The dress, part of a collection from recent Parsons graduate and budding designer Isabel Simpson-Kirsch, was itself the kind of thing that grabbed headlines when it debuted last year because it, too, was a rare and classic shout out honoring the Based God. Katy Perry's fashion choice may have been the most high-profile Based God endorsement yet: By pure Twitter follower count, she's the most famous celebrity in the world. But she's not the only number one Twitter presence to shout out Lil B.
Young rap loves hip, old rap definitely doesn't. Chal Ravens investigates who's right out of the lovers and haters, and just how god-like the BasedGod is. Ellen DeGeneres!
In response, Lil' B took the instrumental to the original song and responded with this song. The two have since squashed their beef, though. It features Lil' B in a baby blue button up and a bright pink tie and includes scenes of him interacting with skaters at the part and posing with a rose.
Ayo this Raspberry Tone aka the Womb Slayer. Ya boy jus wanna get a few things off his chest b. First off contrary to yalls popular beliefs n shit…I aint no hater son.
Lil B is the strangest rapper alive. He has none of the trappings of mainstream success—no Video Music Awards, no Fallon appearances, no record deal—but he is a celebrity on the Internet, where he has more than a hundred MySpace accounts, four hundred thousand Twitter followersand sixty million YouTube views. By the end of the interview, Lil B had come up with a new song.
DJ Vladrecently caught up with the Based God for an explanation. Better break out the KY Jelly. I agree.
There's no point in talking about Lil B without mentioning how prolific he is. There's a ridiculous amount of music from the Bay Area legend—albums, mixtapes, instrumental experiments, and bizarre off-the-cuff collaborations with Skepta and Chance the Rapper are all part of his discography. There's no right or wrong place to start.
January 13, Music Record Roundup. Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe. The latest incarnation of their excellently murky sophomore full-length, Novit Enim Dominus Qui Sunt Eiusis this vinyl reissue by Iron Bonehead, which comes snapping at the heels of a CD version by Profound Lore which was itself a reissue of a self-released effort.
Every Lil B mixtape is an event: a multi-stage, multimedia extravaganza that in all its quirkiness, interactivity, and downright craziness exemplifies why the Based God is the most fascinating artist currently doing it. It starts with a new video, which teases a forthcoming new tape in the YouTube description, lyrics, title card, or some combination of the three. Then comes the Twitter campaign, wherein the Based God asks his female followers to tweet a link to the video, nearly each of which he then retweets, along with the standard fawning responses.