Kendrick Lamar calls himself the king of New York
Kendrick’s guest verse on Big Sean’s “Control” was perhaps one of the most polarizing hip-hop moments in years. Everyone — from MCs to radio DJs to ya mama — was talking about it. Most of the controversy stemmed from the fact that Kendrick, a West Coast rapper, declared that he’s the current king of hip-hop’s birthplace. Some called it competition, while others called it disrespect.