on Kendrick Lamar because his album isn't "West Coast" enough for them.


is it really fair to call him a retard? he's entitled to an opinion, and while i do agree that he is off by calling kendrick an "east coast rapper", kendrick still doesnt have your typical west coast sound. snoop had an overall typical west coast sound comin out, eminem had an overall typical detroit sound comin out, 50 cent had an overall typical east coast sound comin out, game had an overall typical west coast sound comin out....outside of his content, kendrick's overall sound cannot be defined regionally. he does not have your typical west coast sound. u might see it as good or bad, but everyones entitled to their opinions.
 

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« Reply #79 on: October 31, 2012, 04:54:23 PM »
Ya'll are crazy because Kendrick is bringing something new to the coast that's much needed, he's a eastcoast rapper psh! Wtf instead of realizing how this dude is changing the perception the westcoast ya'll knock him the eastcoast, & south thinks all the west is gangsta rap Kendrick bringing skill back to the Coast that's fucked up wake the hell up ya'll #westwest#
 

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« Reply #80 on: October 31, 2012, 06:03:06 PM »
fuck a coast in 2012 its about good music
 

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« Reply #81 on: October 31, 2012, 07:44:13 PM »
i guess blunt tyme was sccitthashit.....u still a bitch, tho

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« Reply #82 on: November 01, 2012, 06:46:52 AM »
fuck a coast in 2012 its about good music



 

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« Reply #83 on: November 01, 2012, 06:51:32 AM »
Kendrick Lamar: Born and raised in Compton. Signed to a West Coast Label (TDE) that just signed a deal with the biggest name on the West Coast (Dr. Dre). Major studio album is about growing up in Compton with features from MC Eiht, Dr. Dre, and Jay Rock. Yep, sounds like an East Coast Rapper to me.

Fucking retard.

This board has proven it will find any and all excuses to hate on Kendrick Lamar because his album isn't "West Coast" enough for them.


is it really fair to call him a retard? he's entitled to an opinion, and while i do agree that he is off by calling kendrick an "east coast rapper", kendrick still doesnt have your typical west coast sound. snoop had an overall typical west coast sound comin out, eminem had an overall typical detroit sound comin out, 50 cent had an overall typical east coast sound comin out, game had an overall typical west coast sound comin out....outside of his content, kendrick's overall sound cannot be defined regionally. he does not have your typical west coast sound. u might see it as good or bad, but everyones entitled to their opinions.

I think it's absolutely fair to call him that given his original post.

Me and you have had this back and forth in different Kendrick threads, however sounds in other regions have evolved over time. The South evolved from Luke to Bling Bling to Trapping. East evolved from Shiny Suit Era to Grimy Street stuff (DMX & early Ja Rule) to whatever the fuck they're doing now. So why can't the west coast sound evolve from G-Funk to 2001 to something else?
 

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« Reply #84 on: November 01, 2012, 07:19:56 AM »
the west has clearly evolved, and when I say west i mean the offsprings of the NWA legacy, which include many different subgenres as well as the alternative backpacker westcoast shit, since so many rappers feed off both influences.

Kendrick Lamar and his TDE camp all have gangsta influences and backpacker influences as well... and if you think about it even Snoop Dogg and his camp used to perform at the Good Life Café, so they had ties to backpack rap as well.

my point is that Kendrick Lamar isn't a UFO on the westcoast map. he's at the forefront of it, but there's a lot of artists I would compare him to. If you think about it, Terrace Martin is on the same tip (westcoast kinda hipster, strongly gangsta influenced, but not only), Droop-E too, Fashawn, not to mention all the Odd Future shit, Dom Kennedy etc. that's the westcoast nowadays, it ain't gangbanging music, it ain't g-funk (even if the g-funk sonorities are obviously still prevalent). I think it is what it is, we can complain all we what, I personally don't care, I ain't from the west so I don't want the west to sound like this or that, I just want good music that's it, but the bottom line is that Kendrick Lamar just sounds like so many westcoast rappers right now, it's just that the stereotype we have about traditional westcoast music in 2012 is somehow flawed.
 

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« Reply #85 on: November 01, 2012, 11:00:29 AM »
the west has clearly evolved, and when I say west i mean the offsprings of the NWA legacy, which include many different subgenres as well as the alternative backpacker westcoast shit, since so many rappers feed off both influences.

