Joell Ortiz - Can’t You Tell

Posted 7 years ago
Tags: Joell Ortiz
Producer:
Statik Selektah
Album:
Free Agent Mixtape

The plight of Joell Ortiz is well documented. An immense underground buzz helped the Aftermath first-round draft pick find a place at the label of Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent, Dr. Dre and Eminem.  Once Coach Dre and his rookie-of-the-year had their falling-out, however, it was back to the underground for the Brooklyn bully. On Can’t You Tell, Ortiz sums up his time with the West Coast legend; “I got the voice of a champ, flow like the levee broke/Fadeaway/I bet a Dre publishing check, you won’t.” Off the forthcoming Free Agent Mixtape, one of the games brightest explains the ins and outs of the industry over a lush beat from Statik Selektah. With a waterfall of melody and a quick scratch sample of Jay-Z, this hustler’s ambition is reminiscent of a certain Latino rapper from the BX.

Joell Ortiz

Written by
Posted 7 years ago

More from Joell Ortiz

Featured Video

New Features

2016-04-29-logic-gaming-channel

Logic Just Launched a Gaming Channel, This Is Why It’s A Big Deal

Laugh if you want, but there's huge money to be made in gaming and Logic's getting there first. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Yoh
2016-04-29-royce-da-59-alcoholism-music

“I Needed It For My Edge”: Royce Da 5’9” Comes Clean About His Alcoholism & Music

Royce shatters the myth of the genius-artist-addict by talking about how his sobriety lead to great music and a number one album. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Nathan S.
2016-04-29-drake-kanye-joint-album

Drake & Kanye’s Joint Album Will Never Happen & That’s a Good Thing

Drake revealed that he and Kanye were supposed to do an album together, still might. Here's to hoping it never actually happens. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Yoh
2016-04-28-just-blaze-two-albums-unreleased-jay-z

Just Blaze Says He Has Two Albums Worth of Unreleased Jay Z Music

There's more unreleased, potentially classic material sitting on Just Blaze's servers than most rappers have ever actually dropped. Read More
Posted 3 days ago by Yoh
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.