Rappers RESPOND To Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Control’ Verse + Wale Gives His Take [Audio]
The buzz for Kendrick Lamar’s epic verse on Big Sean’s new song “Control” continues! We all know Wale is no stranger when it comes to putting his ego on display. Thanks to Rolling Out, we were able to get our hands on Mr. Folarin response.
Wale gives his take on the verse
Kendrick is a phenomenal rapper. It was a great verse from Kendrick. But I think people are taking it the wrong way. He said my name and a few other names and also said he was the best rapper. I say that I’m the best rapper in every song I’m on, I just don’t call out names. He just did it a different way.
It just hasn’t happened that way in a long time. Those type of records usually come from the bitter rapper who has had his time pass. Since it hasn’t been done by anyone in their prime, it felt shocking. Kendrick gave you a good verse and just named rappers while doing it. Every rapper brags in their own way. He took the position of, ‘whoever is standing in my way, I’m going to do something to you.’
I thank him for mentioning me in that category. I may have felt a certain way if he didn’t mention me. He mentioned the rapper [Drake] who is going to sell the most records this year, and he mentioned the rapper who has sold the most records thus far in 2013. I think I’m in good company.
But I always feel that I’m the best rapper. There are a lot of rappers who have done it for a long time who will tell you that I’m their favorite rapper. In this day and age, the hate is 10 times louder than the love. If someone says, ‘F– you’ it’s a scream. But if they say, ‘You’re the greatest’ it’s a whisper.”
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Many rappers took it personal! Lupe Fiasco, Joell Ortiz of Slaughterhouse, Cassidy and B.o.B. didn’t waste no time with their responses.
Check out all the responses below:
Kendrick Lamar got everyone feeling some type of way! LOL