PackFM Explains "I F*cking Hate Rappers," Common Diss

Exclusive: The QN5 emcee spoke with HipHopDX about his new album and his latest single which includes lines that dis Common.

PackFM made headlines and raised some eyebrows when he titled his album I Fucking Hate Rappers. Originally slated to be a Domingo and Pack offering, the final product features FM over beats by Domingo, Tonedeff, Marco Polo, J-Zone and more. With the digital version available, a limited edition pack is also ready for fans who want more from the emcee. Recently, Pack spoke with HipHopDX about the album, his limited edition pack and explained why he disses Common on his latest single.

HipHopDX: So, there's the limited edition pack of the album with a lot of extras. What made you decide to put together a pack like that?
PackFM: Just to give the listener an all around experience. People want more for their money and we gave it to them. This is a collectors edition, and all the pieces really enhance the record. We need fans to be reconditioned to buying music, so we have to give them things they cant download.

DX: The album, if I'm not mistaken, began as a full length with Domingo only. I see that's evolved into having Domingo tracks alongside others, including Tone. How did that change?
PackFM: Domingo's schedule got really hectic, and we couldn't keep pushing it back anymore, so I reached out to the producers in the camp like Tone, Kno and Deacon,I'd already been talking to J-Zone and Marco Polo about working together, so I figured no better time than now.

DX
: The lines about Common on the single that was just sent out...Where did that come from? What inspired that?
PackFM: Well remember "The Bitch In Yoo?" Common was getting at Ice Cube real hard for switching his whole style up to whatever was the flavor of the month and for being in movies. Look at Common now. I think Common is a talented writer, but he's shown that he's not above flippin' the script for the sake of relevance. [No pun intended].




DX
: His song remains one of the best diss songs to date, according to many. But, I was wondering what made you go at him without provocation. With Ice Cube, there was a beef to address. Is this album going to see a lot of you calling out emcees in general?
PackFM: I don't have any beef with Common, I'm just using hom as an example. I come from a different era, where people were held accountable for things and if you felt something about someone, you said it. What good is me holding my tongue going to do? This album is me saying what i think and feel uncensored. "If you hear a name mentioned, it ain't to gain attention. My intention is the same even if I'm blacklisted." So you might hear a rappers name here and there on the record, but it's not to start a publicity beef, its just how I feel.

DX: A lot of emcees are afraid of that. What allows you to be fearless in that regard? Did the theme "I Fucking Hate Rappers" grant you the freedom to really speak out on emcees that aren't repping it right, in your view?
PackFM: The other day I said, "Why worry about burning bridges, if you aren't trying to cross over?" What is the point of being an artist if you don't express what's on your mind? A lot of rappers are afraid of saying things they feel, because they think it's going to burn bridges. But if you feel a certain way, why do you even want to be affiliated with it? My integrity is way more important than my "connects." Now that doesn't mean I'm going to go around making reckless statements. Anything I say is valid and I'm not in this to disrespect people. I'm just saying what's on my mind.

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105 Comments

  • Loveboat

    Common did a song with the Jonas Brothers. I liked Resurrection and Like water For Chocolate, hell even BE was alright. But that dude has been wack for more than a minute. Yeah im sure common could kill him on the mic.......15 years ago.

  • 2HellNabasket

    I've sat here and read a few of the comments posted. It's hard to believe that this is what the fans of "Hip Hop" has come to. Hip hop is a very competitive genre, in fact... the technique of "diss'n" as an instrument of the genre has been a important factor of the appeal of the hip hop culture. With that said clearly what Pack said on the album wasn't a diss toward any one person/rapper.(Examples are/were needed to bring a point to light). It's about how the culture has been diluted to be a money making machine only... As far as "selling out/growing" as an artist... Yes hip hop and movies have always intertwined...ie;(Crush Grove, Wild Style) etc.If you really know hip hop you would have known bout that! So to say that Pack is diss'n cause Common is in movies and such is absurd. And while yes Tupac made movies... Tupac was still doing the same type of music... In fact to me, movies and his other promos made Tupac even more cocky with his rhymes. Now if we were to look at how it is possible to still do the same type of music and still be able to prosper... KRSone to me is one of the best battle/story tellers who has still been able to keep true to his style and still able to have a strong fan base throughout the years. While you won't see him on a Jonas bros album he still has grown and kept relevance. So to say and artist has to change completely to feed his/her fam is not on point. On a personal note: I'm no whipper snapper, I've seen hip hop in its golden years, and hope to see a hip hop where it ain't all about rims, champagne and money. To me hip hop was meant to educate through entertainment. Like I said before, yes it also was about who's a better MC! So with that said if we are to be fans or artists for that matter we need to leave room for constructive criticism and a bit of competition. Finally...go kop that PackFM joint! It's a great record with an even better message!

