Lupe Fiasco Says Kendrick Lamar Isn’t a Top-Ranked Lyricist

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Tell us how you really feel, Lupe...

Lupe Fiasco has landed himself in some hot water by challenging the legitimacy of Kendrick Lamar’s lyricism on Twitter. In a since deleted tweet, the rapper most notable for his 2006 song “Kick, Push” explained to a fan that he didn’t consider K. Dot to be an “elite” top-tier lyricist.

Since “retiring” from music, Lupe spends most of his time playing competitive video games and analyzing rap music on social media. When one fan asked him who he thought was the better rapper between Logic and Kendrick Lamar, he responded with this:

I’ll put it to you like this. K. Dot is not a top tier lyricist to me and my standards when it comes to punchlines and bars. His overall lyrics are good, his stories phenomenal, but punchline entendre lyrically I don’t see it.

Kendrick, who is up for a backpack full of Grammys with his 2017 album DAMN. has yet to respond, but this is hip-hop and you can’t just go around saying stuff like that without repercussions.

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