08/12/13 – 9:53 p.m. – Big Sean announces that he will debut a new song on Funkmaster Flex’s radio show later tonight.
This one that didn’t make the album cuz of the sample BUT IT IS NOT no radio shit.. Straight rap… I’m talking 7min shit… Grimey shit.
— Big Sean (@BigSean) August 13, 2013
08/12/13 – 10:00 p.m. - Funkmaster Flex debuts Big Sean’s “Control” featuring Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica on The Funkmaster Flex Show on Hot 97. Kendrick Lamar declares himself “King Of New York” declaring his superiority over a litany of popular rappers like Drake, Big Sean, Jay Electronica, Meek Mill, Mac Miller, A$AP Rocky, Pusha T and J. Cole.