  • ivemar80

    Dope lines, and they're the truth. No disrespect to Common though, he's still dope on a good day.

  • Backdraft

    I understand what PackFM was trying to say just because others dont agree with his opinion doesnt mean his opinion went over their heads...he basically was trying to say Common's own words apply to Common now..which isnt really the case - Com in his song talked about how Cube was touting different religious teachings while contradicting ALL of them. As well as well as saying he was a certain way as far as the 'white devil' stuff and the gangster stuff Cube was portraying. by saying that line he did diss common he said a diss song applies to him...to me that basically is calling Common everything Com said about Cube Common's diss came after Cube called him out on a track by the way.. it wasnt like Com just diss him out of nowhere it was provoked. PackFM has no reason to say that - he says its his opinion but really it was a line ot instigate..you see it brought attention his way....But lets be clear Common was always pretty experimental and different starting with his first album people werent feeling that..he when he started working with the Roots Cee-Lo and JDilla THEY were different.. he worked with the Neptunes and Dilla on Electric Circus (which is basically UMC part 1) Kanye was a different type of producer and fBE and Finding forever were just about the same type of album. Just because he doesnt constantly regurgitate the same sound sound and he has had fans in Europe and Asia and his music occasionally reflects that doesnt mean he sold out. make a comment about someone like Jay who blatantly said he Sold out and that he could rap like Kweli or Common but doesnt b/c of money, instead of giving an 'opinion' that suggests that BECAUSE you're successful or known outside of underground circles and dont sound and act exactly the same way you did 15-20yrs ago you're a sell out.

  • DMob

    Packs a dope emcee. Lyrically on writtens, in freestyle or battle. He's talented. Please listen before you spout ish about how Common would tear him up in a battle or 'who this fuck is this guy'. Both of those comments are dumb. Especially when you started with the 'who is this guy' crap. Thats like the trainer who said years ago to his boxer, 'don't worry about it. No ones ever heard of this Tyson guy' Does this make him bad? Whats worse is to find out later that 'tyson' guy that wasn't main stream was 22-0-21 Since I am *SURE* everyone who commented about the 'diss lines' has heard them. Right? Whats so wrong with them? Fuck, he called it like he sees it. Good or Bad. Thats what I want. Rather have that than the reps running music. Then in interviews he says it isnt a diss or personal... To the people saying he is trying to stir up publicity? Wow. I really laugh at that. Stir up publicity by a (again, in my opinion) really small 'diss' on Common? Really? If that was the intent, he could have started so much more with more artists that would fire back, ALOT more publically. And, while this isn't the true topic the term 'sell-out' came out alot. To ME: A Sell out is someone who goes against their opinions/morals to make money and/or further themselves. Since I can't say what Cube or Common really think, I won't venture to call them a sell out. They are both talented... All I am saying is that the ideas at age 16-24 are different than 2 kids later and shit like that. People change, deal with it. That doesnt make you a sell out.... Of course, the otherside of that coin, is you have to admin it. Don't keep claiming your the king of the real underground if you went mainstream, etc..

  • skeptickal

    I ain't really have an opinion on the shit he said about common. But the fucking hate rappers track is awesome, really feelin' it a lot

  • Gully_Foot

    How many of ya'll still playing "Universal Mind Control"? Exactly.

  • V8

    So Beez, you're saying that because Common has recently surfaced as a mainstream artist, that he gets a pass on criticism cus he used to make fucking great hip hop music? I'm sorry, but I'm on the same brainwave as Pack FM. In "I Used to Love H.E.R.", Common criticizes the hip hop world for evolving into something that is purely a business venture, with no regard to great lyricism. Yet, he's on "Make Her Say" with Kanye and Cudi talkin about some bitch he wants to fuck on his "conscious dick". His last album was garbage, even if it got spins on the radio. We don't expect Common to have the same sound as what he had in "Like Water for Chocolate" or "Resurrection", but there shouldn't be a lower expectation on having good lyrics with something to say, cus that's what hip hop is.

  • Elijah Craig

    There's nothing wrong with pointing out the fact that Common has contradicted himself as it pertains to his Cube diss. It was just an example of how hypocritical hip hop has became. @ a time when Cube was making records that catered to the masses instead of challenged them and also jumpin into movies, Common called Cube out on it. NOW Common is making music that caters to the masses and is making movies. Pack didn't say anything was necessarily wrong with doing either thing, he's just saying that one moment Hip Hop was against doing such things, now it's basically all it's about. We need more artists like the 92 Common Sense in the game to provide balance, that's all PackFM is doing. Providing balance, challenging people, sparking conversation and reminding people about where Hip Hop came from.... period.

