"I didn't think before I spoke."
The new wave of rappers are pretty questionable to true hip-hop fans. According to those well-versed in the genre, artists like Young Thug, Lil Uzi Vert, and Lil Yachty shouldn’t be the new poster children for rap. In my opinion, I feel sorry for this generation’s music. Growing up, we had rappers like Tupac, Biggie, and Nas. They not only rapped about the cars, the clothes, and the jewelry, but they also rapped about social issues and acted as advocates of change.
These days, we barely know what the hell they’re saying, let alone what they’re talking about. I used to look up the lyrics to songs because they were cool and I wanted to sing along. Nowadays, I look up the lyrics because I don’t know what the f**k they are saying. That makes me wonder: Who influenced these kids?
A few months ago, Lil Yachty was asked his thoughts on The Notorious B.I.G. and his music. The rapper admitted that he thinks Biggie is “overrated” and he’s never listened to his music. Rap and hip-hop enthusiasts went berserk. Now, the new-age rapper is recanting his statement.
“Before I said that I was in the blind. I feel like I owe an apology,” he said.