From Drake to Jay Electronica, we tracked the course of 11 careers since that game-changing verse five years ago.
Drake's 'Scorpion' standout was originally ticketed for the Mississippi emcee.
"I'm two cups in and three shots away… It's hard to protect your feelin's when you so exposed"
Capitalism reinforces the illusion that money is the answer to all problems. As many of our favorite artists have learned, it's not.
"I was investing all my money into it without the label knowing."
“In my mind, I thought I couldn't write like that unless I was in that zone.”
"There can be a thousand great comments, and I’m going to focus on the negative one."
“The whole time, we were trying to meet this moment where he felt good about what he accomplished.”
"It's all love."
"You have to realize that if you don't want to run yourself into a space that you can't get out of."
I’ll save the classic label for years to come, but on this day, the first word that comes to mind is masterpiece.
“I like to use imagery that captures the truest form of the music’s nature.”
It's easy to understand why K.R.I.T. prefers rapping over his own beats.
K.R.I.T. season is upon us.
And Tory Lanez sounds like he's in pain.
Meaningful engagement is only possible if fans both care for and connect with the messenger and the message being delivered.
Rap fans rejoice.