Terminator X Says Modern Rap Is "Worst It's Ever Been"

Terminator X says he left the music business because he was "fed up with the greed and cutthroat environment..this includes Public Enemy."

Terminator X, who worked with Public Enemy for years, recently spoke with Crazy Hood about why he decided to retire from the music industry.

"I left the music business because I was fed up with the greed and cutthroat environment that it is—this includes Public Enemy," Terminator X says. "That is not an environment I choose to be in. My family started an ostrich farm, which I participated in, but it is not the reason I left the music business." 

Since he left the industry, Terminator X says the genre's gotten worse. 

"I think the subject matter of modern Rap is, for the most part, the worst it’s ever been," he says. "Most of what I hear out there is either sex, violence, or drugs. I would be happy if they would simply find anything else to rap about. That would be a good start." 

Terminator X says he has a theory as to why the genre has deteriorated in his eyes. 

"The original Hip Hop has been lost to the music business," he says. "The original Hip Hop music was done out of love of Hip Hop music and culture. Rap music today is a product of the music business which decides what it thinks is sellable and marketable. The DJ was one of the most important elements of Hip-Hop. Now, DJs in Rap music are almost irrelevant. The DJ has gone the way of the R&B band. In my opinion, the original Hip Hop music has been altered forever. Times change. Culture develops and changes. Such is life. Music will carry on and change always as everything else does. I hope the DJ and scratching will return to Rap music." 

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121 Comments

  • ENKI BEATZ

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  • Anonymous

    "Hip-Hop is a reflection of society..and its more global than before" ^ wrong these global markets do not reflect America's society and the American representative's do not all reflect our society because many American do not relate to popping pills, driving luxury cars, having stacks of 100s and wearing pure gold necklaces and diamond watches, paying strippers and eating lobster bisque with vats of lemon pepper wings and Ciroq I knew from your original comment that you were full of sh*t I no longer need a red flag,

  • Anonymus

    Why these kids talk about a nigga being old or stuck in an era, but they rockin hairstyles and kicks from his era. If shit's flyer now why are ya'll buying 1 thru 12 j's but not xx8's? Why did ya'll bring back snapbacks (they used call them hats)? Why ya'll bring back skinny jeans? I know niggas coming home from long bids looking confused as hell.

    • d mac

      we gotta get this together if we wanna open history classes the snap-hat you could put letters on became the starter cap with teams and flavors it was straight leg, not skinny jeans, was only straight or flair cut then but I agree, lot of this new stuff is old school, like their 808 kick

  • d mac

    I'll say this again because brothers need to add this to their studies the target demographic is suburbia whites, mainly girls. we were hoodwinked when the slogan about 10 years ago was "let the young ones in", it wasn't about the young artists, it was to usher in the new demographic. that target demographic has absolutely no need or desire to uphold the integrity of Hip Hip or preserve it's history rap music is corporate now, they don't want historians or certified representatives, they don't want the 30+ year olds spitting the truths, all company needs is a base to unwillingly consume their product and diluting the content was/is necessary to do so z100 is their perception of rap music, and mtv is how they visualize the community (but if you have comcast, mtv2 is buried far, far away from mtv) and they're not gonna question it, hell, most of them are popular personality followers, not rap music fans it's time to either reincorporate the original structure or let them finish it off, leave, and we start it all-over this is your formula for the demise, like it or not

    • d mac

      "When asked what album is the week's best, HipHopDX readers voted for Tech N9ne Collabos' Strangeulation, which earned 312 thumbs up and 73 thumbs down. Atmosphere's Southsiders came in second place and earned 218 thumbs up and 85 thumbs down. John Legend's Love In The Future landed in the #3 spot with 104 thumbs up and 105 thumbs down. Pharrell's G I R L appeared in the #4 slot and Iggy Azalea's The New Classic came in the final spot." ^ look at the demographic because it is obvious then you can see why the c-section here is this way

