(AllHipHop News) It seems there are still rap fans that feel a certain way about Vince Staples’ comments on 1990’s Hip Hop. During an interview last October, Staples stated he did not understand why the decade was considered the “Golden Era” of the culture. The California spitter caught some backlash for the statements months ago, but the conversation heated up again after Lord Jamar shared his opinion on the matter.
Jamar did an interview with VladTV where the Brand Nubian member took issue with Staples saying the 90’s didn’t even have a Kanye West. Jamar’s critique mostly centered around the idea of people wanting to promote what he called a “euro-based” (sales, money) criteria for greatness rather than an “afro-based” (cultural impact, quality) criteria.
A Twitter user supported Jamar’s point of view by sending Staples a picture of a few top stars from the 90’s and writing, “Pay attention to what [Lord Jamar] has to say.” The Def Jam recording artist replied with a simple “lmao.”
Jamar then responded to the Twitter exchange by asking Staples, “What’s funny bruh? People just correcting your statement by giving numerous examples.”
Staples sent a message back that read, “I’m laughing cause I never thought I’d hear a n*gga ever say listen to what Lord Jamar has to say.”
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Read the tweets below.
— Musical Fury (@MusicalFury) January 12, 2016
— Vince Staples (@vincestaples) January 12, 2016
— Lord Jamar (@lordjamar) January 12, 2016
I'm laughing cause I never thought I'd hear a n#### ever say listen to what Lord Jamar has to say @lordjamar
— Vince Staples (@vincestaples) January 13, 2016