Kendrick Lamar and his TDE camp all have gangsta influences and backpacker influences as well... and if you think about it even Snoop Dogg and his camp used to perform at the Good Life Café, so they had ties to backpack rap as well.

my point is that Kendrick Lamar isn't a UFO on the westcoast map. he's at the forefront of it, but there's a lot of artists I would compare him to. If you think about it, Terrace Martin is on the same tip (westcoast kinda hipster, strongly gangsta influenced, but not only), Droop-E too, Fashawn, not to mention all the Odd Future shit, Dom Kennedy etc. that's the westcoast nowadays, it ain't gangbanging music, it ain't g-funk (even if the g-funk sonorities are obviously still prevalent). I think it is what it is, we can complain all we what, I personally don't care, I ain't from the west so I don't want the west to sound like this or that, I just want good music that's it, but the bottom line is that Kendrick Lamar just sounds like so many westcoast rappers right now, it's just that the stereotype we have about traditional westcoast music in 2012 is somehow flawed.

I'm from the west and what I can tell G-Funk still popular, The newer acts still get shown love, but I'm likely to hear songs from The Chronic or Alll Eyez from random cars then the new acts.
 

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Re: Kendrick Lamar is an EAST COAST rapper
« Reply #86 on: November 01, 2012, 02:09:36 PM »
why can't the west coast sound evolve from G-Funk to 2001 to something else?

im all for evolution, but kendrick's album isn't an evolution of west coast sound...it's an integration of all regional sounds without its own MUSICAL signature. if he was coming with a new sound we never heard before, i'd be all for it. but the sound is very reminiscent of young money, outkast, kanye west, etc. all mixed, i wouldnt call it an "evolution"....content-wise, its an evolution from gangsta rap to hipster rap. it's not bad, but i wouldnt really want this to become the staple sound of the west coast.
 

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« Reply #87 on: November 04, 2012, 12:43:50 AM »
why can't the west coast sound evolve from G-Funk to 2001 to something else?

im all for evolution, but kendrick's album isn't an evolution of west coast sound...it's an integration of all regional sounds without its own MUSICAL signature. if he was coming with a new sound we never heard before, i'd be all for it. but the sound is very reminiscent of young money, outkast, kanye west, etc. all mixed, i wouldnt call it an "evolution"....content-wise, its an evolution from gangsta rap to hipster rap. it's not bad, but i wouldnt really want this to become the staple sound of the west coast.

in the sense that its a mainstream rapper actually rappin bout shit thats meaningful and sellin records, its an evolution from eveything else on the radio


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« Reply #88 on: November 04, 2012, 03:46:17 AM »
the west has clearly evolved, and when I say west i mean the offsprings of the NWA legacy, which include many different subgenres as well as the alternative backpacker westcoast shit, since so many rappers feed off both influences.

Kendrick Lamar and his TDE camp all have gangsta influences and backpacker influences as well... and if you think about it even Snoop Dogg and his camp used to perform at the Good Life Café, so they had ties to backpack rap as well.

my point is that Kendrick Lamar isn't a UFO on the westcoast map. he's at the forefront of it, but there's a lot of artists I would compare him to. If you think about it, Terrace Martin is on the same tip (westcoast kinda hipster, strongly gangsta influenced, but not only), Droop-E too, Fashawn, not to mention all the Odd Future shit, Dom Kennedy etc. that's the westcoast nowadays, it ain't gangbanging music, it ain't g-funk (even if the g-funk sonorities are obviously still prevalent). I think it is what it is, we can complain all we what, I personally don't care, I ain't from the west so I don't want the west to sound like this or that, I just want good music that's it, but the bottom line is that Kendrick Lamar just sounds like so many westcoast rappers right now, it's just that the stereotype we have about traditional westcoast music in 2012 is somehow flawed.

I'm from the west and what I can tell G-Funk still popular, The newer acts still get shown love, but I'm likely to hear songs from The Chronic or Alll Eyez from random cars then the new acts.

i believe you, and it makes sense, since musically g-funk is much better than what newer westcoast acts have done so far.
 

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« Reply #89 on: November 04, 2012, 04:17:44 AM »
the west has clearly evolved, and when I say west i mean the offsprings of the NWA legacy, which include many different subgenres as well as the alternative backpacker westcoast shit, since so many rappers feed off both influences.

Kendrick Lamar and his TDE camp all have gangsta influences and backpacker influences as well... and if you think about it even Snoop Dogg and his camp used to perform at the Good Life Café, so they had ties to backpack rap as well.

my point is that Kendrick Lamar isn't a UFO on the westcoast map. he's at the forefront of it, but there's a lot of artists I would compare him to. If you think about it, Terrace Martin is on the same tip (westcoast kinda hipster, strongly gangsta influenced, but not only), Droop-E too, Fashawn, not to mention all the Odd Future shit, Dom Kennedy etc. that's the westcoast nowadays, it ain't gangbanging music, it ain't g-funk (even if the g-funk sonorities are obviously still prevalent). I think it is what it is, we can complain all we what, I personally don't care, I ain't from the west so I don't want the west to sound like this or that, I just want good music that's it, but the bottom line is that Kendrick Lamar just sounds like so many westcoast rappers right now, it's just that the stereotype we have about traditional westcoast music in 2012 is somehow flawed.