  • Yo-G

    Hip Hop culture turns 41 this year. Some people need to re-connect to the roots of why Hip Hop culture was created in the first place... Afrika Bambaataa found a way to inspire and uplift youth in a positive and creative fashion, He and the other fathers and mothers of culture CREATED Hip Hop as a POSITIVE, PEACEFUL way OUT of the gang life, drugs and violence in the government made slums & ghettos of America. We must also remember it was Co-intelpro that brought the crack and drugs into the Ghetto this was in direct retaliation to the good the black panthers were trying to do to uplift the people. But NO the corrupt powers that be didn't like Positive, truthful rap or the Creative culture that brought people together & brought Empowerment to all people, the powers that be want to keep us all down... As Kool Moe Dee said; They (those who control the music industry) stopped playing KRS-ONE, and Public Enemy and Started Playing Gangster Rap. Someone made an investment in that. Let us continue to present day 2014 (majority) of rappers drop the N-word multiple times in a song, they have no knowledge to base their rhymes on, they offer no positive message, they rep a negative lifestyle, demean women by portraying women as mere sex objects and they glorify violence and drugs. That is the OPPOSITE of TRUE HIP HOP CULTURE. Those who run the music industry and control the trends need to be booted out permanently, cause they intentionally ruined it... We NEED to bring back the Balance of perspectives and give artists that follow the true ELEMENTS OF HIP HOP more play and acknowledgment.

    • Anonymous

      Kudos. Some people don't realize that a positive perspective of life and hip hop can co-exist in the same medium.

  • Anonymous

    I'm going to withhold judgement till Aftermath puts out a Jon Connor album

  • Old School

    Hip-Hop is a reflection of society..and its more global than before. PE is my favorite group..Terminator X didn't say he left America I wonder why? PE still tours..I guess those Ostrich's must be bringing in the bread..anyone in their 40s should know today's hip-hop is for their kids not their old asses..I'm in my 40s and I have no problem where hip-hop is today..it doesn't need scratching..so bring back break dancing too?

    • d mac

      I could see Heavy D, LL, EpMd, but PE? this red flag is bigger than an America's Cup boatsail man I agree the OP is an outsider

    • d mac

      the OP never saw it as a culture, just a form of entertainment, yet listened to one of the most political/radical/pro-black groups of the culture this is a red flag to me, the "I'm cool with it" sentiment isn't coming across as genuine

    • @Old School

      You probably was more into R&B before hip hop got big, so just because you may be older you still sound like an outsider to the culture. No part of hip hop is dead they still got b boys (breakdancers for you), they still scratching just not in songs or as part of a crew like they used to do.

    • Melquan Katz

      I see not every 40 something is wise. He not saying the problem with today's hip-hop is the lack of scratching, that's just something he personally likes. Hip-Hop now is not really a reflection of society organically anymore. It's being programmed by industry and so called artists who want fame and a check so Life starts to imitate art, thinking it's imitating life. Don't be so foolish.

    • Yo-G

      "Rap is something you do, HIP HOP is something you live." - KRS-ONE

    • Anonymous

      I've said this before. Why is hip hop the only genre of music that seems to have an age limit?

    • Anonymous

      Hip Hop music the only genre of music that anyone 30+ is not meant to listen to ...Why is that ?

  • Anonymous

    >>DRAKE RUNS RAP DRAKE'S DAY IS COMING TO AND END TOO... THEY ALL DO .. STAY ALIVE AND YOU WELL SEE .. THEY COME THEY GO .. LIKE YESTERDAYS OLD GARBAGE ...

    • drake runs rap

      and that's why you'll never understand what I'm saying. if he doesn't have that mainstream appeal, he can't appeal to a wider audience. if he's just street, then he only appeals to one demographic. and if he can sing AND rap, then he can balance that shit out and have the best of both worlds? Let's face it, the fake gangster rap scene is strating to look played out. we want more rappers who are emotionally in tune with their female fan base, and who better to do that than Drake?

    • Anonymus

      He would have to kill the pop shit for that to be true. Even Jay z puts songs that showcases bars with substance to maintain his original fanbase. Drake's fanbase will outgrow his current style.

    • Anonymous

      He doesn't, stanley.

