Whether you like the album or you don't, the Atlanta trapper's major label debut is a generational touchstone. Abe Beame explains why.
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Deen didn’t want to write this, but he had to. Ain’t this some anticlimactic shit? This might be the first reconciliation track between two previously “beefing” rappers that was simultaneously anticipated and unanticipated, if that makes any sense. I knew I was going to write this shit when Rawse tweeted the picture of him and […]
By Deen
Deen is higher than a pelican. I didn’t fuck with Jeezy’s music until he dropped The Recession back in 2008. Maybe that’s a slight exaggeration. It was really when “3AM” dropped that I was willing to allow that Jeezy was more than mere adlibs or that maybe being that mere adlibs wasn’t the worst thing […]
By Deen
Has this ever happened in rap history? Has there ever been a remix to a major hit single where they dry-erased all verses from the original rapper himself? Is this merely a sign of defeat? An acknowledgement that Trinidad James would get “1 Trained” alongside Tip, Jeezy and Tity? Or this just a ploy to […]
Deen is having his wisdom teeth removed. Pay Pay the man some money for morphine. Believe me when I tell you that the most interesting thing about 2Chainz’s T.R.U.Realigion mixtape was Cap.1 one’s appearance on “Turn Up.” I’m serious. When that tape dropped in Winter 2011, I was deep in the throes of confusion with […]
By Deen