#1 Posted by The_Soverighn (1813 posts) - - Show Bio

It Will Be Divided Into Three Categories

1) Lyrical Ability

2)Story Telling

3)Flow (Ability To Rhyme In Rhythm)

Lyrical Ability

Story Telling

Flow

#3 Edited by The_Soverighn (1813 posts) - - Show Bio

start

#4 Edited by evilvegeta74 (4530 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_soverighn: I'm definitely gonna go for the home team and that's Kendrick Lamar another excellent product out of Chicago, to join the ranks of Lupe , Kanye, Common, Twista and others. Plus Kendrick has hooked up Dre, that's a win win situation. Kendrick has plenty to talk about hailing out of Chicago, and anybody who has lived in the Chi knows about the hood and the stories that reside there. nothing against Logic, but he sounds very nasal, like Drake that irritates me, but I'd listen to him he's decent. The biggest problem for logic is that he 's not Kendrick Lamar!

#5 Posted by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't say for certain since I haven't heard enough from Logic. Based on those songs alone, he really reminds me of J. Cole in the first two...and a lot like Kendrick in the last. I like the flow, but I don't feel like he's lyrically anything different. Given time, my opinion might change though.

#6 Posted by Shavo (2061 posts) - - Show Bio

kendrick lamar wins ya bish

#8 Posted by spiderbuck (2454 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_soverighn: I'm definitely gonna go for the home team and that's Kendrick Lamar another excellent product out of Chicago, to join the ranks of Lupe , Kanye, Common, Twista and others. Plus Kendrick has hooked up Dre, that's a win win situation. Kendrick has plenty to talk about hailing out of Chicago, and anybody who has lived in the Chi knows about the hood and the stories that reside there. nothing against Logic, but he sounds very nasal, like Drake that irritates me, but I'd listen to him he's decent. The biggest problem for logic is that he 's not Kendrick Lamar!

My man.... he might be from the Chi, but he reps CALI !!!!

#9 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4530 posts) - - Show Bio

@evilvegeta74 said:

@the_soverighn: I'm definitely gonna go for the home team and that's Kendrick Lamar another excellent product out of Chicago, to join the ranks of Lupe , Kanye, Common, Twista and others. Plus Kendrick has hooked up Dre, that's a win win situation. Kendrick has plenty to talk about hailing out of Chicago, and anybody who has lived in the Chi knows about the hood and the stories that reside there. nothing against Logic, but he sounds very nasal, like Drake that irritates me, but I'd listen to him he's decent. The biggest problem for logic is that he 's not Kendrick Lamar!

My man.... he might be from the Chi, but he reps CALI !!!!

He reps the Chi and and even speaks of some of the gangs there, but you wouldn't know unless you were from there. He may speak highly of Cali, but at the end of the day he's a product of the Windy city, ain't no touchin dat! Furthermore he has that Chi Town flow, nobody born on the west coast uses that midwest style. Twista created that, Bone tweaked that, Lupe did that, now Kendrick is on that.

#10 Posted by czechoslovakia (147 posts) - - Show Bio

Kendrick Lamar.

#11 Edited by spiderbuck (2454 posts) - - Show Bio

@evilvegeta74:

type "where is kendrick lamar from" into Google, fam.

ComptonKendrick Lamar, Place of birth

Kendrick Lamar Biography | Kendrick Lamar

Welcome to the Kendrick Lamar Biography. Kendrick Lamar is an up and coming rap artist from Compton

Kendrick Lamar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987), simply known as Kendrick Lamar, is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California

iTunes - Music - Kendrick Lamar

Compton, California's Kendrick Lamar initially rapped as K. Dot

All due respect to the Chi, but it ain't where you from it's where you at .... and either way the answer for both for Kendrick is the same .... CALI!

