Being a “lyrical biter” back in the day was one of the worst things you could call somebody in the rap game.
Jay Z, not taking anything from him… has been accused of being a biter and biting A WHOLE LOT of different people’s lyrics.
Take a listen to this compilation of songs by Jay Z (one of the greatest rappers of all times) and tell me do you feel like he is biting the lyrics from other greats or it is just a coincidence? Also, is it “so wrong” to bite or let’s say “use” another rappers lyrics in your song? They say imitation is the highest form of flattery.
What do you think? Let’s blog about it.