Swizz Beats Calls Out New York Producers & Rappers

(AllHipHop Rumors) Swizz Beatz wants the answer to a question a lot of us have been wondering: what TF has New York been doing lately in Hip Hop.

For a while New York was accused of losing it’s way and it’s “sound”, and some of the rappers from New York not even sounding like they were in fact, from New York. Some have blamed it on a southern takeover of mumble rap diluting the game.

Folks are rocking with Dave East, Young M.A., and a handful of others, but when will New York make a complete comeback? Clearly we see the New York legends dipping in and out, but does Swizz have a point?

Swizz says he gave y’all New York rappers and producers a chance to come in, but now he’s going to just have to take over and bring the heat back.

“I just don’t understand what New York’s been doing. I’ve gave y’all a lot of time producers….everything. I’m not no King or nothing like that you know. How y’all let New York get to this point. I was at Harvard; I’m doing art. I just can’t take it no more.”

The good news is Swizz Beatz is also back in the studio working on DMX’s new album. Every time I see DMX and Swizz together in the studio, I get mad hype, but is it just me, or does it feel like we get this announcement every 6 months. I guess I’ll be gassed when it really comes out.

I can't take it no moreeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm up and ready for whatever!!!!!! Zombie Zone!!!!!

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35 Responses to “Swizz Beats Calls Out New York Producers & Rappers”

  1. ApricotNapalm

    Holla at Drag bro, he’s been droppin verses waiting on beatz- i still listen to the album for nostalgia. He had a wheel chair skit that i thought about when ol boy smack buddy in the wheelchair on wshh

      • #Mr.Toadman AKA Toastman

        Rns. But u gotta admit when X and swizz get together its dope.

    • Papi Peligro

      Man its a wrap. Unless you Jay Z or Nas. You ain’t selling from the 90’s. Drag might as well take his lyrics and them be the battery in a puppet rapper. Its a wrap for 90’S NINJAS. 40’S gray hair. WRAP. Lox I hear coming out too. Its a wrap.

      • Guillaume Pilon

        he was not selling even in the 90s

        but yeah he can cash with some ghostwriting

      • ApricotNapalm

        inclined to agree with u. I think the most of it is hit record money & show money. But i still listen, not everybody kill it still & I dont really buy records but Id go to a concert frfr

  2. 5% Hov

    Nicca sounds old and salty.

    Swiss acting lie his beats still knock the same…. they dont…
    His beats sound uninspired…

  3. Papi Peligro

    If Tribe didn’t have the highest hiphop sales in the US. Ain’t no hope for the old school. You gotta let these kids run their stuff. Cause that was dag on the best album of the year. Hands down not even close. Seriously 2016 was garbage season in rap.

    • Knickfan4life

      it has nothing to do with old or new tribe did haveone of the highest sales for a hip hop album swizz beatz is trash.

      • Knickfan4life

        his beats are just man i hated his stuff and im from the bronx i mean i guess because i listen to pete rock and ced gee and marley and 45king he just does not stack up.

      • Live Well

        Nah, he’s not on that level but he definitely had joints. Being the sound behind DMX alone puts him in elite status to me but I feel you. He has some corny joint in his catalogue too.

      • Knickfan4life

        dame grease did the only song i really love from dmx get at me dog is his best song to me but he has swizz is not one of my favorites but he has some hits.

  4. ursocalledgod

    swizz beats and production were never top ten Imo but I feel what dude is saying. NY used to have a choke hold on the game now theyre few and far between big dogg artists besides the usuals. good hip hop is still there Tribe proved that this year. you just gotta search. ” anything easy to get, is usually not worth having”

  5. PeoplePlease7

    The whole “I’m about to take over the game and bring back the crown to NY” routine played out years ago. These delusional veterans refuse to accept that the musical landscape has changed and that their best work is in the past. Maybe he has some heat left and evolved his sound, but the music consumers have spoken with their wallets even if we hate their choices..

    • Chrisblackusa

      What you don’t understand is NYC radio always set the pace…but then again NYC got bloods and crips on the street so that alone tells you creativity has vanished…NYC never followed or copied in fashion or music or street life….

      • PeoplePlease7

        Don’t forget gentrification. Harlem now ain’t the Harlem of the past but what about other boroughs…

  6. Lord Chief Rocka

    Swizz been playing with key’s…Get it. Trust theres still a market for raw talent. D.M.X could drop independently and still clear a $mill off just 100k units sold. To each his own, but dont sleep on folk because they managed to survive the harsh realites of life to be considered old. Rakim get colder as i get older. Say what you want about N.Y. rappers and producers. My question is what about the d.j. New York d.j.s dont support old ny or new ny. There’s a storm brewing in N.Y.

  7. I_AM_Houston

    if NY cared about all that theyd be pumping NY artists, period. one borrough alone has more people than most US cities…think about that.

  8. Forever Georgia Boy

    New York rappers aren’t going to sound the same if the move down south or the west coast. How many New York rapper actually still reside on the east coast #forevergeorgiaboy #fgb

    • Hoeyuno....2

      Watch the cursing and drop the dots from links….. I feel your pain though. It’s mad frustrating when you write a essay, hit that send button just to realize you put a half curse in there haha

  9. Hoeyuno....2

    Maino and Uncle Murda been putting bangers out. And
    my old school heads quick to say I’m wrong haven’t been listening.. Check maino’s new tape KOB Business and the tracks “The Truth” and “Hate me now”….

  10. Breeze

    Bruh, the labels don’t want to push that ny ish no more. It’s just not flashy enough. THEY DONT WANT US TO HEAR MUSIC WHERE WE CA UBDERSTAND THE WORDS (Khaled voice)

    Of course we get those one or two rappers here and there oke the 2 mentioned in the article. . . But, that’s it and if they don’t turn pop within a year. Or so they just vanish

  11. stephen

    Mannnn Dont take swizz words as hate, but instead as encouragement for NY rappers/djs/producers…..keep puttin out heat…eventually the game will turn back to the east…..specially with Trump in office…i predict alot more heart felt music with substance will be pushed to the forefront….lyrics and wordplay will be back….no more ballin outta control….or biggin up these racists designers type music….

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