Posted by jambone, Sat Oct-06-07 03:33 PM
>this guy is taking pride in not having taken 45 minutes to
>listen to one of the best albums in the same genre he works
>in. that's like a filmmaker boasting about not having seen
>"citizen kane" because they watched "the neverending story"
>when they were a kid. that said, this whole thing is about
>lupe's concern that people will associate him with the "soft"
>native tongues aesthetic -- thus his proclamations of loving
>gangster shit and willful avoidance of a universally-acclaimed
>album made by someone he considers a friend.