The art of tactfully roasting your exes in your art is something that Big Sean has arguably mastered. Two years ago on “I Don’t Fuck With You,” Big Sean succeeded in rapping what we mere mortals only daydream about saying to our past flames when he (allegedly) referenced his ex-girlfriend Naya Rivera. On his new single “No More Interviews,” the rapper boldly flaunts, “This my last time putting my ex in a song even though the last one went triple platinum,” and goes on to demonstrate his skill at getting extremely personal and petty. At least Big Sean can tie up his scorn in a nice little bow while delivering some guilty pleasure bars.
Let’s face it: we all live for the drama. At the end of the day, a tale of a love lost hits way harder than stories of happy days. Themes of heartache and perseverance are just as ingrained in rap music as any other. Considering how most listeners can relate to Big Sean’s impassioned vocal delivery when he shades those who burned him, it’s really just a bonus when we know exactly who, or what, the artist is question is venting about.
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