  • Buy IFHR

    Yo the cut with Deacon the Villain (Production by Kno) is nasty! There ain't no beef just Pack feels that Common is out of character by not staying 100% true to H.E.R.!!!! That's it!!! No drama!

  • BRRRR

    i fuckin hate rappers too unless their named gucci, pac, em, gucci, wayne, gucci or redman

  • houstonze

    You morons can type for days about this shit without ever actually reading the interview. Fucking bravo. Now stfu.

  • BEEZ

    Real wack for this dude to diss Common. So what if Com blew the fuck up. He deserves it he was an underrated and undercelebrated artist for over a decade and he finally started getting some shine and this dude wanna hate?! His logic doesn't even make sense. Com is a thirty- something dude who has matured and evolved as an artist and man. You expect him to stay the same as he was back on Can I Borow a Dollar? His music is still dope and he's a pretty good actor from what I've seen. WTF Pack FM gimme a break YOU'RE WACK

    • ianism

      pfff don't be ridiculous. pack said 'I'm just using hom as an example.' he's only voicing his opinion. common's last album was garbage and he is a mediocre actor. sure, it is totally ok for someone to develop but you're being a fool trying to argue that the dude is wack for saying what he thinks. DX is just trying to start shit... look at PackFM's responses to the questions. they're very reasonable. also, his new album crushes

  • Jsplitt

    Anyone ever see this dude in video interviews? Dude is always mad as hell. I can see why. Ain't nobody buying his records!

    • ianism

      either you've never actually seen an interview or you're just plain unable to understand. he's clearly not mad. clearly not worried about selling copies.

  • GRIOT

    yall focusing on commins beef with cube more than what pack was saying. hiphopdx coulda at least put the actual line up instead of a song that got nothing to do with it

  • Joe Thomas

    How is it that Common didn't sellout and Cube sold out? Common's music has gotten softer and more trash just as every other rapper/actor. Cube just started making family movies. It's not like Are We There Yet was his first movie. Boyz N The Hood was his first movie. Plus, what's wrong with a person wanting to grow up? You people kill me with that sellout shit.

  • Masterooo

    lmao @ this being the first time people have heard of pack fm get your rap knowledge up guys, wutduzfmstand4 is nuts

  • walekilla

    Judging from some of these responses, it seems that a lot of you people are lost.

  • jaggedraw

    like this fool is above everything else he raps about.

  • SPEAK MINDINED

    #1 THIS DUDE IS FUCKING STUPID FOR NAMING HIS ALBUM "I HATE RAPPERS" AND #2 THIS DUDE HAS NO BUSINESS EVEN MENTIONING COMMON'S NAME OUT HIS LAME FUCKING MOUTH WHEN THIS DUDE HASN'T EVEN MADE A MARK OR MADE A LEGENDARY IMPRINT IN THE RAP GAME AS OF YET BECAUSE HE'S STILL A ROOKIE WHO'S JUST SIMPLY LOST IN HIS OWN MIND WITH TRYING TO MAKE A NAME FOR HIMSELF. HE'S JUST PROVING THAT HE CAN'T MAKE A NAME FOR HIMSELF WITHOUT CALLING OUT CATS LIKE COMMON WHO'VE ALREADY BEEN THERE,DONE THAT,AND ACCOMPLISHED THAT.NOW ASK YOURSELVES WHY WOULD THIS PACK FM DUDE EVEN MENTION COMMON'S NAME? DO YOU KNOW HOW OLD "THE BITCH IN YOO" IS? THAT WAS YEARS AGO WHEN PACK WAS A LITTLE KID PROBABLY CRYING AND UPSET ABOUT HOW COMMON PICKED CUBE APART LIKE TICK-TACK-TOE. ICE CUBE DISSED COMMON FIRST WITH "SLAUGHTERHOUSE" AND KEPT ON PUSHING IT IN AND COMMON RESPONDED JUST LIKE HE WAS SUPPOSE TO RESPOND WITH "THE BITCH IN YOO" AND HE AIRED ICE CUBE'S ASS OUT SIMPLE AND PLAIN. THAT WAS BETWEEN COMMON AND ICE CUBE BACK IN 95'-96' SO NOW YOU TELL ME WHERE THE FUCK DOES PACK FM FIT INTO THAT EQUATION? ONLY A BITCH NIGGA WOULD CHOOSE TO STICK HIS NOSE IN BETWEEN THE BUSINESS OF TWO MEN WHEN IT'S NOT EVEN HIS FIGHT TO BEGIN WITH ESPECIALLY IF HE DOESN'T EVEN KNOW NEITHER ONE ON A PERSONAL LEVEL AND HE'S JUST A FUCKING LAME WHO COMES FROM NOWHERE FROM A DELUSIONAL WORLD AND FEELS LIKE HE HAS THE SAY.THIS DUDE DON'T EVEN KNOW COMMON OR ICE CUBE ON A PERSONALLEVEL SO THAT GOES TO SHOW YOU THERE THAT HE'S CATCHING SOME BITCH ASS FEELINGS ABOUT SOMETHING. USUALLY WHEN A NIGGA SAYS SHIT LIKE "I come from a different era, where people were held accountable for things and if you felt something about someone, you said it. What good is me holding my tongue going to do?" IT'S BECAUSE SOMEBODY OR SOMETHING HURT HIS FEELINGS...THIS DUDE IS HURT AND I DON'T KNOW WHY THE FUCK HE'S HURT BUT HE NEEDS TO STOP ACTING LIKE A GIRL AND GET OVER IT AND DISSING OR EVEN MENTIONING COMMON'S NAME WHETHER IT'S BEEF OR NOT AIN'T GONNA SERVE HOMIE NO JUSTICE REGARDLESS...SORRY BUT I CAN'T CO-SIGN DUDE'S THAT SPEAK THEIR MINDS FROM A NEGATIVE BULLSHIT PERSPECTIVE JUST BECAUSE HIS RAP CAREER AIN'T WORKING OUT OR BECAUSE HE HAS A CHIP ON HIS SHOULDER.

