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Lists: 8 Reasons Why Lil B Is The Most Versatile Rapper In The Industry



8 Reasons Why Lil B Is The Most Versatile Rapper In The Industry

Lil B The Based God is an enigma of sorts: he’s widely worshipped, yet misunderstood by the masses. People who listen to his music either do it out of genuine interest or as a way of mocking one of the Bay Area’s most notable artists. He’s made a career out of playing against people’s expectations and releasing his own brand of off-kilter rap music. It’s no coincidence that even though he hasn’t sold as many albums as many of his peers, he’s considered to be one of the most influential artists of all time. His versatility and creativity have made him a staying force in the constantly evolving rap industry, making him remain relevant while many others grow stagnant and wither away. These ten tracks showcase something new that Lil B brings to his music as he constantly reinvents the wheel and pushes it into a groundbreaking new direction.

Reason 1: Ability To Embrace Meme Rap Culture

Song: “Fuck Me”

Perhaps one of Lil B’s crowning achievements in meme rap, “Fuck Me” is both hilarious and unorthodox. He plays around the production and uses it as a means to create something that sounds purposefully awful. The accompanying video shows B doing what he does best: acting a complete fool. As crazy as it sounds, it’s definitely worth a relisten. He brings an odd flow here that’s unlike a lot of his other releases.

Reason 2: Flexing A Propensity For Hard Punchlines

Song: “T Shirt and Buddens”

Who ever would have thought that the world would receive a diss track from Lil B? Aimed at Joe Budden of all people? What makes it so powerful is that on this track B is throwing punch after punch, flexing his lyrical dexterity at Budden. Over a gut-punching boom-bap beat, B spits what may be his best set of bars to date.

Reason 3: An assortment of fast paced flows

Song: “I Own Swag”

The many sides of B manifest themselves on one of his most versatile tracks. Here, the primary focus isn’t lyricism, but flow. He spits a fast paced verse, breathless, and hungry for more.

Reason 4: Jamaican Influence

Song: “Dutty Pop”

Realizing that he can only cover his limited spectrum of subject matter only so many times without becoming stagnant, B does what he does best: innovate. He decided to draw upon Jamaican influences to create “Dutty Pop,” a track that uses Jamaican cadence to compliment B’s creative direction. He pays homage too, saying “Shouts out to motherfucking Jamaica!” as the track starts.

Reason 5: Paying Homage to the Bay Area

Song: “Stick”

B brings the Bay Area influence to his track stick, using elements of the hyphy movement to craft a fast-pased party song to appease fan interest. The production style and flow that B exhibits on the track are startling departures from the type of choices he usually makes. But then again, he does like to switch things up often.

Reason 6: Mainstream Crossover/Singing

Song: “My House”

Lil B shot for the stars on this one, enlisting the talents of Metro Boomin to lace him with one of the producer’s best creations to date. B sings on this one, and surprisingly, it sounds good. It didn’t have the crossover appeal that he may have hoped, but it still shows his willingness to take his music in exciting new directions.

Reason 7: Choosing To Rap in Spanish Without Actually Being Fluent In It

Song: “Gato Gato”

In a startling departure from his English roots, Lil B decided to create a party song aimed at the Latino crowd. The entire song is spoken in Spanish, but it doesn’t amount to much more than “1,2,3, sexy movements.” While limited in scope, how many English rappers do you know taking a stab at conquering other markets?

Reason 8: Offering Social And Political Commentary

Song: “Unchain Me”

When Lil B released his album titled I’m Gay, he received a lot of threats centered around it. Although he wasn’t actually gay, he chose the title because it reflected his creative aspirations. Truth be told, he probably liked the attention it would get. People who thought they knew his rap style predicted how the album would turn out, and they were proven wrong. The album served as a soapbox for B to offer social and political commentary on a level that people didn’t think possible from him. On “Unchain Me” in particular, B flexes his versatility again with his intelligent comments on the way that society is pushing the media agenda.







The pandemic is officially over, and we’re back outside! Back by popular demand, G2 Presents The Millennium Tour: Turned Up!, presented by G-Squared Events and The Black Promoters Collective (BPC), kicked off last weekend with shows in Hampton, VA ( Friday, October 7th), Charlotte, NC (Saturday, October 8th) and Baltimore, MD (Sunday, October 9th). The tour will take over 24 cities, starting with Hampton and ending in Oakland, CA on Sunday, November 27, 2022.

