“New York has been at a state of emergency when it got here to our place in Hip Hop for a very long time, we’ve been in final place,” he mentioned. “One of many causes is as a result of everyone knows what New York is about all people desires to be the person. Each few years it’s one person who’s unanimously New York.”
Afterward, he continued: “Jay would have it, Puffy would have it, Nas would have it. Then when 50 got here out, 50 had it. It goes in these cycles. It’s by no means been a united factor the place all people helps one another to turn into unanimously that man.”
The feedback from Jones come months after Fat Joe shared an analogous principle. Talking on Instagram in July, he blamed drop off on artists eager to be the “king of New York.”
“As quickly as muthafuckas began getting scorching and began getting a special kind of cash. They began feeling like they that particular person, they that man,” he mentioned, earlier than including,” It’s so many Kings of New York. Even me — each week somebody mentioned they the king. That’s all ego. It fucks up your means to work with one another, to get cash with one another, to embrace one another, to return up.”
Try Jim Jones’ feedback on Kitchen Discuss beneath, as famous by HipHopDX.