    • gc133

      wow you're def. a homosexual. "I'MA O.G." dum lil n*****a look at yourself, your on a computer, jackass no one care if you make threats. if your an O.G. your prob don't know shit about IP adresses and locating ppl through that but what ever. The fact is that you are igronant on Pack. Yeah he aint a hip hop heavyweight but dude can hold his own. Look him up whutduzFMstand4? his first album is dope as hell it was album of the year on ughh.com (undergound Hip-Hop, for those that don't know) he also has 3 other cds that have a whole mess of songs he made together look those up too the called Featured Material vol. 1-3 On the album name, he called it that cuz he hates what rappers did to hip hop. Hip hop isn't just music it a life style look back on the old school and look at present day. back then it was hip hop now its garbage with a couple of diamonds in the rough here and there. Its like what NaS when he said hip hop is dead. don't be mad at the dude for making an opinion

    • geddon

      LIL BOY U GOT LIFE F****D UP DUDE ON SUM REAL SHIT IMA O.G AND DUDE REAL U NEED TA DO YO RESEARCH B4 U SPEAK HE JUST SAYING WHAT HE SEE

    • And Won

      The caps lock doesn't make up for your chode, you illiterate dumb mahfucka!

  • LouP

    Rappers prob hate him maybe he should expand his horizons instead of hating on other professionals in his line of work and make some actual meaningful music

    • LouP

      Ok I respect your opinion and I have listened to some of his music but pretty much what he is doing in that verse is hating, what he is saying is that if you try to commercialize yourself your selling out so I guess Dr.Dre is a huge sellout cause he was in a Dr.Pepper commercial and prob made more money off that than he did off any NWA album how is that ignorance

    • ianism

      it's important to point out that he isn't hating. read the lyrics: “If you played Common, NOW, for Common Sense in ’92 The ‘Bitch In Yoo’ woulda been the ‘Bitch In Yoo Part Two’ But when the main aim is fame, you can’t kick the same shit When no one’s listening, you gotta make some changes Pride gets you nowhere. Niggas become shamless Used to go against the grain, now you ride the wavelength At the end of the day, stand by your statements: “If I don’t like it…I don’t like it – that don’t mean I’m hating”" and how can you judge whether or not he's made meaningful music WITHOUT FUCKING LISTENING? i cannot find a better example of stupid fucking ignorance

  • Mireya

    The point of the record was not to dis Common, it was to bring across to the audience his perspective on the current hip-hop/rap scene. Half of the people commenting are just proving the points Pack FM was making on the album. The album was in no way shape or form made to be a publicity stunt. But of course people immediately jump to make that assumption.

  • Just_Ice

    Once again... Pack FM is an idiot and any of you standing with him are idiots too. Common is soft? Common has grown into a man within Hip-Hop. He is an example of being an individual and still doing what you love. He would be a FOOL to be making the same music as he did 15+ years ago. People say the same thing about Jay. The same about Nas. Yall youngins dont understand what living life and growing to be a man is all about. I guess you'll find out if this CLOWN your man pack fm makes it to the status of a Common. Well, not status because the nigga is wack. His flow is garbage. I guess I mean longevity. Common is a real MC. Common is Hip-Hop. Common is a grown ass man. Yall are a bunch of teenie boppers!

    • tonedeath

      common is a sell-out, not that there's anything wrong with that, I'd probably sell-out if someone offered me a shit-load of money but dissing Pack for spitting his opinions (not something a lot of rappers are able to) shows you no shit all bout hip hop. Go back wayne's dick back in your mouth!