Headlined by none other than the ultimate fan favorite, Bow Wow, our undeniable Verzuz champ, Mario, and R&B songstress Keri Hilson, this year’s tour talent lineup is insane. The highly-anticipated brand return will additionally include performances by LloydBobby VPleasure PSammieYing Yang TwinsDem Franchize BoyzCrime MobTravis PorterLil Scrappy, TrillvilleChingy and the reunion of Day 26

Tickets are available now with prices varying by city; purchase here.

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CHIEF KEEF PERFORMING FINALLY RICH Added to The Smokers Club Fest 4/30




As if the lineup wasn’t stacked already, The Smokers Club Fest continues to give the people what they want by adding Chief Keef who will be performing his debut album “Finally Rich”. This festival already perfectly encapsulated the much lauded “Blog Era” of rap which took place from 2008-2014, but now has the final infinity stone inserted into the gauntlet in the form of Sosa. 

The Smoker’s Club Fest takes over Glen Helen Amphitheater on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Celebrating hip hop as one of the leading forces in paving the way for cannabis culture becoming mainstream, the festival lineup includes Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, Schoolboy Q, Wiz Khalifa, A&AP Ferg, 2 Chainz, Dom Kennedy, Lupe Fiasco, Joey Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies, Yung Lean, Wale, Curren$y, Danny Brown, Rico Nasty, Earl Sweatshirt, Sofaygo, Pierre Bourne, Sahbabii, Cochise, Lucki, Yeat, AB-Soul, Jay Rock, Berner, Zack Fox, The Alchemist, Clams Casino, Mick Jenkins, Reason, Smoke DZA, Casey Veggies, Domo Genesis, The Underachievers, The Cool Kids, Kirko Bangz, Pac Div, Kreayshawn, Ken Car$on, Bktherula, Babyxsosa, Zeelooperz, Coco & Clair Clair, Tisakorean, Destroy Lonely, Sid, Shyne, Bad Neighbors, Sparoh Homicide, Meechie, Abby, Jasmine, Belis, Eryn, Yayo, Dacartune, Slayter, Nymlo, McFly, Lul Bob, and Stinje.

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Best of Instagram: @cree.ikuko




Cree Ikuko is a biracial beauty who’s racy photoshoots have taken Instagram and Tumblr by storm. Her art, always tasteful – she refrains from shooting nude – has an elegant quality about it, making each release of hers something that people look forward to like sports games. In addition to being a rising model, she also is a poet, songwriter, and recently, gotten into vlogging. She’s a multi-threat with a high probability for continued success, so checking out her Instagram account for our Best of Instagram series is a must. Check out our pics below.

Perfection, Unbridled

At first glance, this picture is nothing but a simple selfie that’s both stunning and mysterious. But taking a closer look shows the many working parts that make this one of our favorite pictures on Instagram so far. From the curly hair to the smug look on her face, the reveal of just enough cleavage to intrigue viewers, and the color contrasts of the shirt that make it one of the most interesting tops currently out on the market, Cree knows how to make a statement.

Beach Body

When it comes to beach bodies, Cree might have the ultimate one. Her bathing suit is endlessly inviting, almost teasing us in what it hides. She knows that she fills it out to perfection – it’s up to us to refrain from salivating like hungry dogs.

Bathroom Stall Selfies

Since when has a bathroom selfie ever made it into our best of Instagram list? Cree provides an exception: her careless pose borders on perfect. Between her casual face and the way her dress clings to her body like a bodysuit, nothing can go wrong with this picture.

Car selfies

It’s become a thing now that we can’t deny: Cree breaks all selfie rules with her careless, yet elegant photos. A casual car trip turns into an aesthetically pleasing visual memory that we’re glad to have come across on Instagram.

String Chronicles

String bathing suits are her thing and we’re glad to see that she has more than one. The turquoise color acts as a delicate contrast from her bronze skin that makes it all the more intriguing to view. The fact that most of her face is covered in shadow goes a long way in making this photo mysterious.

Killer Nurse

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s only right that she’d find a costume to scare people into a heart attack. This costume will cause a heart attack, but not out of fright.

Halloween Preparations

Out of both Halloween costumes, this one would be scarier. It’s almost the more inviting of the two, with cleavage that looks dangerously close to popping out. The red hair also helps the picture to look scary. Be on the lookout on Halloween to see her in this.

Cree Lannister

There’s a very Game Of Thrones feel to this post in particular. Although she’s sitting in a white armchair that’s the stark opposite of the foreboding Iron Throne in Westeros, the self-confidence evident in the post along with the pose invoke Cersei Lannister comparisons. We bet that Cree’s much nicer and more approachable than the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms.

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