Pete Rock is more than qualified to speak on hip hop culture. On Thursday morning, the producer hit up Instagram to share a clip of Tory Lanez explaining how “rap is in a horrible place.” Rock added his two cents on the topic, talking about the new era in the Hip-Hop community.
“Horrible! This new s*** is forced!” he wrote. “No Leadership just followers! What happened to the actual artist who gave you official inspiration for real to become something in music? For me it was Marley Marl, Teddy Riley, Howie Tee, 45 King, Larry Smith (RIP). This new generation s**** on that, leading music to a bad place.”
He goes on “Where I come from if your talent wasn’t for real you had no chance. This music business is built for music people not just any artist, any DJ or any producer. God had to bless you with something real to share with the world in order to be seen or heard your true talent had to shine through.”
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what happened to the actual artist who gave you official inspiration for real to become something in music? for me it was marley marl,teddy riley,howie tee,45 king,Larry Smith (RIP) This new generation shits on that leading music to a bad place. Where i come from if your talent wasnt for real you had no chance. The music business is built for music people not just any artist,any DJ or any producer. God had to bless you with something real to share with the world in order to be seen or heard your true talent had to shine through. Today you dont have to have talent no more just a look,a instagram page or some sort of social media presence or you can also act like an idiot too and get on today. Integrity of hip hop is out the window due to greed and thirstyness to be popular. Thats today’s generation. Minus the real dudes yall know who yall are,my 90’s torch bearers and dudes who keep the music real. Even some artist from my generation can be annoying 🤷🏾♂️ i got love for them even when they dont show it back to me. Mainstream radio sounds really bad and nobody in that world cares about real music anymore,they big up this new shit like its talent involved 😂😂😂 Mofo’s hate the truth,and thats a gotdamn shame man. Big up to all real artist who make real music from new to old. Mainstream world 👎🏾