    • And Won

      Common is doing songs with the Jonas Brothers and he stopped saying shit, I bet if he worked at it he could still do some better hip-hop, but Pack is right. Now stfu you sad sap, you love grown men, homo.

    • common anotha sellout

      Common on Wendy williams= not hip hop Make ur money common, I see a homosexual audience is more important than the people who made you.

  • Money First

    1st off Chi-Town is definitely in the building and Common would destroy this dude! Now with that being said I actually like this cat as an artist but what he doesn't understand like a lot of people on here talking that bullshit, is if you want to provide for you and your family on a different scale you have to make music that relates to ALL WALKS OF LIFE and not just your small circle. I don't know about you cats but I was born into the WORLD not just my part of the city and state. Let's change the mentality of "you can't try new things" and learn to grow and expand because its definitely holding many of you back!!!!!!!!!

  • Money First

    1st off Chi-Town is definitely in the building and Common would destroy this dude but with that being said I actually like this cat as an artist but what he doesn't understand like a lot of people on her talking that bullshit is if you want to provide for you and your family on a different scale you have to make music that relates to ALL WALKS OF LIFE and not just your small circle. I don't know about your cats but I was born into the WORLD not just my part of the city and state. Let's change the mentality of you can't try new things or grow and expand because its definitely holding many of you back!!!!!!!!!

    • And Won

      WRONG. You need to learn how to use the internet and then learn to read. This dude PackFM ran the NYC battle scene for years. He would really not care less about battling Common. Actually, he'd probably win in a real battle w/ no Jonas fans in the crowd.

  • vduzen tha bad cuzzin

    common gon' beat dude ass verbally after he gets off the set of his movie son"hahahaa.....CUT..LOl

  • Sensaye112

    Once Common started doing pop songs with British pop sensations and wearin' scarfs and shit I had to fall back. He's a little too pretentious to me. He reminds me of the yuppies that are at his shows. He'll always be a great MC, but I agree with this Pack FM kid. Common used to have a pair, now he's too busy shoppin' with the Jonas Brothers and shit.

    • TAELRIVERINE

      loup...A FEW MC'S? What a fucking stupid statement you just made there. Go do your digging before you run your mouth like that. Your just another typical wannabe underground fan. I bet you like Lupe Fiasco, because he spits intelligent.

    • LouP

      Thanks for the kinds words And Won but Ill pass on STFU cause the essence of hip hop is long gone there are a few MC's trying to revive it but its dead Nas said that a few years ago, put your radio on and and try to find that essence and you will be unfortunately disappointed, it is a business and that is how they treat it open your eyes and at the end of the day for every artist it is about making money and supporting there families I have an education as well seems like you may want to invest though

    • And Won

      I feel like Loup should STFU though, its not about making money at the end of the end of the day, we trying to maintain and sustain hip-hop and then essence. If you can't understand that then go get yourself an education mahfucka

    • LouP

      I may not like the Jonas Brothers but them muthafuckers where banking if any of the artists want to make all the money there talking about in there tracks they need to expand there horizons hip hop is in a different place now than it was in the 90's when it was great and artists can bak of album sales .Its all about crossovers now and if a guy like common who has been doin it almost 20 years wants to make some money people like this Pack FM character should just stfu and dont hate cause he could not his best day be the rapper or actor that Common is then or now.

  • Ah Hell

    Oh shit, I heard this video joint on G I Joe's mixtape a while ago. Song is pretty dope.

  • Urworst9itemare

    Just copped the album. The lyrics & beats are sick. People should hear what PackFM has to say this guy speaks the truth.

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  • HHain'talive

    QN5 all days bitches, Pack FM is dope and I don't care if he disses Common...QN5 is one of the best underground labels nowadays always releasing good music, for those who don't know that's the label of Cunninlynguists (one of my fav group) check dem out if u never heard of them...

  • dante deitrich

    LISTEN TO THE SONG AND THE ALBUM every comment yall made, he addressed either in the interview or the song itself packfm is no slacker on the mic, and he has one of the illest live shows in hiphop so yall need to quit all that talk about common eating pack on stage.

  • insanemacbeth

    "We need fans to be reconditioned to buying music!" as a businessman, i cosign this quote 100%. i don't do music, for FREE.

    • LouP

      Maybe if some of these artists made some good music people would buy the shit but most hip hop/rap albums out in the last few years have no substance who wants to pay to hear Lil wayne autotuned a billion times by 20 other artists talking about the same shit he is while he is featured on there track and a underground artist dissing somebody who paved the way for him and is now trying to branch out is some hating ass shit

  • bruce1981

    some of yall niggas is straight illiterate. hahah LISTEN TO THE SONG FIRST, THEN talk shit: http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/audio/id.11063/title.packfm-i-fcking-hate-rappers They need to put the correct song in here haha

  • Gigi_bacardi

    ppl haven't u realize, controversial sells: http://www.oshengo.com/#page=video&id=3874 no offends if u don't like it.

