Producer Fires Back At Drake/J. Cole Critics
12:00PM ET November 17th, 2010
Contributor : Hip Hop Blog Staff
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Last week, legendary hip hop producer praised newcomers like Drake and J. Cole for 'bringing lyricism back' to mainstream hip hop. Apparently, some people didn't agree with Primo's take on things and decided to let him know about it. The beatmaker has fired back at those who scoffed at his estimation of Drizzy and J. Cole's talents.
"To those people who typed that [I shouldn't have co-signed them,] how many other 22 and 23-year-old that's out right now that's relevant, that's got some lyrics that's banging or any wordplay for that matter?" Premier said in an interview. "Send them to me or send me their MP3, if it's banging like that, I'ma play it. I don't really play Drake on my show, I got a radio show every Friday that breaks underground hip-hop, I don't play Drake on my show I like him and what can you say about him that you don't like? His stage presence had to improve a little bit, he's worked on that now. I went to his concert at Radio City. J. Cole is not wack, he's got lyrics. How can you say that?"
"And then they're saying 'How can you not say Joell Ortiz?,'" Primo continued. "Joell Ortiz has been out for a long time. Y'all are just getting up on it, you late motherf*cker. You're a computer f*ck, I'm a computer f*ck too but you're a computer f*ck-hole. Give them a corny name, f*ck-hole, that's not a name I'd normally say -- but put them in the corny box."