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NEWSFLASH: Karaoke with me Tonight!

A year ago there was something called "Krunkaoke" every wednesday night at a club nearby. I went religiously and became one of the few creepy superstar regulars who dropped hot gangsta classics every Wednesday. The first time I went I was really nervous, but after doing "How We Do" by The Game, I was hooked. Eventually Krunkaoke became too packed (is that possible?), and they cancelled it!

Desperate for a Karaoke fix, I started going to Rain, which is a gay club a couple blocks from where I live. They had a cool light up stage, but the mediocre sound system and guys trying to grab my ass left me looking for alternatives.

Then one night it happened. I was working late and I thought I heard bad singing at the club downstairs. Could it be... Karaoke?

Kendrick Lamar and His Verse

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I'm usually homeboys with the same niggas I'm rhymin' with But this is hip-hop and them niggas should know what time it is And that goes for Jermaine Cole, Big KRIT, Wale Pusha T, Meek Millz, A$AP Rocky, Drake Big Sean, Jay Electron', Tyler, Mac Miller I got love for you all but I'm tryna murder you niggas

Kendrick Lamar has made the Internet go abuzz after releasing this verse on Big Sean's "Control." Ever since publicly calling out all these rappers, hip-hop has been reenergized. It's only been a few days, but it's already solicited responses rappers like Lupe Fiasco, B.o.B., and even Iman Shumpert (yes, New York Knicks basketball player).

I love the fact that Kendrick Lamar did this. I have been growing appreciation for him the past few years, and this verse that he just dropped sky sped up that process. Now personally, I don't think he's necessarily dissing the other rappers he mentioned and badmouthing their raps. Especially due to the fact that Big Sean and Jay Electronica were on the very same track, and he has had collaborations with others (like "Fucking Problems" with A$AP Rocky). I mean, it is ironic that all the rap responses he has received are by rappers he did not mention.

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