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ShaqIsDope Pays Homage To A Great On “King Push”

A forceful offering from the rising Toronto emcee.

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As if embodying the spirit of a hustler, Toronto's ShaqIsDope sends his respects to one of his idols on the bracing "King Push." Shamelessly self-assured, the eager emcee puts in work while rapping about the tough-minded approach he took to success. Although he emulates Pusha T's infamous grunt — and even drops a notable album title in his punchline — ShaqIsDope holds his own: over woozy production, his nimble flow sounds captivatingly effortless.

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"I'm a big fan of Pusha T, and we were supposed to play the same festival in Toronto during the summer," ShaqIsDope explained to The FADER over email. "It ended up getting cancelled, so I didn't get a chance to talk to him so I wanted to pay homage to him through a record."

February 06, 2017
ShaqIsDope Pays Homage To A Great On “King Push”