  • mcrd101

    honestly, when i read that he dissed common, i judged this guy as a joke. But once i listened to the video, Pack FM is real. I didn't think his rhyme schemes were that great though, besides the last verse. Either way, i disagree with the common point. Yes he's in movies and such, but the difference is, from what ive heard common is still rapping about what he knows and such. The difference with the Ice Cube situation was Ice Cube was a gangster rapper than he started making "family friendly movies", thus selling out. To me, Common didnt sell out, he's just in other forms of entertainment

    • Swamp Thang

      None of you clowns know what y'all talking about. Cube ain't sell out. He did Boyz N The Hood, Higher Learning......films that had deep messages in them. But once his kids started getting older and his fans started getting older and had kids, he began doing things for them so essentially, he grew up with his fans and now makes beaucoup money. Stop being so f@$kin stupid and realize life is about evolving but remaining true to yourself. How he gon' talk about gangsta shit while he trying to raise his kids, you f#@kin morons!!!

    • Knuckz

      How is it that Common didn't sellout and Cube sold out? Common's music has gotten softer and more trash just as every other rapper/actor. Cube just started making family movies. It's not like Are We There Yet was his first movie. Boyz N The Hood was his first movie. Plus, what's wrong with a person wanting to grow up? You people kill me with that sellout shit.

    • Geno The King of Gods

      I agree with you. Common is still giving good hip-hop with the odd experimental joint(UMC) thrown in every 2 or 3 albums. Whereas Cube was rappin hard core banger shit with social commentary and switched it up to crossover TV sitcome and movie appeal. Crossing over to the same "Devils" he and Da Lench Mob were preoccupied with "buckin'". However Pack FM does bring some dope music, this however seems like a bitter frustration thing to me

  • INOA

    Who the fuck is this bum coming at Common?

  • JonnyBlazeTha3rd

    met dude last month on keith murray's tour. dude is legit. jumped into crowd n performed stomp. pack goes hard in VT

  • Buy IFHR

    Even the skits bang on this PackFM album, just got it on iTunes. Illiterate haters may not like it as much.

  • GRIOT

    yall really cant read? I bet yall don't even know what he said to "diss" common. packfm says better shit in interviews than most niggas say on records "I think Common is a talented writer, but he's shown that he's not above flippin' the script for the sake of relevance. [No pun intended]" "I don't have any beef with Common" "So you might hear a rappers name here and there on the record, but it's not to start a publicity beef, its just how I feel." "What is the point of being an artist if you don't express what's on your mind?"

  • guerilla jones

    wow you guys are as dumb as bricks common got at cube cause cube and them thought they could come at common about the i use to love her joint when common referenced hip hop going to the west coast,and CUBE thought he was going to bully common because at that time com was a happy go lucky back pack rapper(many thought)so common dumped lighter fluid on cube and should him what happens when bullies get a good talkin to !lol this guy(pack fm?) doesn't know the history of the profession hes trying to add to.Rappers been doin movies as long as they been rappin,pack fm and his fans gotta do something else to get pub.Good luck with that.

  • hip pop

    whats a ( hom ) come on dx. Pack FM is starting off pop and burnig brdges lol i wonder where he doesn`t want to cross to.,He should go back and listen to both cube and commons disses to understand them properly.

  • Sensaye112

    He's right though. Common is corny now. And he's a hall of fame MC in my opinion, but I gotta admit that he's whack now. I agree with this dude. Oh, and the song is dope.

    • TAELRIVERINE

      According to REALIST01's logic, KRS-One is still immature in the game

    • Sensaye112

      Every time a rapper that someone likes goes pop they say he 'grew up', but if they don't like him then they say he sold out. I'm not saying he sold out or 'grew up', I just think he got weaker as an artist. I'm not even one of these young dudes that takes shit personal with rappers like I'm their homeboy or something, I'm just judging the music. Common's music has gotten kinda weak to me. It's gonna take this Pack FM kid a decade and a half to catch up with Common's resume, but that doesn't he doesn't have a valid point.

    • Realist01

      Who the f*** is this fag? Common will eat this dude alive. How are you going to diss someone over a beef that happened almost 20 years ago? Did it scar this dude when he was a little baby. Looks like someone needs to grow up. Common was a young hard-headed rapper then. He hated on whites back then too. He even hated on Kanye a little bit back then when Kanye wanted to work with him in the early to mid 90's. Common grew up. I respect Common more than any rapper out these days. He's a humble a** dude. Yes, I did meet him and he was cool as hell. Got my Be CD booklet signed. Pack FM needs to do some growin up too. I believe he is doing this to try and get exposure. Lame a** fag!

