While freestyling at UIC, Lupe name-checked some important dudes just for the fuck of it.
“When you’re done Watching The Throne, turn around and watch me, when you’re done with the Carter 4 come back to me for more, when you’re done with that Drake, now I ain’t trying to hate but I’m back up on my grind and I’m about to skaaaaate on these ni**as!”
“Put it on your blog and your tumblrs on your twitters that Lupe said that he’s the best, NI**A.”
This isn’t that big of a deal, and I don’t see anyone getting their Hanes in a bunch over it. And if you don’t think he did this in part as a “fuck you” to hip-hop media, you’re mistaken.
In fact, I’m glad to see him feeling that competitive fire again. He’ll need that going into the next album.