After Big Sean and Kendrick dropped their controversial new song, fans have reacted to the crazy verse that has sent shockwaves through the rap world! Overall, the reaction is totally positive.
Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electron released their hot new song “Control” on August 13, and not only is it trending on Twitter, it has caused the rap world to freak out over Kendrick’s verse, where he raps about being the “king of New York.” Fans were quick to react to his bid to steal the attention away from the biggest names in the rap community, and we have collected all their best quotes.
Kendrick Lamar’s Verse — Fans React
Kendrick, 26, raps the most notable verse in the song, where he calls out all other rappers and tells them to step up their game:
I’m usually homeboys with the same n****s i’m rhymin wit/But this is hip hop and them n****s should know what time it is/And that goes for Jermaine Cole, Big K.R.I.T., Wale, Pusha T, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Drake, Big Sean, Jay Electron‘, Tyler, Mac Miller/I got love for you all but I’m tryna murder you n****s/Tryna make sure your core fans never heard of you n****s.
And fans had quite a lot to say! Here are some of their best tweets:
“Kendrick aint diss nobody he was basically saying Everything is a competition ain’t no friends when you tryna get to the top.”
“Kendrick Lamar tryna get everyone to get back to being competitive in the rap game again. I loved it!”
“Hahaha rappers all over America holding off on posting their datpiff Versace dub to write Kendrick esque bars”
“Kendrick Lamar ended so many careers today. Shall we have a moment of silence though @kendricklamar”
“Whole time, I fast forward smoove pass Big Sean’s verse and just turned the song off after Kendrick’s, no shade.”
“The people who Kendrick Lamar mentioned shouldn’t feel threatened. The ones he didn’t mention should. Cuz to him the rest are none factors.”
“The rap game is finna be real interesting over the next few months all thanks to Kendrick Lamar.”
“Kendrick just reminded ya’ll that this is Hip Hop. A competition of words. No rap beef… just lyrical challenge. As it should be.”
Kendrick Lamar’s Verse: Other Rappers React To Verse
Fans were not the only ones to react to this video — so did the rappers in question!
“I hear u loud and clear my n***a… @kendricklamar” Pusha T tweeted at him.
“If I can’t do no more nouns or verbs ima start comin with the wildest adjective bars that anyone has ever heard,” Mac Miller added.
Even big names in rap/hip-hop who weren’t mentioned in Kendrick’s rap appear to have something to say about it.
“KENDRICK!!!!!” Diddy tweeted. ”Ohhhh Sh********t”
What do YOU think HollywoodLifers? Do you love or loath the verse? Do you think it is cool?
— Eleanore Hutch
More Kendrick Lamar & ‘Control’ News:
- Kendrick Lamar Calls Out Drake & More Rappers On Big Sean’s ‘Control’
- Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Control’ Rap: Mac Miller & More Targets Respond