Memphis Bleek thinks that Jay-Z’s “Renegade” verse has aged better than Eminem’s, and he made this known in a recent interview with Justin Credible. According to Vlad;
During a recent interview with Justin Credible, Memphis Bleek raised some eyebrows with his proclamation that Hov’s verse on “Renegade” from the classic 2001 project The Blueprint, has aged better than Eminem’s verse who was famously featured on the track.
“You really trying to spark some drama,” he says. “Everybody, of course, I feel like certain songs Jay records be over people’s head, I guess not at that time. To me, the streets and everybody, the public opinion of course says Eminem, right? At that time.”
“Go back and listen to that record today, I bet y’all gonna agree it’s Jay, because Jay was talkin’ something that was so far of what you even understood or comprehend that you didn’t know what he was talking about.”
What do you think about this Jay Z verse?
Say that I’m foolish I only talk about jewels (bling bling)
Do you fools listen to music or do you just skim through it?
See I’m influenced by the ghetto you ruined
That same dude you gave nothing, I made something doing
What I do through and through and
I give you the news, with a twist it’s just his ghetto point-of-view
The renegade, you been afraid
I penetrate pop culture, bring ’em a lot closer to the block where they
Pop toasters, and they live with they moms
Got dropped roasters, from botched robberies, niggas crotched over
Mommy’s knocked up ’cause she wasn’t watched over
Knocked down by some clown when child support knocked
No he’s not around, now how that sound to ya, jot it down
I bring it through the ghetto without riding ’round
Hiding down, ducking strays from frustrated youths stuck in they ways
Just read a magazine that f*cked up my day
How you rate music that thugs with nothing relate to it?
I help them see they way through it, not you
Can’t step in my pants, can’t walk in my shoes
Bet everything you worth, you lose your tie and your shirt
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