Long before Jay-Z considered himself The King, there was DMC of Run DMC (In the middle above) who proclaimed himself The King of Rock, which was audacious in itself in the 80s. But, lo and behold in 2013, the two kings have a very different opinion of each other. Basically, DMC is not feeling that Jay-Z is not "hot" in the streets. He feels that people are brainwashed to like him.
Here is what he said in a recent interview:
“It was inevitable that hip-hop became commercialized but along the way our power got taken away. Now you got the same 12 records on radio being played over and over again. Lil Wayne, Jay Z ain’t hot, it’s just they’re programmed so many times people are brainwashed.”
“What made us, KRS, Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul great was that we wanted to change the world, taking responsibility for our actions. Now everything that’s negative in stupid ass America is
What do you think?
Here is "King of Rock" for your viewing pleasure.
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