MOMENTS | Mash-up: Taylor Swift x Kendrick Lamar Freestyles Over Beat Of “Shake It Off”
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In an interview with Rolling Stone, Taylor Swift said that that she listens to Kendrick Lamar’s “Backstreet Freestyle” to “go from feeling victimized to feeling awesome”. Lamar returned the compliment by freestyling over the beat of “Shake It Off” for the hosts of Dallas radio station K104.
“I love that song,” said Lamar in an interview with The Fader , “I ain’t playin’”. And that wasn’t the only time the critically acclaimed rapper had expressed his mutual respect for the pop star songwriter. As he told the Associated Press in an interview, “I appreciate Taylor Swift for supporting not only my music but just the hip-hop culture. There’s really no gap. It’s music and it feels good.”
So listen to Kendrick Lamar freestyle about “white girls” and “Lady J” while “tacklin’ this hard crazy beat” over Swift’s single “Shake It Off”.