Who's better than this man lyrically? Protip: no one he is the G.O.A.T
Literally Eminem. Kendick is a better "artist", but lyrically, he isnt even a fraction as capable as Eminem. Em is vicious. Kendrick sucked on Black Friday so hard idk how one could even compare the two, lyrically speaking.
Eminem has good wordplay, but he puts wordplay on random shit like "they go nuts, macadamia" and "mom's spaghetti". Kendrick raps about gang violence and world problems, not about what he had for lunch
It is. Hopefully his next album will be as mindblowing as his previous, releasing a shitty first single, like I Love Myself, then following it up with the best songs and album of the decade.
Do you guys think he was outdone by Kanye lyrically in this one?
Death Grips is good instrumentally, but their rapping isn't outstanding. Aesop Rock is garbage based on his latest album. Outkast is good, though I've remembered them more for their soul instrumentation more than their rapping. I've never heard Big L, aside from Survival of the Fittest. Song is tight.
We have Kanye and Kendrick today. The past year alone has been chalked full of great hip hop albums. Enough to make it the most listened-to genre across the planet. I don't think the '90s had the same impact.