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You gotta love Donald Glover. Yesterday his rapping alter ego, Childish Gambino declared war on several high profile mcs during a performance in Sydney Australia. Gambino boasted in a freestyle, “…I’ll cut their head off, that’s every rapper living/That’s Kendrick, That’s Drake/That’s Schoolboy, that’s everyone/I don’t give a …”
All we can say is that Gambino hasn’t been given enough respect in this hip hop game. In other words, if this drama raises his profile – so be it. Let the battle begin!
Below are two videos from the Sydney show along with the “Sweatpants” video and our throwback joint of the day – “Freaks and Geeks.”
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Common’s album, “Nobody’s Smiling” was released to rave reviews. Here’s one of the most powerful bangers off the album, “Diamonds” featuring an able assist from Big Sean…”Stay, stay on your grind like foreplay.”
So many of today’s rappers talk about the same limited subject matter(money, cars, women)that it’s refreshing when someone comes around who sheds light on what your everyday artist REALLY has to go through. Dunson is that someone. Check out his clever take on the struggles of making it in the industry – “Broke Ass Dope Ass Rapper.”
Superheroes weren’t the only thing seen around Comic-Con this past weekend. The diabolical Bizmarkie also put in an appearance to promote “The Book of Life,” a 3-D animated film due out this October. His classic hit, “Just A Friend” is featured in the movie, so of course he performed it for the crowd with Channing Tatum joining in the fun.