With every album, love him or hate him. Drake, has at least one or a few of his records constantly remixed and/or flipped into freestyle’s. This go around with his latest album, Certified Lover Boy. That record appears to be the Masego-sampled opening track, Champagne Poetry.
As just a day after Chicago emcee, Lupe Fiasco, flipped it into, Diet Soda Poetry. Freddie Gibbs comes back and flips it into, Vice Lord Poetry. Absolutely destroying it with from the opening bars. With lyrics such as, “I was Big Rabbit before the birth of my son. The Earth ain’t big enough for both of us, you gotta get done. They say they smokin’ Top 5’s. But you ain’t burned up the one.” Which may or may not be a shot at Kendrick Lamar’s recent guest verse on Baby Keem’s, Family Ties.
Whether it’s a shot at Kendrick or not, Gibbs definitely shows why he’s one of the best emcee’s alive right now. As he references everything from Rick Ross to Jeezy, Nas and his GRAMMYs snub among several topics. He touches on. That has this feeling like the Fakeshoredrive and blog era, all over again.