Friday, February 5, 2016

ICYMI, Kevin Hart's rap response to Kendrick Lamar

'Control' issues? Chocolate Droppa to the recue

ICYMI, Kevin Hart’s rap response to Kendrick Lamar


Poor Big Sean. The rapper’s new album, Hall of Fame, featuring Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, Nas and others, is due out Tuesday. It leaked a week early. But that’s not the problem. A 7-minute track that got left off the CD, “Control”, is getting all the attention.

Primarily because of an aggressively boastful verse from young Kendrick Lamar, in which the Compton-born MC claims to be “king of New York” while calling out a number of rappers – by name, including A$AP Rocky, Wale, Mac Miller, Drake and Jermaine Cole – to bring up their games.

The track has been driving the hip hop community crazy.

So earlier this week, Chocolate Droppa stepped up to frame a succinct response to Lamar’s braggadocio.

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Chocolate Who? You never heard of Chocolate Droppa? That’s the rap alter ego of Philly’s Kevin Hart. And we think it’s a response. We’re not really sure what he’s getting at with “I got porta-potties in the dugout – first base!”

But we know it’s aimed at Lamar. Take that!


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