If you’re a real hip-hop fan, you might be in mourning today.  If hip-hop wasn’t dead with the rise of bubble gum artists like Soulja Boy and Chief Keef, you have to feel horrible about the signing of the raper Trinidad James by Def Jam records.  Maybe there’s a place for men like Trinidad James, but that place is not in the world of traditional hip-hop.  Fortunately, some big name artists are speaking up against the buffoonery of James and his video, as well as his lack of lyrical ability.  Listening to this music is like listening to a first grader who never learned how to read.  Some might say that it’s pathetic. Thankfully, Q-Tip also has a few things to say about this: On Thursday it was officially announced that Def Jam had signed “All Gold Everything” rapper Trinidad James for a reported $2 million, which seems to have upset hardcore hip-hop fans, including Q-Tip. The famed rapper expressed his frustration on Twitter without naming anyone specific. “Yo @DefJamRecords brass! remember your BRAND! And what @unclerush n co put out. Please! Don’t be short sighted Now you put that together and tell me what you think? for more click here(vladtv)

Q Tip Speaks Out Against Def Jams Signing of Coonish Rapper Trinidad James

If you’re a real hip-hop fan, you might be in mourning today.  If hip-hop wasn’t dead with the rise of bubble gum artists like Soulja Boy and Chief Keef, you have to feel horrible about the signing of the raper Trinidad James by Def Jam records.  Maybe there’s a place for men like Trinidad James, but that place is not in the world of traditional hip-hop.  Fortunately, some big name artists are speaking up against the buffoonery of James and his video, as well as his lack of lyrical ability.  Listening to this music is like listening to a first grader who never learned how to read.  Some might say that it’s pathetic.

Thankfully, Q-Tip also has a few things to say about this:

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2 comments

  1. They knew he couldn’t rap the first day in the studio, regardless how it was played it was a well thought out campaign. This tells me that he has invisible hands at work. None the least, the fire is burning out and giving rise to the newest artist, Cody Vegas who is making some heads turn with new song Molly Steady.

  2. MORE BS RAP ON THE WAY FROM DEAF JAM.

    SMH.