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3010253, RE: artists you subliminally compare in your mind
Posted by Original Juice, Mon Oct-08-18 01:29 PM
>I've been running back some of my favorite albums from the
>year to sort of narrow down my go to playlists & noticed I had
>Black Milk's "Fever" & Oddisee's "Iceberg" running back &
>Then it hit me - I've always sort of paired them together
>throughout their career. i got into their music at about the
>same time, they were producing random cuts for other artists I
>liked, I felt they were better beatmakers than producers (&
>rappers). they put out projects I liked, their production
>really evolved every time out, they got so much better as
>rappers. every year they've ended up in my favorite projects.
>I realized I always sort of compared them to each other, in a
>sense of seeing them on the same kind of path.
>others I do it bc of an intertwined past (Thurz & YO from UNI
>for example), or curren$y & whiz. etc.
>Any artists like that for yall?

I do the same with Milk and Odd

Also, I used to compare Milk and Oh No as Detroit and Cali counterparts, but then.. Milk quickly surpassed Oh No in terms of a solo rapping career.