“You take a song wit Jay n Kanye on it n you add Big Sean to that shit…thats like takin Wagyu steak witta side of truffles n you splash some A-1 sauce on that muthafucka namsayin. That nigga Big Sean is a condiment b. The nigga is ketchup nahmean. Son aint even on the menu namsayin. You dont go to ANY restaurant n see ketchup on the menu b. Not even cheap ass spots like Burger King got ketchup on the menu…that shit aint a item on the menu. At a nice restaurant they jus be throwin that shit there on the table sometimes like ‘yo…if you a uncultured lowlife muthafucka you can ga’head n splash summa this shit on ya expensive ass food or whatever son’. If its a real nice spot…like some place witta ‘Chez’ in front of the name they probably aint even got no ketchup or steak sauce in the buildin at all yo… They jus be havin the grey poupon type joints or some shit nahmean.”
— A lot of people are writing about Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music collective’s new album Cruel Summer this week.
Many of them are making good points. (Like, yes, Cruel Summer is a confusing title for an album that comes out on September 18th — and, while we’re on the subject, don’t tease me with the thought of a Bananarama sample if you’re not going to come through!) But no one is writing about it as well as the mysterious and talented voice mimic who goes by the name “Big Ghost.” In related news, ego trip talks to photographer Daniel Hastings about his experience shooting the cover for Raekwon’s Only Built for Cuban Linx… album. Which is basically a collaborative project with Ghostface Killah (the real Ghost.) And is also the best rap album ever made.