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Young Jeezy talks to the house of Harris about "comparisons to other great rappers and why his music will be up to par with OutKast." *stare of 1,000,000 blanks* at that last proclamation...

Let’s compare Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 to Thug Motivation 103. Do you think, five years later, that 103 can make as significant an impact in today’s musical climate as 101 did?

Yeah, well, they just waiting on me to come back and change the game, that’s all. [Laughs] But, you know, OutKast made great music. I listened to 8Ball & MJG album the other day—it was good music. It was good music, man. That was us! Nowadays, everybody makes beats, everybody’s a rapper. But then those were the ghetto poets that we listened to, because they were the ones that saw the struggle, and they come out and they tell the world about it, and people feel it like that. I guess now music is so saturated and so microwaved. It’s, like, 15 minutes in the microwave and boom, you’ve got something. Nobody’s putting passion or any thought behind it anymore. Or even going in, like, really going in and making shit that’s going to matter in two months. ’Cause, you know, everything sounds good when you’re [in the studio]. And I’m not hating at all—I’m just being real.

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  • Grump

    Jeezy is a fucking idiot. His music is plain wack too.

  • http://www.twitter.com/@kamus365 KAMUS

    he must of meant sarcastically speaking!!

  • TonyRay

    Just read this @XXLMAG. Never put Jeezy and the word intelligent together in the same sense. SMH. Just put out the music and stop saying you are a martyr for the streets.

  • Andre

    Outkast >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Young Jeezy

  • DallasTx_GreedyGrove

    His rhyme pattern is so played out that's his problem.

  • TimmyGee

    Am i the only one that looked at the pic and thought it was Bun B?

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1j7IX5epMk&feature=related EatingPineapples

    Meka ..he didnt really compare himself to outkast wen u read it..cmon son ..be real !!!!

    #Shake post that NEW LUPE

  • http://NYC zany blunts

    LOL, i dig what hes sayin, but hes def not on outkasts level... hes a good mainstream rapper tho... entertainin to say the least... i liked his albums, but i feel like hes not reinventin himself enough that his whole style is startin to get stale, nah meen...

  • Alberto

    imma be an ass and say shake post lupe!

  • HiTesh

    "'Cause, you know, everything sounds good when you’re in the studio" - Young Jeezy

  • DJ Rollin Deep

    "Or even going in, like, really going in and making shit that’s going to matter in two months." <--- Because a single called "All White Everything" was really going to revolutionize the game. LOL.

  • http://god.com FUCK YEAH

    jeezy is an entertaining guy. his music sounds good in a short car ride or in the club... outkast is some shit you chill in the crib and listen to.

    he's gotta find something other than crack/coke to talk about.

  • robertTHEallen

    in other news, rick ross is comprable to the roots

  • robertTHEallen

    and this just in: red kool-aid cures cancer

  • WestCoastin420

    What he's saying is on point for the most part...But he sucks as a Rapper. He should follow what hes saying...as far as Im concened hesnt been "goin in" his whole career. Soul Survivor was his only good joint

  • S U K

    Yea lil Wayne has hot rhymes lol. Nigga goes in the studio n spits a line saying that he's hotter then the sun or sum bullshit like tht n y'all think tht shits hot? Come to the fuckin hood n see wat it's Luke. We ain't douging n jerkin in da hood. PussY niggaz.