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    Nas always get hit with the hyprocricy rant, yet Kanye gets a pass. I see right through Kanye's fascade. I feel he uses the concious mc as a gimmick. How could the Jiggamen tell Nas 'is it black girls lost/or you owe me ice'. Mr. Businessman should look at his own artist. First the Workout Plan, now Diamonds from Sierra Leonne. Somebody's been studying Nas.

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    kanye is the first to point out that hypocrisy.... Just listen to the college dropout....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ironlungz
    kanye is the first to point out that hypocrisy.... Just listen to the college dropout....
    yep...........NAS will beat you over the head with how anti-pop he is, then he does a song with GENUWINE......

    .....that being said NAS is on the right path with his last couple albums

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    So Kanye does get the double standards?

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    nas>kanye first of all..

    i think everyone's noticed this, songs like new york state of mind glorifying crime and then 'i can'. i cant explain it, i still like nas though. a lot of rappers do this, they rap about crime even if they never did it, even biggie and pac. (shocking, i know)
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    Default Re: Why the pass for Kanye?

    is because of these hypocrisies that i believe all hiphop artists need to just make their music and KEEP THEIR FUCKIN MOUTH SHUT!
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    I had the notion Kanye was glorifying diamond, now I hear the remix and he's mentioning kids arms getting chop off in Sierra Leonne. If this was Nas, he would of caugh heat. But, Kanye seems to get a sanding ovation for every unoriginal thing he does.

    Sorry I've seen the greats: RZA (production), and Nas (lyrics) do a much better job innovating the rap game. Kanye's not doing anything new or better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dns
    I had the notion Kanye was glorifying diamond, now I hear the remix and he's mentioning kids arms getting chop off in Sierra Leonne. If this was Nas, he would of caugh heat. But, Kanye seems to get a sanding ovation for every unoriginal thing he does.

    Sorry I've seen the greats: RZA (production), and Nas (lyrics) do a much better job innovating the rap game. Kanye's not doing anything new or better.
    at this moment in 2005.....I dont think there is anyone in the rap game making beats better than KANYE WEST

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    Quote Originally Posted by tical2000
    at this moment in 2005.....I dont think there is anyone in the rap game making beats better than KANYE WEST
    HeatMakerz make better beats than Kanye.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hayabusa
    HeatMakerz make better beats than Kanye.
    I kinda disagree with that. It's just my humble opinion, but i don't understand why people are loving so much the Heatmakerz' beats. I hate the way they over-use toms, crashes and hi hats to give some energy to their tracks. It's way too much for my ears.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pi-pol
    I kinda disagree with that. It's just my humble opinion, but i don't understand why people are loving so much the Heatmakerz' beats. I hate the way they over-use toms, crashes and hi hats to give some energy to their tracks. It's way too much for my ears.
    Yeah but it's perfect for Dip Set's type of rapping. Shit sounds guuuuud.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dns
    I had the notion Kanye was glorifying diamond, now I hear the remix and he's mentioning kids arms getting chop off in Sierra Leonne. If this was Nas, he would of caugh heat. But, Kanye seems to get a sanding ovation for every unoriginal thing he does.

    Sorry I've seen the greats: RZA (production), and Nas (lyrics) do a much better job innovating the rap game. Kanye's not doing anything new or better.
    WTF? On the og song and the remix when hes saying put ur diamonds in the sky hes talking about the roc sign not diamonds from the earth. Im not even a fan of his but dont slamm him on glorifying diamonds when hes not.

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    as far as changing the rap game........KANYE WEST has, since BLUEPRINT dropped everybody uses those sped up soul samples now......so he changed the game

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    i dont think kanye tries to be necessarily a 'conscious' emcee...just not a 'thugs/guns/hoes' type one, in which case 'the new workout plan' is fine since he's not being a thug or anything, just more pop, which kanye never said he wasn't

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    Quote Originally Posted by PN_00
    well, you know RZA's been doin that since shadowboxin...
    yep RZA is the master........but after BLUEPRINT dropped, and album has not come out that does not use the speed up soul sample

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