    • drake runs rap

      But here's the thing. Why do you think Drake distances himself so much from YMCMB? Because he knows they're not good for his growing brand; he possesses potential longevity . He will not be one of those here today, gone tomorrow type artists. With the right career moves, Drake could be remembered years down the line. You might disagree with me until the cows come home, but you can't sit there and tell me he doesn't have a long and fruitful career ahead of him.

  • Anonymous

    DISRESPECTFUL THATS WHY BLACK FOLK AS A WHOLE LOSE > drake runs rap: man, fuck these old ass dinosaurs complaining about the culture. they better be glad it's a few niggas left carrying on tradition and whatnot...... HEY DRAKE RUNS RAP ..I BET YOU WOULD TELL MALCOM AND MARTIN TO SHUT THEY OLD ASS UP TOO...

    • 88

      Correct he would be trolling them saying they don't compare to Drakes success or some other attention seeking bullshit . If Pac was alive he would be trolling every article talking about he gay as he studied acting, or he old or, Or he shouldn't be talking about black pride because he went jail etc etc If Biggie was alive it would be, he fat, he never really sold drugs,He Old, sacred of Suge , Yada, Yada Trolling is what these "socially awkward" weirdos do

    • drake runs rap

      I'd never tell two revolutionaries to shut the fuck up. At least they were about something. The sacrifices they made will definitely not be in vein, may god rest their souls. But this is music we're talking about here, sir. And while I respect Terminator Xlax's opinions, he needs to get used to idea that this is a new era in rap and that these young men need a voice. They need someone who will speak to them and relate to them. There are some emcees who speak about the struggle/gentrification in lower class neighborhoods and some rappers who talk about turning up. Truth be told, I would much rather go to the club and hear rappers having a good time and enjoying their wealth, not brag about how lyrically nice they are on the mic. It's not because I'm simple minded or anything, it's just that there's a time and a place for certain topics.

  • Anonymous

    He's right. And all these "old and bitter" comments are dumb. Every time an older mc says anything about the current state of hip hop young niggas get mad like they dissed them and their generation. And yea its true that there's still good music out there but a shame you have go dig for it. Real shit needs to dominate game again. Real mcs who spit fire. And raw producers who don't use the same recycled trap beat over and over again. I listned to the hip hop station on cable like 5 songs had the same beat. And you kids defend shit like that. You know what you can take tx's words as an insult and stick up for your generation if u want to. Real heads know what's up.

  • Anonymous

    Not true at all Just because the rap you listen to isnt on the radio doesnt mean there isnt a shit load of it on the web nowadays theres so much music coming out that if you cant find something you like, youre better off staying in the 90s rocking mecca tees and listening to old shit

  • mehow2g

    I'm going to go against the grain here, in the past 4 years Hip Hop and music in general is coming back it will never reach the golden era but it is a new golden era embrace it while you can because this may never come back. from 2004-2010 music was a pile of shit.

    • BIG D

      Nope 2004 was the last solid year of hip-hop here's why : Kanye,The College Dropout MM Food Roots The Tipping Point,Eminem Encore, Talib The Beautiful Struggle, A Long Hot Summer Masta Ace Madvillain - Madvillainy Cam'ron - Purple Haze Slum Village - Detroit Deli Shaiheim, The Greatest, Story Never Told Jay Z, The Black Album, late 2003/04 R&G Snoop The Grind Date,Dela Soul Tha Carter, Lil Wayne Amerikaz Nightmare,Mobb Deep Dead Prez, Rbg: Revolutionary Gangsta Straight Outta Cashville Die Rugged Man Die, R.A

    • Public Service Anouncement

      Da Enigma has posted one of the most decent and real comments in the history of this site. Those of you who do not or will not take the time to understand the origins of Hip Hop culture will never be able to understand or respect statements from the artists, and people who truly respect the entire culture. Even this site, as place of employment should not hire individuals who do not understand the very premise of how Hip Hop was created. If the site did that: these articles would be more balanced and the information presented would be more nourishing,than just so many bullshit headlines and non-creative artistic expression. Inform your target audience especially if you use "Hip Hip" in the naming of your business enterprise.

