@TSFSports links for 8/14/13 Big Sean breaks down Control

Posted in Blogroll on August 14th, 2013 by Michael Tillery

big-sean-poseWrote about Kendrick Lamar’s bars on Control yesterday and what I thought it meant for Kendrick and Hip Hop as well. Today in an interview with Vibe, Big Sean breaks down what went into the making of the most talked about track of 2013…and maybe in some time. He explains how the track was put together, why his verse was harder than KDot’s, how he got the inexplicably dormant Jay Electronica on the track, why he was excited for fans and also Hip Hop to drop Control before a sample was cleared and why it doesn’t appear on his upcoming project, Hall of Fame, among other things.  Take a listen and please comment. Joell Ortiz is the first to respond publicly. His track is in the links as well.

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