  • houstonze

    It's not even about beef with Common or anything about being on Common or Ice Cube's "side" in their old ass beef nor trying to gain attention from either of them. Half you fools can't even read and interpret what Pack just said. Shut up.

  • Cooper

    Don't hurt him to bad Common, let him keep his career.

  • Ah Hell

    Never heard of this guy. As for the "Common diss", Murs must have dissed Common too, right? On that I Used to Love her remake on ForNever, he did the same shit.

  • Old Son

    Pack aint sayin movies is sellin out, i think he sayin that everything common dissed cube for, he eventually became guilty of himself.

  • Just_Ice

    Pack FM is an idiot too! Cube and Common had beef years ago. C'mon son!

  • Just_Ice

    Yall are idiots! How is doing movies selling out? Did Tupac do movies? It's called entertainment... you idiots!! You cant be over 16 years old.

    • Knuckz

      I agree with you Just_Ice. Motherfuckers act like what the rappers rap about is100% facts. It is for entertainment purposes. I guess MCs should put that on the label. Plus for the people saying Cube sold out to the man by doing family movies, isn't Cube Vision behind the Are We There Yet? Who owns Cube Vision? Dumb fucks. It's that inferiority complex that the younger people have today. "We black. If we are from the ghetto then we should only talk about the ghetto." Well guess what? There a families in the ghetto too. Not everyone in "the hood" sells dope or rob people. Break the Mental Chains people!!

    • Sensaye112

      It's not about movies at all. Common's movie career has nothing to do with it to me. I just think Common is corny now. He looks corny. He sounds corny. He's a dope MC, but his music is gettin' gayer and gayer. This niggas went metrosexual.

    • bloghappy

      It's not doing movies that's "selling out". It's having your entire career based on a persona of being a "rebel" "gangsta" "against 'the man'", and a bunch of other meaningless rhetoric, and then presenting yourself as part of what you were rebelling against. And then go back to making albums about being hard again. Who he's trying to be is incredibly inconsistant. And being proud of being a gangsta while in your 40s in both sad and pathetic. Trying to be a family household name and a gangster on the side. smh

  • Stay True

    these clowns are Ice Cube groupies. They believe Cube gonna help them out if they stand up 4 him..but Cube just gonna shit on them lol

  • bloghappy

    Flawed example. Common hasn't switched his style up. Ice Cube went from a hardcore "gangsta" in NWA and the first half of his career concerned about "gangsta" and socio-economic issues to making movies like "Are We There Yet?". That's switching up your style to stay relevant. Also, it's funny because Common become relevant again because his album BE was critically acclaimed and went Gold. Try again Pack FM and maybe we might remember whoever the hell you are by fall.

    • Ah Hell

      Ice Cube's Peace cd sucked man. But I agree w/ you KNUCKZ, the radio and tv (mtv/BET) has been silenced on my part for a good while. Fuckin' robots...

    • Knuckz

      @SonnyCarson73 - Yeah That One Day CD is my favorite and his best to date. Hungry & Feel The Funk are my joints. To be honest, I understand why the great MCs are not inspired anymore. I mean, look at the Nas & Damian CD. That is a great album, but only 57000 in the first week. I bet more that 57000 has it though. In the age of illegal downloading and "can I get a copy" , record sales are just not there. Plus, the young people only want to shake their ass, they don't care about substance anymore. I am from the era where there was a balance. I don't even listen to the radio or watch videos anymore because it saddens me. thank God for my 80 GB ipod. My whole hip hop collection is on it. Got Cube's Catalog(Except the peace Cd), Nas', Slick Rick, Common (except Universal Mind) PE and all the greats. I don't listen to no bumbaclaat Souljah Boy, TI, or any other rass shaking music maker. Seen!!

    • SonnyCarson73

      Not flawed...Common hasn't delivered any heat since One Day...LWFC was a great album but because the beats were damn near perfect...Lyrics were cool on that album but Common used to get raw and he doesn't anymore. Listen to Hungry off the One Day album and then listen to ANY Common CD after LWFC and you'll see. He isn't a bad emcee...just kinda lazy right now.

    • SonnyCarson73

      Not flawed...Common hasn't delivered any heat since One Day...LWFC was a great album but because the beats were damn near perfect...Lyrics were cool on that album but Common used to get raw and he doesn't anymore. Listen to Hungry off the One Day album and then listen to ANY Common CD after LWFC and you'll see. He isn't a bad emcee...just kinda lazy right now.

