T.I.’s verse, and accompanying switch up in the production, is the highlight for me.
NEW Big Sean today as he drops the new song/video for “1st Quarter Freestyle”. Watch and then download below. Directed by Mike Carson. Song Produced by KeY Wane. Additional Production by Travi$ Scott.
Sean definitely has a lot of nice moments on all these raps in 6 minutes. The beat is along the lines of other mean records like a “10 2 10” (after all, Wane and Scott were involved) yet this one doesn’t try to trump any rhymes by Sean. Thankfully the beat switches up across the 6 minutes, as does Sean’s flow. Overall, a *Tibs Fav. — the video just illustrates Sean rapping, which is what stands out about this experience. And to further reel you in, here’s a relevant reference to the NBA and some cool lines afterward too:
Bitch I ain’t playin’ no mo’ like D. Rose or Kobe, it’s kobe the beef and the shrimp ravioli, Seandon you know me, my cash homophobic, I swear it’s so straight then I double it up like I cloned it!