Three New York examples of overcoming adversity turning bars starting with one stanza then onto the next.
Over a mark Swizz Beatz creation we discover Nas and Jay-Z joining by and by, this time close by DMX. It wasn’t too some time in the past when Jay and Nasir Jones astounded the world when they connected up on DJ Khaled’s “Sorry Not Sorry” from his outline besting Khaled collection, however this time, the sound is a bit unique. With a threesome of New York heavyweight emcees going bar for bar on “Shower Salts” from DMX’s after death Exodus, Hip Hop fans are universally observing X’s inheritance and lyricism.
“This is an incredible development, it’s [back-to-back] New York hero minutes,” Swizz said of the track in a new meeting with GQ. “You have three superheroes from New York that have unlimited awards, broke unlimited records and here they come—it’s a Clash of the Titans. It’s exceptionally dire and expressive and everyone accompanied an alternate style [on their verses.]”
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