I'm from the west and what I can tell G-Funk still popular, The newer acts still get shown love, but I'm likely to hear songs from The Chronic or Alll Eyez from random cars then the new acts.

i believe you, and it makes sense, since musically g-funk is much better than what newer westcoast acts have done so far.

Well from I've seen it seems the newer Acts in the industry can't find a sound that's sellable at the moment. Least during the G-Funk Era everyone had a template they could bite off of, now a sound last a few months and then it fades off. Another thing that really effects the industry is they don't actually invent bangers anymore. Lot of the beats don't sound as hard hitting as they should, nor are the lyrics being delivered with the same prowl. Mainly because they don't try to appeal to anything but ringtones and radio.

Kendrick Lamars Album GKMC is supposed to be some critically acclaimed masterpiece within the industry but barely sold jackshit, even with the so called Aftermath Hype Machine behind hiim his sales were kind of crappy imo. Wiz Khalifa had that Massive Hit in Black and Yellow, you literally couldn't go anywhere without hearing it, but even Rolling Papers sold less.

The Rap industry has always been lower in terms of sales compared to the rest of the industry, it's a nich market despite the fact This is considered the mainstream era, outside of only a few Juggernauts, the rest of the rap industry is basically nothing.The reality of the situation is even if they release a good record, they won't sell, because of Pirating and the fact the fanbase of the genre in general isn't really shit, especially when the majority of the fanbase of the genre Prefers the older Records.

It also has to do with the quality of the music it's self, it's been over-saturated so much to the point where it doesn't matter about quality but quantity, You churn out more records then your competitors the more likely you are to find a gem in a pile of shit, also the more likely you are to create buzz (good or bad, if someones talking about you even if it's bad gets turned positive when you produce something good).

Even then the fact is you're gonna have to keep on Grinding via Touring. It's no wonder Rappers have started coming out with their own Clothing Lines, Drinks, and brands, because the Rap Industry doesn't produce prophet in sales anymore, but in merchandising and Concerts. Lot of these rappers have home made studios because it's cheaper, They buy beats from random producers because it's easier then starting from scratch and can make a recording session quicker. IMO the Industry is in both Decline and on the Rise, The Exposure and Acceptance by mainstream is rising but the Quality of Artist, Music and all around industry is on the decline.
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« Reply #90 on: November 04, 2012, 04:44:48 AM »
you're spot on on the grinding aspect, rap is all about the grind now, regardless of the actual music being good or bad. i'm with you on the musical aspect too, to be honest, GKMC was a slight let down production wise especially for a project overseen by Dre, lots of banging beats, but many lukewarm productions too. so far I prefered the overall production on Section .80 (still need to bump GKMC more to get a definitive opinion).

but that's a whole nother debate I guess.... to get back to Kendrick, he does have a regional sound IMO, i'm not from the west but i can definitely draw similarities between him and as diverse an artist as Droop-E, Fashawn, Problem, Tyler the Creator, or Terrace Martin. the game has evolved and a lot of these artists are influenced by the og's on the west but also the biggest artists of their youth : the Jeezy's, Kanye's, Outkast's, so on and so forth. it makes sense, when you like rap music you don't bump an artist just because he's from your area, you bump the biggest artist of the day who you can relate to regardless if he's from here or there. gangsta rappers mostly grew up on KRS-1, Rakim and Ice-T cause they were big when they were young, a lot of south artists (T.I., Z-Ro, Jeezy, Rick Ross) grew up on westcoast artists 'cause they were big when they were young, even if the south had already a movement at the time. etc.
 

