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The Game has done the same freestyle for 4 years now

All hip hop heads have secretly LOL after reading the title of this article. Yes, you are justified to laugh out loud because your eyes are not playing any tricks on you.

The Game

Your “favorite rapper” has been doing the same freestyle for the last four years. You heard me right, for the last FOUR YEARS. REALLY?

2011

2012- From around 2:30

2013

2015

Is that enough proof? Maybe it’s time for The Game to quit the game or get a sick lyricist to write his rhymes.

This story first appeared on reddit

5 Reasons I’m Excited About the Live Life Loud Concert

Sho Baraka and S.O.

Sho Baraka and S.O. jetted into the country yesterday. For those who don’t know who the two are, let me get you up to speed real quick. Both are amazing hip-hop artists and you can listen to some of their songs here and here.

They have a concert going down this Friday from 6pm at Nairobi Chapel, Ngong Road. If you love hip-hop music, this is one event you can’t miss. These two mc’s live behind their bars like convicts i.e. they live what they spit on the mic. Here are 5 reasons why I am excited for this concert:

 

0. Sho once tweeted me:

That makes me famous! I know this is kinda vain… but it’s true. Ha! I just had to get that out and here is proof!

 

 

He was correcting my mistake on his lyrics, but those are just details. I gave this point the number 0 if it makes you feel better. On to the real reasons.

 

1. Both are African brothers:

They live in the U.S. but their names show their connection with our beautiful continent. Sho’s mother named him Baraka which is Swahili for Blessing and S.O. was born in Nigeria; his second name is Otukpe. You can’t get more African than that!

 

2. Sho can run circles around Kendrick Lamar

He’s got bars like chocolate and metaphors for days! (nice line huh? I try…)

If you doubt this, listen to this song ‘Mahalia’ from his latest album ‘Talented 10th’. The first verse is packed with metaphors, here’s just a peek:

Yeah, black belt in a bad way
Judo (you don’t) know? I did what my sensei (sin say)
Notorious was my mindset, I got faith – wasn’t ready to die yet (reference to Notorious B.I.G’s album and his wife Faith Evans)
Now take that from a Bad Boy (B.I.G’s record label)

Not bad for a rapper who is “Trying to be like the bible – Not a bad verse in me”

 

3. S.O. sampled Inception
If there’s a song I am looking forward to, it has to be S.O. “Lows and Highs” which was sampled from that instrumental on the movie Inception. Apart from being a great encouragement for believers, that awesome instrumental by Hans Zimmer just made even more perfect.

 

4. I’m Getting married

Sho has an amazing love song that is definitely on my wedding playlist. “We Can Be More” was an anthem at some point for many of Sho’s fans. Hearing him perform this song is the closest I can get to having Sho perform at my wedding :)

 

5. These brothers are unashamed!

I get encouraged when I see believers who are not ashamed Jesus give their all to proclaim the truth of the gospel. Sho and S.O. have travelled thousands of miles in order to share the gospel with those who don’t know Jesus and encourage other believers in their walk. They are family because we have the same Father. Now what kind of brother would I be if I didn’t show up at the concert?

BONUS: S.O. has a beard. Enough said!

See you on the dance floor!