Originality is an important component in the Hip Hop world. Great emcees, from Andre 3000 [click to read] to Rakim [click to read], have gotten their respect by shining in spite of what everyone else was doing at the time. True originality can catapult artists from mediocre levels of obscurity to recognition and/or respect. The lack of originality can just as well restrain an artist's rise to the top.
Ace Hood's anticipated Gutta reads like an unimpressive list of rap clich