2013, as I've said before, has been a good year for hip-hop. It may have something to do with Kendrick's beast verse on Big Sean's "Control" with Jay Electronica. Kendrick literally drops the names of some of the best rappers currently, including Jay Electronica AND Big Sean (who he raps with in the same song), stating that he's trying to make them irrelevant and unimportant. It was a historical moment for hip-hop and shifted the focus from the typical nonsense you hear in hip-hop to keeping it real and taking things back to the way hip-hop was.
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