    • Da Enigma

      I co-sign that and think you made a sensible comment. I try not to comment on here too much, because i think a lot of people on this site lacks in substance when they give their own opinions. One can't talk about real Hiphop or even mock it, if they do not understand the origins and nature of it. It's like expecting a science teacher to teach History.

  • Come On

    I agree Its getting harder and harder to find good songs I have to filter through alot of shit to find anything good. The one;s that are good losers come on here and bash them. People Like Lupe,Nas,Cool kids, Blu don't get any love from theses new listeners who come on here and defend YCMB and MMG on the regular. Those douches is why hip hop is the way it is.

  • Anonymous

    its the same for damn near all genres of music, not just hip hop. motherfuckers on the whole seem to get dumber and dumber with each passing decade

  • Anonymous

    He's right tho, I've been listening to hiphop since 1989. 3ft high and rising was the first album I bought. Since then sh!t just deteriorated....damn shame

  • Anonymous

    i thought this was about some new Terminator movie

  • Latinos Don't Deserve To Breathe

    Hate to see puerto ricans speaking on the current state of rap music

  • Travis Rashawn

    2pac and Biggie over Drake, Wayne and Future

  • junMaf*ckn

    Funny To Hear U Talk About How Greedy N Dirty The Industry Is When U Gave Juvenile Delinquintz $300 To Split As A Group For Their Hit Single Off Your "Valley of The Jeep Beats" Album. RIP Coop.

  • Khalid Muhammad's Spirit

    Ol' bitter ass puerto rican. Professor Griff should've never let you join the group.

  • sam snead

    Rap yes but hip hop as a whole is better than a few years ago. 04-2010 was the worst era. There are still only a handful of good records a year but during those days, I would be lucky to like a couple any given year.

  • JRich

    A long irrelevant old dude complaining about hip-hop...no way! I'll admit that a lot of it is trash, but in this dudes day 95% of rappers used that Eazy-E nursery rhyme ass flow. There's still plenty of good rappers out there that actually have a message. Don't think that Young Money and lame ass Chicago rappers represent hip-hop in its entirety.

    • Anonymous

      Bitter? Old? I don't think so fucking fruit. Dumb ass, how old are you in your 20s, 30s as a matter of fact you must be white, overweight, lonely and vicariously thinking you are 'balck' and new to this. Second, yes you do wear skinny jeans, man up, oops, bitch up, if not you wouldn't question X's relevancy to this culture. All this bullshit in rap music e.g young black men wearing dresses, screaming 'turn up' (sounds really feminine) is a new type of lynching device. DUMB ASS.

    • JRich

      ^Sounds like a personal problem ol internet thug. Never worn a pair of skinny jeans, but I can spot bitter ass people who don't have a clue about what the fuck they're talking about pretty easily.

    • Anonymous

      Irrelevant just like that new era lynching agenda that fags like you are pushing on people out of here. Dumb ass skinny jeans/dress wearing fruit.

    • Anonymous

      ^^^^Pathetic peasant^^^^^^

    • Anonymous

      ^^ Don't act like that was the only thing going on.

    • Anonymous

      in his day was the krs, kane's and G rap. EPMD. Stetasonic, mc lyte Latifah, the list goes on.

  • Ace Frehley Jr

    TX is right...rap is pretty much unlistenable now...where have you gone Rakim???

  • Check it

    It depends on which way you enter; the hip hop or pop side. Hip hop is in great shape, and with technology to get it across the world in seconds. So many great artists if you took the time to look instead I of letting mainstream I.e. terrestrial radio and cable spoon feed you like fast food. Take better yet make the time to cook yourself some good home cooking

  • drake runs rap

    . Music will carry on and change always as everything else does. I hope the DJ and scratching will return to Rap music." - man, scratch these nuts, old fossilized ass nigga.

    • drake runs rap

      -read forbes 2014 list, genius. he has a net worth of 35 mill. -he has experience as an actor, so this could lead to many roles in the near future, dummy. -rihanna is in no way, shape, or form a whore. she's just a single woman who's living her life & having fun along the way. you don't know her bedroom activities -give drake another couple years to make that hundred mill. -partynextdoor is drake's prodigy. Im sure that under his wing, he will begin to see massive success in the near future, and not just in canada -all the rap singers you mentioned have below average skills. drake is by far the best rap singer I've seen in years

    • Anonymous

      -you're right. i must be thinking of that song "yolo". he has 35 million. He's not even close to having that much. -starring in a teen drama opens up a lot of doors in Hollywood, thus widening his resume No, it doesn't. -who's everyone? you didn't smash rihanna, and neither have I and probably never will. I don't like bitches with big foreheads. It's an exaggeration, idiot. What I;m saying is that Rihanna's a whore who slept with a lot of famous people. -his sales are rather impressive considering he's only released 3 albums and gone to make over 100 million in tours sales. No, they're not impressive and he'll never make 100 million at all. -PartyNextDoor is signed to OVO. He finna blow up. No, he won't. He won't even have a hit single and will never see a gold album. -besides Nate Dogg, have you heard even ONE rapper sing and harmonize as beautifully as Drake does? Drake sings/harmonizes horribly. I can name a bunch of rappers who sing better; Bone Thugs, Andre 3000, Cee-Lo, Lauryn Hill, Missy Elliott, Mos Def, etc.

    • drake runs rap

      -you're right. i must be thinking of that song "yolo". he has 35 million. -starring in a teen drama opens up a lot of doors in Hollywood, thus widening his resume -who's everyone? you didn't smash rihanna, and neither have I and probably never will. I don't like bitches with big foreheads. -his sales are rather impressive considering he's only released 3 albums and gone to make over 100 million in tours sales. -PartyNextDoor is signed to OVO. He finna blow up. -besides Nate Dogg, have you heard even ONE rapper sing and harmonize as beautifully as Drake does?

    • Connor 87

      @ second anonymous he is not an "Uncle Tom " he is clearly a white troll who spends the majority of his time posting inane comments as a cry for attention ..I pity the poor weak weirdo

    • Anonymous

      ^ He is just a slow minded racist troll pay the idiot no mind

    • Anonymous

      I'm going to address everything your dickriding ass said. "Drake is sitting on 25 mill. Drake once starred in a hit Canadian teen drama. Drake is an ambassador for the Toronto Raptors. Drake is smashing Rihanna. Drake has sold well over 5 million albums. Drake owns a successful record label. Drake's style is unique in which he is capable of balancing heartfelt harmonies with braggadocious, hardcore rhymes that would put your average arrogant rapper to shame." Drake doesn't have 25 million, starring in a TV show and being an ambassador for a team is nothing special, everyone smashed Rihanna, sales doesn't automatically make a good artist, Drake doesn't have a successful record label (if you're talking about OVO, name one successful OVO rapper or singer besides Drake), and his style isn't unique (he's a combination of Lil Wayne at his worst and Kanye West, bitchmade monotone singing and average rapping about the same topics every mainstream rapper before has talked about).

    • drake runs rap

      Oh that's real cute Mr Anon. You think of that by yourself? Look @ the kindergarten dropout here, y'all. Anywho, you can diss Drake all you want, but at the end of the day, Drake is sitting on 25 mill. Drake once starred in a hit Canadian teen drama. Drake is an ambassador for the Toronto Raptors. Drake is smashing Rihanna. Drake has sold well over 5 million albums. Drake owns a successful record label. Drake's style is unique in which he is capable of balancing heartfelt harmonies with braggadocious, hardcore rhymes that would put your average arrogant rapper to shame. Now what does that say about Terminator eXlax (who sounds like a bitter ass bitch after his boyfriend dumped him)?

    • Anon

      Shut up with your ignorant Uncle Tom ass. Keep listing to ignorant bitch music made by simp ass Drake.

