(AllHipHop News) A decade after King Los refused to appear on Diddy’s 2002 Making The Band he signed with Bad Boy Records and yesterday (March 19th) announced his release from the label. In his exclusive interview with AllHipHop, Los speaks on Diddy’s critical nature, respect from his peers and Kendrick Lamar’s praise of his “Control” freestyle.
Los held a private listening session at the newly renovated Quad Studios for his upcoming mixtpae, Zero Gravity II. At the event, Los spoke on his former boss’ critical ways:
Puff kind of had an affect on the way I make music, because he is very critical and it made me just want to step my game up. It’s not the easy to play a record for him and he be, like, thoroughly impressed. It’s a gamble any time you play a record for him you might be totally in love with the record and he be like [blank stare].
A few weeks after Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse set the rap world on battle mode in August of last year, he stated that King Los had the best “Control” freestyle. Los, who has a new song on his mixtape which creatively flips why his peers do not collaborate with him as much, spoke on how impressed he was with Kendrick for his honesty:
I thought that was dope, in an era where people don’t really give props and don’t really acknowledge their peers, don’t give the necessary accolades to the right people, I thought that was dope.
King Los’ Zero Gravity II will be available on March 24th.
Check out the snippet of King Los’ interview with AllHipHop: