Originally posted on AllHipHop:
(AllHipHop News) Kendrick Lamar sparked a major lyrically combative moment in Hip Hop last year when his verse from Big Sean’s “Control” made its way to the Internet. Dozens of rappers responded to K. Dot’s challenge to knock him off the throne.
In an extensive feature in the New York Times, the TDE emcee shares his opinion on the lack of competition and aggression in rap music today.
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“If my edge is dull, my sword is dull, and I don’t want to fight another guy whose sword is dull. If you’ve got two steel swords going back and forth hitting each other, what’s gonna happen? Both of them are going to get sharper,” says Lamar. “Everybody that’s in the industry has lost their edge… There’s really no aggression. You gotta say things particular, and everything is…
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