A$AP Rocky discusses "good kid, m.A.A.d city" in a new interview and the man behind it, Kendrick Lamar.
Just the other day we had Game refer to Kendrick Lamar as "the West Coast Nas," and whether you agreed with Jayceon or not, it seems other rappers do. Today we get A$AP Rocky, a friend of the TDE crew and frequent collaborator, refer to the "good kid" as "our generation's Nas."
While talking to Justin Credible of the LA Leakers about his new single "Fuckin' Problems," the two foray onto Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city. Rocky gives his thoughts on the man himself and the album
"Ey yo, you know to see one of 'em [from the TDE crew] do it is so inspirational, cause Kendrick and Q is my favorite rappers in all reality," Rocky says of the Black Hippy crew's recent climb and success.
"K. Dot is the man, he know he the man," Rocky continues to share his reaction to the album, "When I seen "Swimming Pools" I said ah man K. Dot not playin with them now. That was so creative. And when I listened to the album everything connected like a story with the pictures, with everything, and it just made so much sense, and I'm just like, 'this is what you call art.' And I needed that."
Finally he adds, "K. Dot is our generation's Nas. He is. Hands down."
Watch the full interview below. What do you think? Is K. Dot "the West Coast Nas" and "our generation's Nas" or are his fellow rappers jumping the gun?