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Old 09-10-2009, 12:39 AM   #16
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Yeah, that is wishful thinking especially since he'd rely on the 'Wayne=GOAT' crowd for album sales

lol, well, they're both from New Orleans. I find it oddly ironic that a Southern emcee is making east coast hip hop better than any new east coast hip hop artist out right now lol. Jay Elec blowing up would be huge in terms of bridging the gap between east coast and southern hip hop

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Canibus, Part II?
No. Jay is much more than a punchline rapper. he understands song writing and creating and executing concepts. he's a much more versatile emcee than Canibus ever was. He also has a much better ear for beats
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Old 09-10-2009, 12:39 AM   #17
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Watch this interview though if you haven't already.

Rock the Bells interview

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5idLBalxOHM

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBAJ4...eature=related
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Old 09-10-2009, 12:43 AM   #18
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lol, well, they're both from New Orleans. I find it oddly ironic that a Southern emcee is making east coast hip hop better than any new east coast hip hop artist out right now lol. Jay Elec blowing up would be huge in terms of bridging the gap between east coast and southern hip hop

Same here. I was shocked when I found out he was from NO, he's got that old school East Coast thing going for him.


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No. Jay is much more than a punchline rapper. he understands song writing and creating and executing concepts. he's a much more versatile emcee than Canibus ever was. He also has a much better ear for beats

Didn't really mean in style, just in the end product. Not having the ability or interest in going mainstream and making a 'big pimpin' track.
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Old 09-10-2009, 12:48 AM   #19
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Didn't really mean in style, just in the end product. Not having the ability or interest in going mainstream and making a 'big pimpin' track.

nah when Canibus first came out he had every intention of going mainstream lol. Dude was getting HUGE buzz just off of guest appearances. Canibus came out during a time in which lyrical rappers could still sell a good amount of records. the hype for him was tremendous, especially after 2nd Round KO. he was supposed to represent the next evolution in emceeing after Rakim and Nas. but the first album ended up being a major disappointment and he burned a lot of bridges after his beef with LL and his falling out with Wyclef. It was only after he failed at making it in the mainstream that he went the underground route.

I think Jay Elec will do a bit better. he has a lot of industry connections through his ghostwriting, and he seems to be much more aware of who he is as an artist.
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Old 09-10-2009, 08:20 AM   #20
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Eternal Sunshine = Lyrical onslaught.

Just thought I'd also point out that the instrumental used for So What You Sayin' was also on Jay Stay Paid, except it was MF Doom rapping and it was called "Fire Wood Drumstix".
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