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[Entertainment news]Rakim Sets The World on Fire With Tweets About Today’s Rap Music

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Rakim Sets The World on Fire With Tweets About Today’s Rap Music
Roman White February 14, 2018
Rakim is not rocking with today’s hip-hop scene. The Goat emcee and one half of the legendary DJ/Rapper duo Eric B & Rakim, took to Twitter on Tuesday to – with as much detail as possible and taking full advantage of the extended character count– make his opinion on the rap scene today known.
“You are now witnessing the devolution of rap music,” Rakim said. “The death of poetry and smoothness, they use this. The absence of a message. The inability to create meaningful change through words and verses, but the worse is, they don’t even know they hurt this artful purpose, it’s tragic.”
Rakim’s sentiments have been echoed from a few of the music industries OG’s who feel that what made Hip-Hop powerful is being lost. Legendary Producer Quincy Jones in a recent interview with vulture said that with the exception of Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar the hip-hop music coming out was valueless. Jones referred to artists of today and producers as being “greedy” and unknowledgeable of the history.
Rakim and Quincy Jones may have a point as artists today have been if nothing else, ignorant of the history of the rap game. Platinum selling rapper XXXtentacion in a Twitch interview with DJ Akademiks claimed he was better than Tupac Shakur because Tupac didn’t make rock music. Lil Yachty in a 2016 interview with Billboard, couldn’t name five songs from neither Notorious B.I.G. or Tupac and even went as far as calling Biggie overrated, a statement which he later apologized for.
There does seem to be a vast disconnect with the OG’s and the new rappers with the almost blatant disrespect on both sides. The question now is if we’ll see the God emcee, Rakim, get back in his bag and drop some new music to ruffle some feathers.

You are now witnessing the devolution of rap music. The death of poetry and smoothness, they use this. The absence of a message. The inability to create meaningful change through words and verses, but the worse is, they don’t even know they hurt this artful purpose, it’s tragic.
— Eric B and Rakim™ (@EricBandRakim) February 12, 2018

You need to look real close at this previous tweet that’s reached almost 1 million people already and see what you read.
It says “rap” not “hip hop”.
If you don’t know the difference, you can’t make a difference. #KNOWtheLEDGE
— Eric B and Rakim™ (@EricBandRakim) February 14, 2018

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[420] God’s Gift Strain Review

So, my homie hit me up earlier and told me he had got hold of “God’s Gift,” so I wanted to give it a try since I haven’t smoked this strain before. God’s Gift is an Indica strain whose parents are OG Kush and Granddaddy Purp. When I grabbed the buds, they were dense and hearty, with a sweet fruity scent. Now that I’m off work, which is the perfect time to try this strain, I’m rolled up and ready to go! -Lights Zippo.

The taste is lovely! The sweet classic OG Kush flavor is slight, along with the grapes that remind me of home in Louisiana. The scent carries well in the wind, as purple should. The aftertaste is a mixture of Earthy and Grapeish after tones. The smoke is nice and milky, which gives you a nice cough. This is perfect for an Indica strain!

As I’m typing this review, I’m halfway through this Swisher. The onset of the high has a gradual transition, which should hit you just nicely after about 9 minutes. Euphoric and relaxing, all I can think about doing is eating a Craig-sized bowl of cereal, showering, eating, and letting Dragon Ball Super end up watching me. Homie, this is going to be some good sleep.

Overall, I give this strain 4.5 out of 5 stars. I would not recommend smoking this bud as a daytime smoke. Why? I’m glad you asked, young Grasshopper. You’re not gonna wanna do ANYTHING. As for chilling out before bedtime fresh out the shower with your significant other, your TV, or both, I give this a greenlight! Throw away those sleeping pills and keep this in your nightstand! I’ll see y’all later though. -Goes to pantry.

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