A double dose of Lupe seems like the perfect way to start the content catch up. Should be easier to stay on top of things now that I’m between 8 and 14 hours ahead of most of you guys. I feel like enough has been said about Freedom Ain’t Free so instead I’m gonna focus on Bitch Bad, which I think is the stronger of the two songs anyway.
After the initial backlash Lasers seemed to grow on a lot of people, but the replay value in songs like Never Forget You and Out of My Head wasn’t in the storytelling verses, but in the hooks provided by John Legend and Trey Songz. Bitch Bad signals a return to the Food & Liquor sensibilities as Lupe warns of the dangers of misogyny in hip-hop. Over a trap beat nonetheless.
Bitch bad, woman good, lady better.