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« Reply #91 on: November 04, 2012, 02:28:16 PM »

Kendrick Lamars Album GKMC is supposed to be some critically acclaimed masterpiece within the industry but barely sold jackshit, even with the so called Aftermath Hype Machine behind hiim his sales were kind of crappy imo. Wiz Khalifa had that Massive Hit in Black and Yellow, you literally couldn't go anywhere without hearing it, but even Rolling Papers sold less.



huh? he sold 250,000 in the first week.....thats pretty damn good
 

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« Reply #92 on: November 05, 2012, 03:35:05 AM »

Kendrick Lamars Album GKMC is supposed to be some critically acclaimed masterpiece within the industry but barely sold jackshit, even with the so called Aftermath Hype Machine behind hiim his sales were kind of crappy imo. Wiz Khalifa had that Massive Hit in Black and Yellow, you literally couldn't go anywhere without hearing it, but even Rolling Papers sold less.



huh? he sold 250,000 in the first week.....thats pretty damn good


That's probably what's even worse, because you have this Highly Critically Acclaimed album (which has been deemed so by industry insiders), Supposedly 1 of the More Hyped artist of 2012, The Backing of a major if not the biggest rap power house of the 2000s, Including Interscope, The Back of Dr. Dre, the Co-Signing of nearly every rapper in the game, and you didn't even go Gold?

The Fact that the Industry/Fans accept these numbers as acceptable or even good, isn't good for the industry standard. I know their are tons of Factors to take in, but again imo This is part of the declining in quality part. The Rap industry needs a injection of creativity, and most of all creditability (AGAIN this probably only Genre were that word needs to be mentioned). No Fan respects the majority of these new artist. Their Style, Their Image, how they portray themselves as ignorant, petty, and most of all stupid even outside of their musical Persona. The 80s, 90s and 2000s the Artist were Articulate, they could provide pro-founding insight, into the reasons they made their record the way they did, They made fans think  and have earned the respect towards them. They didn't go off like retards off bullshit, expecting to be automatically respected and worshiped with blinders on and then throw a bitch fit when people talk about how crappy they music is. 


Outside of a Few MCs, the majority of this next generation is crap imo. But I can't just blame the groups or the labels, It's like a Cycle of Violence one effects the other and it just continues to spiral.



 

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« Reply #93 on: November 05, 2012, 02:19:10 PM »

Kendrick Lamars Album GKMC is supposed to be some critically acclaimed masterpiece within the industry but barely sold jackshit, even with the so called Aftermath Hype Machine behind hiim his sales were kind of crappy imo. Wiz Khalifa had that Massive Hit in Black and Yellow, you literally couldn't go anywhere without hearing it, but even Rolling Papers sold less.



huh? he sold 250,000 in the first week.....thats pretty damn good


That's probably what's even worse, because you have this Highly Critically Acclaimed album (which has been deemed so by industry insiders), Supposedly 1 of the More Hyped artist of 2012, The Backing of a major if not the biggest rap power house of the 2000s, Including Interscope, The Back of Dr. Dre, the Co-Signing of nearly every rapper in the game, and you didn't even go Gold?

The Fact that the Industry/Fans accept these numbers as acceptable or even good, isn't good for the industry standard. I know their are tons of Factors to take in, but again imo This is part of the declining in quality part. The Rap industry needs a injection of creativity, and most of all creditability (AGAIN this probably only Genre were that word needs to be mentioned). No Fan respects the majority of these new artist. Their Style, Their Image, how they portray themselves as ignorant, petty, and most of all stupid even outside of their musical Persona. The 80s, 90s and 2000s the Artist were Articulate, they could provide pro-founding insight, into the reasons they made their record the way they did, They made fans think  and have earned the respect towards them. They didn't go off like retards off bullshit, expecting to be automatically respected and worshiped with blinders on and then throw a bitch fit when people talk about how crappy they music is. 


Outside of a Few MCs, the majority of this next generation is crap imo. But I can't just blame the groups or the labels, It's like a Cycle of Violence one effects the other and it just continues to spiral.






250 in the first week woulda been good in 2001...nowadays, it's just great. rap albums rarrrrely go gold in the first week. kendrick is not a household name, theres no chance he goes gold in 1 week lol. now, the album will go platinum, which is definitely a success....but i see what ur saying, numbers are down. but xzibit woulda been a better example. he sold 3,200 in the first week after coming out with his best album in over 10 years.
 

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« Reply #94 on: November 05, 2012, 05:04:30 PM »
TDE is a Likwit Crew of this century.

They have a very diverse sound. But it is still West Coast !



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« Reply #95 on: November 05, 2012, 09:15:31 PM »

Kendrick Lamars Album GKMC is supposed to be some critically acclaimed masterpiece within the industry but barely sold jackshit, even with the so called Aftermath Hype Machine behind hiim his sales were kind of crappy imo. Wiz Khalifa had that Massive Hit in Black and Yellow, you literally couldn't go anywhere without hearing it, but even Rolling Papers sold less.



huh? he sold 250,000 in the first week.....thats pretty damn good


That's probably what's even worse, because you have this Highly Critically Acclaimed album (which has been deemed so by industry insiders), Supposedly 1 of the More Hyped artist of 2012, The Backing of a major if not the biggest rap power house of the 2000s, Including Interscope, The Back of Dr. Dre, the Co-Signing of nearly every rapper in the game, and you didn't even go Gold?