  • micah dancy

    I agree wit Terminator X a lot because back in the day Public Enemy had records that was speaking to all people had the scratching just made hip hop dope and great at the same time Hip Hop needs balance and the dj must make it better

  • Anonymous

    Wack rappers and beat makers looking to make a buck make it then these dumbasses that don't know what quality music sounds like go and buy it.. There barely any good music coming out this day and age

  • balaramesh

    you have to blame corporate america and down south music for this. sidenote, Common spoke about the potential for this to happen on "I USED TO LOVE HER" over 20 years ago

    • senseinewton

      outkast, ugk, goodie mob, killer mike, scarface, 8ball mjg...thats the real down south, not asingle one effed the game up

    • Anonymous

      them boys down south created their own style, accessed their region and gained support to stand on their own, give them their credit

  • Anonymous

    One of the problems is the fact that black folks are willing to tolerate much of the mindless nonsense that passes for music. Most rappers can't say a sentence without the N-word and black folks are just fine with that. Of course, if you call a black person an N, then it's all about 200 years of oppression. Blacks should be ashamed that the music industry is making money off of vulgarity and ignorance. If a subculture of Jews made music centering on self-suppressive messages they wouldn't get far because the music industry and Jews wouldn't tolerate ignorant behavior.

    • Anonymous

      ^^^^Exactly baffles me why these suburban white dudes with obvious underlying race hate issues even bother listening to hip hop

    • Anonymous

      the coveted demographic of rap music for at least the last 10 years has been suburban teen whites, especially the girls add in the conversation and generalization that "blacks don't buy music", and the facts of when the music was made for the people it represented it had more realistic content AND sold more we can clearly see you have some deep rooted prejudice against blacks and are grossly misinformed

  • the truth

    honkies ruined rap

  • Anonymous

    As long as white America controls the hip hop executives offices, all you're gonna get is violence, drugs, and sex. By constantly subjecting that music to the youth, they're going to think it's cool and socially acceptable, thus, acting it out and killing, polluting, and raping each other. Rich white people knows what happens when you constantly play murder music in a low income neighborhood, people will murder each other. This isn't conspiracy, it's known fact, been known for over 20 years. White people just haven't quite grasped it because it's just beginning to happen to them too, this shit been going on in the black neighborhood for decades. You'll never get no Melle Mel substance on the radio, even J Cole rapping about one night stands and drinking every night.

  • xd

    terminator's high-top fade is the "worst it's ever been"

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  • Anonymous

    "Rap music today is a product of the music business which decides what it thinks is sellable and marketable." ^ this is it right here and if you morons would smarten up, you would see this applies to many facets of life

  • Anonymous

    rappers being influenced by street hustler values abandoned all love and passion for good music and craft for money and materialism. its effects effected other genres of music like pop, rock, etc. Capitalism has eliminated all types of free speech in this country

  • Anonymous

    its like the beginning of thuggish ruggish bone. Were not against rap, were not against those rappers, but we are against those thugs. The police secret task force against rappers were successful. Most rappers got locked up or bothered by police because of lyrics. raps going to be soft from now on

  • Stringer

    I'd say 95 percent of rap is garbage now. Don't even listen to any new stuff really,most of my rap music is from 92/06 shit.

  • Verbal Tim

    X, you went full retard, man. Never go full retard LOL

  • #CHIRAQ

    who this no-name rapper?

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  • Anonymous

    Man he is right i use to love hip hop now its all trash, i stick to real hip hop which are the hip hop of the 80's 90's and earl 2000

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  • Karl UndaGroun Jones

    I agree. Rap literally is a rap. Im sick of it. I still listen to the 90's and the early 2k mid 2006 is as far as I go. Currently I listen to a few Jams. But I swear. My music speaks for its self. And saidly people with no skill made it harder for me. Cause I really have material. & my listeners say all the same thing. I though u were wake! don't believe me! hit my link! https://soundcloud.com/kj-jones-3/selfadmission1

  • insanemacbeth

    100% COsign TERMINATOR X's statement. rap's terrible, nowadayZ.

  • Anonymous

    he spoke the truth there are only a handful of real and decent rappers saying something good and making dope music 80% is all fast food garbage

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  • Anonymous

    He retired because his music sucked and people were calling him out for it. Then he takes it out on today's rappers.

    • told y'all they ain't smart

      "bunch of entry level students wanna speak on history like they're professors that's why people are laughing at you morons" ^ this applies to you f*ckboy and trust I know you're trolling, keep it going with desperation pussy

    • Anonymous

      transforming? so what is he, optimus prime? get the fuck outta here with that bullshit. man, please. I've produced better farts than this sambo. you wanna talk about great producers, listen to Metro Boomin, Young Chop, Zaytoven, or DJ Mustard. Those are currently hip hop's go-to producers.

