Lil Ugly Mane surprise-released a mixtape of old songs yesterday, but he hasn’t put out any new music since retiring in 2013. Here’s what his drawn-out exodus says about rap.
Hint: Working On Excellence
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Get your amateur beatsmith on.
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Nas floats over Jay Dee, and all feels right with the world.
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