Mary, Mary…WHY YA BUGGIN?
Run-D.M.C. played a role in my transformation from mild-mannered scrub to lifelong Hip-Hop addict and voracious music fiend (and also a slightly older scrub).
Of course I had to put down a few words about this one.
Now, to be quite honest, I’m not going to go into Compton native Kendrick Lamar‘s bio too much, there’s plenty about him all over the blogosphere, but, for the completely uninitiated, here’s my less-than-30-words-summary: California rapper hailed as the next big thing due to his impressive lyricism, strong storytelling skills, and a penchant for deep introspection and social commentary…ya bish.
Depression shouldn’t sound this jaunty.
“Somewhere between my living and dying, between tribulation and triumph, I’ve been trying to figure who I am…”
yU is the king of what he does.
First thing that went through my mind when I started listening to Quadir Lateef‘s Rebel Forces: “Damn, this dude sounds like Biggie.”
Second thing that went through my mind when I started listening to Quadir Lateef’s Rebel Forces: “Damn, this dude is pretty awesome.”