MP3: Black Bobby Goes in on Wacka Flocka Flame on New Track
The latest insult to the true school, though, was a recent interview with Wacka (many would like to remove that last "a"?) on RadioPlanet.TV, in which he delivered the ultimate kiss-off to hip-hop culture. "I ain't got no lyrics. I ain't got no time for lyrics," he said, leaving even the hosts sounding a little stymied. "The niggas who everybody say is lyrical, they ain't got no show." What about freestyling? "That ain't get you no money."
While plenty of so-called rappers may secretly echo those sentiments, the grand majority of even the lamest commercial ones at least try to pretend that the words matter. But not to Mr. Flame. "I only care about getting shows. As long as I get them shows for $15,000 four, five days out of the week, then I'm happy," he concluded.
Consequently, this didn't exactly sit right with Black Bobby, Miami's up-and-coming official Defender of Hip-Hop. Actually, he got outright heated on his blog: "His comments are a SLAP IN THE FACE to all that love and cherish Hip-Hop. Our culture is being killed by people like this. What used to be a revolutionary movement is now pop music for morons to abuse and make money from. "
Voila, Bobby's response, a new track called "The Ghost of Robert Kennedy." Enjoy the strings-laced beat, and wait for the second verse where he goes down his "shit list." "They on that Wocka Flocka / and I'm on that realness," goes one lyrical jab.
The battle against this particular brand of wackness is uphill: Wacka Flocka's not going anywhere, as "O Let's Do It" continues to sizzle as a street and club hit. A 305 appearance, too, seems imminent as the rapper's been palling around with Rick Ross. But if any soldier is up to the task, it's Black Bobby.