Joey Bada$$ Discusses Lupe’s Backpack Rapper Comment

August 28, 2014 12:21 pm

Joey Bada$$ Discusses Lupe’s Backpack Rapper Comment – StreetSeekers Live UK Urban Internet Radio Station

Joey Bada$$ addresses Lupe Fiasco praising him for being a “backpack rapper,” but the Brooklyn rapper is unsure what Lupe was talking about. He then questions “what is a backpack rapper,” as Vlad points out that Lupe meant it as a compliment.

Lupe told DJ Whoo Kid, “I think you got like Pro Era and Joey Bada$$ and his whole crew. Like for me they keeping that backpack—that grimy, high school, Timberlands. To me, when I look at a crew I look at people who doing it today who have that kind of essence of the ’90s. What I grew up [in]. What I grew up rapping as and rapping towards. I always go back to Joey and kids who nice, but still got like a certain authenticity about themselves.”

Vlad then asks what Joey’s definition of a “backpack rapper,” but he is at a loss for words and says, “What does that even mean?”

What is your definition of a backpack rapper?

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