#12 Edited by evilvegeta74 (4530 posts) - - Show Bio

@spiderbuck:

Dig you got me on that,I stand corrected, the mans parents are from the Chi, they moved out to Cali and Kendrick was born. his uncles from the Chi were relocated to Caliu as well and they sold dope out of a building there. Kendrick got Chiu- town in his veins no matter how you look at it. Especially watching his uncles do their thang, and the stories I'm sure they told him as a child. Repect to Cali, haven't been to Oakland since 2006 but , I'm coming back

#13 Posted by spiderbuck (2454 posts) - - Show Bio

@spiderbuck:

Dig you got me on that,I stand corrected, the mans parents are from the Chi, they moved out to Cali and Kendrick was born. his uncles from the Chi were relocated to Caliu as well and they sold dope out of a building there. Kendrick got Chiu- town in his veins no matter how you look at it. Especially watching his uncles do their thang, and the stories I'm sure they told him as a child. Repect to Cali, haven't been to Oakland since 2006 but , I'm coming back

It's all good fam. Come on out here for those 3W's (women, *eed n weather). I come out to the O often, especially first Friday every month (Art Murmur).

#14 Posted by FalconPuuunch (942 posts) - - Show Bio

Logic all the way.

I don't even really like rap music and I can listen to Logic all day.

#15 Posted by The_Soverighn (1813 posts) - - Show Bio

bump

#16 Posted by Deranged Midget (17823 posts) - - Show Bio

No disrespect to either of these artists, I'm sure they are good in some respects. I've only been exposed to one song from Lamar and from that alone, I'm not exactly tempted to listen to anything else. Think it was called Backseat Freestyle.

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#17 Posted by KaijuKingGojira (1413 posts) - - Show Bio

Logic for the Murder Bump Stomp.

#18 Edited by Jnr6Lil (7752 posts) - - Show Bio

Kendrick isn't a product of the Chi. He was born in Chicago but spent most of his life in Compton. His rapping and production style has LA influences and he's dedicated way more of his subject matter to Compton. Guy moved out of Chicago when he was a kid, he probably doesn't even remember his experiences there.

Nor does him using a chopper flow make him a midwest rapper. Not only is it only one of his many flows but Busta is from NY and uses it.

Saying he's a Chi rapper is like saying Ye is an ATL rapper.

#19 Edited by Jimmie_Hudson_ (294 posts) - - Show Bio

both are great artist. both i say are extremely talented. i think it is completely subjective who is "better." however, i think kay dza will win. he is more popular and the current king of hip hop.

#20 Edited by KaijuKingGojira (1413 posts) - - Show Bio

both are great artist. both i say are extremely talented. i think it is completely subjective who is "better." however, i think kay dza will win. he is more popular and the current king of hip hop.

In terms of modern mainstream rappers. Joey Bad$$ is out of his league

#21 Edited by Nelomaxwell (10614 posts) - - Show Bio

@jimmie_hudson_ said:

both are great artist. both i say are extremely talented. i think it is completely subjective who is "better." however, i think kay dza will win. he is more popular and the current king of hip hop.

In terms of modern mainstream rappers. Joey Bad$$ is out of his league

I'd like to see K.Dot vs Joey but I think JB needs to get a little more work under his belt.

As for this battle I'll take K.Dot. Logic is okay but he sounds like a young J.Cole mixed with a pop punk band vocalist.

#22 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (34287 posts) - - Show Bio

Never listened to Logic before but these songs here are pretty good

#23 Posted by kgb725 (6440 posts) - - Show Bio

Logic is good and needs more exposure.

#24 Edited by KaijuKingGojira (1413 posts) - - Show Bio
@nelomaxwell said:

I'd like to see K.Dot vs Joey but I think JB needs to get a little more work under his belt.

As for this battle I'll take K.Dot. Logic is okay but he sounds like a young J.Cole mixed with a pop punk band vocalist.

Sounds like yes. Most of his songs are disposable. But Logic has more potential than most top tier rappers did when they started their careers. Young Sinatra 1-3 are better than anything that I've personally heard from Kendrick Lamar. Okay is a huge understatement. He's a legitimate prodigy of rap.Though if I had to make a criticism of him most of his songs usually just sound like he's trying to sound like someone else.

Not to Insult Kendrick.He's great, but like many rappers before him he is highly overrated. People seem to put him on such a high pedestal because of the condition that the modern mainstream rap industry is in, Most MCs are carbine copies of wack rappers ( and that goes for any period/era of rap).I understand why people call him unique but people address him like he just got done making the modern equaivillant to Illmatic.

#25 Posted by King-Stranglehold da first (3265 posts) - - Show Bio

Kendrick...

#26 Posted by KaijuKingGojira (1413 posts) - - Show Bio

Logic...

#27 Posted by Nelomaxwell (10614 posts) - - Show Bio

Let's get them both battling and see who lasts longer?