“Legendary Rapper Melle Mel Takes Aim at Modern Rap Industry, Calls Out Ja Rule for Copying 50 Cent in Explosive Interview on Art of Dialogue Podcast”

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Melle Mel’s Comments on Rappers Trying Too Hard to Sound Like Others Causes Stir

Legendary rapper Melle Mel’s recent appearance on the Art of Dialogue podcast has caused quite a stir. Clips from the interview were released, with one segment featuring Mel saying that Eminem wouldn’t be a top-five rapper if he wasn’t white. But it’s his comments on rappers trying too hard to sound like others that have really caught people’s attention.

Mel believes that many rappers today are ruining their sound by trying too hard to sound like other rappers. “What is it that you need to say? You could be the n-gga that made a song about a pool party, but you fucked around and listened to Meek Mill and went and you fucked around and did some dumb shit,” Mel said.

He also compared the beef between 50 Cent and Ja Rule, saying that Ja Rule tried to copy 50 Cent’s gangsta sound with his record “New York.” Mel believes that if Ja Rule had made it a pure New York record, like how Jay-Z did with his New York record, it would have been a way bigger record.

According to Mel, consciousness has its place in hip hop, but everyone is too scared about not being hard, and that’s the destruction of the whole game. While his comments on Eminem have caused controversy, Mel’s thoughts on rappers trying too hard to sound like others are a topic worth discussing.

It’s not uncommon for rappers to borrow elements from each other, but at what point does it become detrimental to their own sound? Melle Mel’s comments on Ja Rule and 50 Cent’s beef serve as a reminder that trying to sound like someone else doesn’t always lead to success. As the hip hop genre continues to evolve, perhaps it’s time for artists to focus more on creating their own unique sound rather than trying to emulate others.


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