    • SonnyCarson73

      Not flawed...Common hasn't delivered any heat since One Day...LWFC was a great album but because the beats were damn near perfect...Lyrics were cool on that album but Common used to get raw and he doesn't anymore. Listen to Hungry off the One Day album and then listen to ANY Common CD after LWFC and you'll see. He isn't a bad emcee...just kinda lazy right now.

    • SonnyCarson73

      Not flawed...Common hasn't delivered any heat since One Day...LWFC was a great album but because the beats were damn near perfect...Lyrics were cool on that album but Common used to get raw and he doesn't anymore. Listen to Hungry off the One Day album and then listen to ANY Common CD after LWFC and you'll see. He isn't a bad emcee...just kinda lazy right now.

  • Assassin221

    I can dig it. Nowadays if you say anything negative about anyone you get called a hater, to the point you can't even voice an opinion. When someone does get dissed, it's always just to get a buzz going and it's obvious. So I'm definitely feeling what this dude is saying, wouldn't mind hearing more of his shit.

  • sputnik

    Great interview. Definitely feeling the album and concept.

  • k aura s

    yall are buggin, he already explained "So you might hear a rappers name here and there on the record, but it's not to start a publicity beef, its just how I feel." yall say the same shit about other rappers and you never spit one word on a record, what make yor opinion more valid than his?

  • handdddyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

    ahhhhhhhh when will lil wayne! be free so he put all these fake ass rappers like common sense and fm to sleep... hiphop beefs have increased in the last few monthes particulary since weezy! being serving time i think he was holding the rap gae on hisshoulders he was selling without corny beefs rappers were having him on their albums to sell but after he has gone niggaz went back on their old tricks(BEEFING).. lil wayne! was like a popo of this rap game in his prescense niggaz were unable to diss each other were scared to go at each other... lil wayne! is da greatest of all da time fuck haters

    • wtf????

      u gotta be fuckin kiddin me lol lil wayne????? r u serious???? c'mon the dick riding has to stop...that nigga wayne is FUCKIN TRASH...how about u send that nigga a kite and seal it wit a kiss...u gotta be like 15 years old or some shit

  • KenKong77

    common been in tha game a while by hes proven himself. pack fm or whatever the fuck he calls himself should quit frontin and talkin shit he cant back up. put this whiny little bitch on stage wit common and common will verbally MURDER him.

    • Witless

      I have to agree with HTT20 here. This isn't a diss specifically to Common, it's just using him as an example of how easily ideals change and get lost in hip hop. As far as I can tell, Pack's saying that if you told Common in '92 that he would put out a track with the Jonas Brothers and have a significant part in a Terminator film in 18 years, he would never have believed you. Common may have one of the longest resumes in hip hop, but he's not putting out the same kind of material that he was when he started, and while it's idiotic on one level to think that he wouldn't grow as an artist, which implies some change in topic and style, it's just as idiotic to say that Common still has exactly as much integrity and idealism as he had when he was Common Sense. All Pack is doing is pointing out that a lot of rappers have reputations from their earlier careers when they put out more radical material, and perhaps they're coasting or abusing that instead of pushing to improve. Common's not the only one who has done this. He's just an example. More importantly, Pack FM is stating his opinion. Pack is allowed to say that he thinks Common has lost his idealism, just as I am allowed to say that a woman is not as attractive as she was 10 years ago. (This does not work until the women reach a certain age, but you see my point.) It's in the eye of the beholder. Furthermore, why did they post the video for Happy Days? If you're trying to prove to people that Pack has the credentials as an artist and MC to have the opinions he has, that is *not* the best song to post. All "Happy Days" proves is that Pack is bold enough to call people on things he thinks are bull. As for everyone saying that Common would beat Pack in a battle -- You high or somethin'? Do ya research, son. All that running off at the mouth makes me think you have rabies. Google takes like 3 seconds.

    • And Won

      STFU PackFM is a masterful battle MC, he'd be fine against Common in a freestyle. Can Common even freestyle battle? I heard him do this shitty freestyle on the radio once. Common is/was dope, but he has only gotten worse since LWFC (Be was pretty good too though)

    • Htt20

      When it comes to battling on stage, I don't think you know who you're debating + Pack's been in the game for years as well.. With that said, I really wouldn't even call this a diss. People need to take notes of what Pack just said in this interview, why are everyone soooo afraid to be called 'hater' or stirr up beef that they feel like they can't say anything without there being major consequences! Rappers needs to go back to being real (you know... saying your opinion) and stop being over-sensitive little bitches..

  • Jason27

    Love this concept.

  • k aura s

    i feel what he's saying. I copped that album this morning off amazon. gonna bump it on the way home

  • Denizen

    nigga has a point. everyone done sold theyselves now. the album is on point.

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