Nas and Hit-Boy just released their new “King’s Disease III” album and although 21 Savage believes its good music, that is all there is to it from the rap legend.
DJ Akademiks recently caught heat for his disrespect of the icons who paved the way. It got the ire of the likes of LL Cool J and more.
The Slaughter Gang rapper was also accused of “ageism” as he discredited how relevant Nas is in today’s hip hop landscape. He didn’t even take the Queensbridge rapper’s 2020 Grammy as anything to write home about surrounding the relevancy topic.
21 Savage, who first made a name for himself as part of the California rap collective the Southern Camp, has carved out a unique style of rap that eschews commercialism and embraces violence.
In this video, 21 Savage claims that the “old generation” of hip hop like Nas are irrelevant. 21 Savage is currently one of the biggest rappers in the world, and his opinion on the state of the genre is worth considering.
Hip hop has seen a lot of change over the years, and while some rappers may feel that the old guard is irrelevant, 21 Savage says that he is still relevant and making great music. Watch the video to find out what he thinks and how you can find out for yourself.
The discussion tossed around several hip hop heavyweights such as Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Scarface, Too Short and Fat Joe as candidates for relevant “old rappers” … while Kool G Rap and Big Daddy Kane also caught slander for a nonexistent joint album.
21 is currently the Billboard 200 co-leader thanks to his Drake collaborative album “Her Loss” … which probably explains why he’s feeling so confident in conversations like these.