"These guys really understood what it took to battle. They weren’t just giving out stupid silly punchlines. It went beyond that. They really understood how to work a crowd and how to weave runs and themes through the short battle."
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One person who isn’t called out by name—the current president of the United States.
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It’s a widely accepted notion that mainstream hip-hop artists, as well as their fans, have lowered the bar for what’s considered talent, or entertainment.
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