The Fact that the Industry/Fans accept these numbers as acceptable or even good, isn't good for the industry standard. I know their are tons of Factors to take in, but again imo This is part of the declining in quality part. The Rap industry needs a injection of creativity, and most of all creditability (AGAIN this probably only Genre were that word needs to be mentioned). No Fan respects the majority of these new artist. Their Style, Their Image, how they portray themselves as ignorant, petty, and most of all stupid even outside of their musical Persona. The 80s, 90s and 2000s the Artist were Articulate, they could provide pro-founding insight, into the reasons they made their record the way they did, They made fans think  and have earned the respect towards them. They didn't go off like retards off bullshit, expecting to be automatically respected and worshiped with blinders on and then throw a bitch fit when people talk about how crappy they music is. 


Outside of a Few MCs, the majority of this next generation is crap imo. But I can't just blame the groups or the labels, It's like a Cycle of Violence one effects the other and it just continues to spiral.






250 in the first week woulda been good in 2001...nowadays, it's just great. rap albums rarrrrely go gold in the first week. kendrick is not a household name, theres no chance he goes gold in 1 week lol. now, the album will go platinum, which is definitely a success....but i see what ur saying, numbers are down. but xzibit woulda been a better example. he sold 3,200 in the first week after coming out with his best album in over 10 years.

Napalm selling so Low doesn't surprise me, he only release 1 single, The Single it's self wasn't a Juggernaut, didn't even chart if I recall, he didn't do that much promotion and then releases the album just in 1 months time. That IMO was really bad marketing. Game didn't stop releasing single after single until he had some kind of hit when it came to red. A lot of his fans (this forum also) criticized him for doing that, but in the end he managed to find some sorta charting song. Of Course he sold less then Kendrick but Given the Lack Luster Third Album it wasn't surprising.

But Xzibit completely fucked up the Release of Napalm, it's no wonder he sold so low. He didn't have a hit single, he only released 1 single, barely gave any interviews, he basically popped up outta no where, and before buzz could be spread he released it literally in a months time. I'm sorry but as good as the album is (Which it is, It's gotten non-stop rotation in the ride right now) he fucked up royal. If your product isn't on peoples minds, or exposed enough it's not gonna sell even if it's the cure for cancer.

But yeah Sells are down all over is the main point. The Problem is the rappers in the industry just don't put out the same quality that they used too. E-40 shat out 3 Albums in a row and they barely contained anything good imo. The Rappers need to get into the Thriller state of Mind. When Jackson made Thriller the concept wasn't just oh have a few hit singles and release the album, the concept was that every song on the album be a hit. Rappers need that today. Xzibit released 1 single and then just released the album, Game got him self a hit after he released a bunch of crappy singles, then the hit song was literally the high point of his album. With the way the industry is I'd rather listen to old funk records then any new shit because it's gotten so bad.
 

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« Reply #96 on: November 05, 2012, 11:11:56 PM »
Kendrick Lamar is a WEST COAST rapper with obvious influences from all music, which is a good thing. He just raised the bar for the entire WEST COAST hip-hop community.  Just because he doesn't have melodic g-funk synth sounds it doesn't make it less "west coast".  Just because he is so advanced lyrically with complex rhyme structures and different cadences, doesn't mean he's not west coast.  Kendrick Lamar from Compton, California shows the growth of WEST COAST rap music and IT'S ABOUT TIME!!!  #compton

 

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« Reply #97 on: November 06, 2012, 07:56:15 PM »
^^ I couldn't agree more. Kendrick raised that fuckin bar super high the sad part is that eastcoast praises Kendrick more then the westcoast cause eastcoast is more into true lyricism more than the westcoast who's all about g_funk & gangsta rap. I can remember when game first dropped they ya'll called him a eastcoast rapper too damn! I swear ya'll don't appreciate shit if it ain't g-funk n shit open ya ears ya'll #westwest#
 

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Re: Kendrick Lamar is an EAST COAST rapper
« Reply #98 on: November 06, 2012, 08:02:08 PM »
where the fuck the balance at? al i hear is either "kendrick is the greatest!" or "kendrick is weak!"...whatever happened to him just bein a solid mc? he's not droppin classics and he's not floppin' either. he's makin good music and still growing as an artists...mufuckaz saying he's the west coast messiah and mufuckaz sayin he's worthless both need 2 shut the fuck up.