Kendrick Lamar Speaks On His "Control" Verse For The First Time

(AllHipHop News) Kendrick Lamar may be speaking to Hot 97 tomorrow morning but Big Boy and Power 106 LA just released Kendrick Lamar’s first response to the controversy around his “Control” verse.

Speaking frankly on , the embattled MC says he was surprised by the response but was able to gain perspective by speaking to the unnamed “ACTUAL Kings of New York” during the week of the MTV Music Video Awards:

The irony of that line… for the people who actually understood it and got it.. were the actual kings of New York. Me sitting down with them this past week and them understanding It’s not about being the king of an actual coast, it’s about leaving a mark as big as Biggie. As big as ‘Pac

The full interview will be on Big Boy’s Neighborhood tomorrow morning (August 29th) at 7:20 A.M.

Check out the interview snippet below:

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