Yasiin Bey – “I Don’t Like”

Yasiin Bey – “I Don’t Like”

Okay, I get it, Yasiin Bey has this series of Top 40 songs he puts his own spin on. But I think it is garbage. You aren’t happy with certain things in America, but this is way too preachy. Taking to Chief Keef’s “I Don’t Like”, the MC previously known as Mos Def tells us all the things he doesn’t like. Such as Bank Of America, white supremacists, strip club rappers, and more. And he does it all in a grumbly old voice.

Don’t get me wrong, Yasiin Bey has pumped out a number of hip-hop classics, but why doesn’t he keep doing that? Instead, he just states the obvious over an already played-out beat. I get it, take ignorant music and make it “intellectual.” But what is intellectual about this? Let’s get back to making progressive art, Yasiin, we will forgive you if you don’t actually remix 40 Top 40 tracks.


  1. nigelPOW
    Dec 21, 2012 @ 12:42:00


  2. Oz
    Dec 01, 2012 @ 14:12:00

    What if this is what Kanye left out on Cruel Summer…

  3. Andrew Martin
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 09:47:00


  4. Crass
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 09:38:00

    its neat how the pac div and fashawn albums look like they fit together

  5. Thomas Churchill
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 21:24:00

    Does this project even have a release date? 40 Tracks of remixes may be dope if there’s more than just Mos Def on the track…maybe..

  6. dv
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 17:21:00

    Y’all being reactionary about the fact that Potholes doesn’t like something that Yasiin did. It’s not the message that’s the problem here, it’s some lazy lyrics (try and tell me how repeating “Yuck/You Suck” is a clever choice; I’ll wait) and some imitative vocals (you KNOW he’s doing the drill scene schtick with his voice).

  7. Mike
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 09:07:00

    I miss Mos Def

  8. Soham
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 02:28:00

    I’m sorry Yasiin offended yall. This shit is important.

  9. Will Salzer
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 21:27:00

    Corporate America is the audience for this, man. It’s time we wake up and look around us for the phonies.

  10. David Reyneke
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 19:54:00

    Who is the audience? Why are we not the audience here? If anything, we are one of few people who will probably ever listen to this track that most people have already forgotten about.

  11. frank_bE
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 19:37:00

    what. lulz

  12. Gedi D.
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 19:07:00


  13. Andrew Martin
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 16:01:00

    Everyone is the audience for this, Yasiin just doesn’t sound good here, that’s it. I personally am all for topics like these being addressed, but not when it sounds like this. His “N****s in Poorest” was better.

  14. MadLark
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 15:52:00

    You’re not the audience for this.

  15. David Reyneke
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 14:51:00

    Thank you for the pageview, I guess?

  16. Andrew Martin
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 14:39:00


  17. AfriKlynn
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 14:13:00

    I Love Yasiin, I love this record even more because of the honesty! Ya’ll post a bunch of bullshit on this blog, its great to see the other side of Hip Hop..

  18. Gedi D.
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 13:52:00


  19. jlasoul
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 13:16:00

    100% agree. I checked out early on this one.

  20. jlasoul
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 13:16:00

    100% agree. I checked out early on this one.

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