    • Anonymous

      he produced and he was transforming & cutting, not scratching, Premier scratched bunch of entry level students wanna speak on history like they're professors that's why people are laughing at you morons

    • Anonymous

      because he doesn't press buttons or hit any switches like a REAL DJ is SUPPOSED TO DO!!! Scratching a record over & over, what type of shit is that anyway?

    • Anonymous

      he's a fucking DJ....how the hell can his music suck?

  • drake runs rap

    hhdx the only site that makes news articles of irrelevent rappers opinions. Drake is the face of hiphop and its in the best state its ever been. Drake and Lil wayne made hiphop with out them hiphop would be irrelevent.

    • Anonymous

      In 50-60 years, Drake and Lil Wayne will be forgotten and will be remembered as the ones responsible for hip-hop's downfall.

    • drake runs rap

      I'm sure that in 50, maybe 60 years Drake and Lil Wayne will be celebrated as pioneers for their countless efforts in the culture of hip hop. Who knows, maybe one day we'll get to see a rapper by the name of Young Lil Big Gangsta performing on stage with an 85 year old Drake? How cool would that be to see a young man paying homage to a hero such as Drake?

    • L-Boogie

      Co-sign Joe. And btw, when that time comes, I'll doubt Drake's albums will be as revered as the ones Terminator X participated in. That said, things always go in cycles. Good music, wack music. It's nothing new.

    • Joe

      It's funny that you say things like, "every once in a while I want to grab one of these geezers by their gray hairs and tell them "look, oldster. it's over! IT'S OVER! nobody cares about your opinion. your old and your washed up. now go take your spongebath and eat your pudding and shut the fuck up" and, "These old ass rappers done had their time, now it's time to step back and let the youngins do their thing." because years down the line people are going to be saying the same things about Drake and YMCMB. That they're old, they had their time, and need to shut up. Dynasties die, empires fall. Those ignorant of history and unwilling to see the cycles that go on will repeat it. Take what you hear from everybody with an open mind and a grain of salt, you might learn something from them.

    • balaramesh

      i hope you die soon. worst troll ever. if you don't, i will settle for drake.

    • drake runs rap

      Yo, check it, old man. If anything, Drake and the rest of YMCMB changed the face of the game and the sound that we're familiar with. These old ass rappers done had their time, now it's time to step back and let the youngins do their thing. Matter of fact, I think Terminator eXlax should be kissing the ground that Drake walks on for changing the landscape and the current sound of hip hop. Thank you.

    • John the Baptist

      You can't label yourself a man with a "drakerunsrap" username. Like bro...grow a back bone and stop falling asleep with those dudes in your ear. It makes you look like a female my g...let that go dog. hop off!

    • Anonymous

      You got that backwards. It's YMCMB who ruined hip-hop by making it pop while Eminem and Jay Z took it back to its roots. YMCMB are responsible for making hip-hop pop music.

    • drake runs rap

      man, fuck these old ass dinosaurs complaining about the culture. they better be glad it's a few niggas left carrying on tradition and whatnot. damn, every once in a while I want to grab one of these geezers by their gray hairs and tell them "look, oldster. it's over! IT'S OVER! nobody cares about your opinion. your old and your washed up. now go take your spongebath and eat your pudding and shut the fuck up"

    • drake runs rap

      rappers like feminem and gay z ruined hiphop. They tried to make it more like pop music while drake and lil wayne took it back to its roots. The ymcmb crew revived hiphop or else it would be pop music right now.

    • Anonymous

      LMAO are you daft? Drake and Lil Wayne are shit. bumpin that 90's hip-hop all day

    • Dre Guevara

      Drake & Lil Wayne R a part of what has KILLED Hip Hop

    • Anonymous

      So you say...

  • Steve

    Just turn on the radio or xm and its all the same bullshit.

  • OUCH!

    I co-sign black arnold schwarzenegger.

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