Skillz On BET Cyphers “I Never Thought It Was Possible To Lose That Much Respect For That Many Rappers In 1 Day. I Saw 2 Rappers That Are All Over Blogs & Radio Start Over 64 Times!"



Skillz is veteran battle rapper who is used to being in being around and hearing other gifted MC's. What he witnessed while participating in the taping of the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers has the Virginia rapper wondering where all the talent went.


Skillz told AllHipHop that he can't believe some of the rappers that he heard are actually popular.



I never thought it was possible to lose that much respect for that many rappers in one day. These are the cats that are supposed to be hot?” Skillz asked. "None of them came there prepared. Well, I can’t say none of them, but a lot of them didn’t! Watching some of that sh*t was sad. I watched two particular rappers who are all over the blogs, mixtapes, radio, and magazines stop and start their verses over 64 times!! 64!! I stood there and counted, yo! Between the two of them, they started over 64 times!! We talking 16 bars, yo! And I don’t mean they messed up at the 14th bar and started over. You f*cked up at bar three! I mean, damn, did you write the verse??? Watching that sh*t was sad, ‘cuz let the web tell it, you’re the new hot kid on the block. But, what I saw didn’t represent that at all. I don’t know. I expected more, I guess. Like, know your verse. Come prepared. I felt bad for DJ Premier. He had to sit there through that and remain professional,”



While he didn't go as far as naming names, the awards show airs Tuesday October 11. So we won't have long to wait before we can decide for ourselves which big name rappers aren't as good as maybe we thought they were.



It would be impossible to know who Skillz is referring to before the show airs, but check out the list of MC's that participated in this year's cypher.



Slaughterhouse, Eminem, Skillz, Nitty Scott MC, Estelle, Meek Mill, Wale, Officer Ricky, Ludacris, Blind Fury, Kevin McCall, Chris Brown, Lady of Rage, Busta Rhymes, B.o.B., Yelawolf, Tech N9ne, Kendrick Lamar, Machine Gun Kelly, French Montana, XV, Wais P, Rico Staxx, Termanology, Sean Cross, Gilbere Forte, Chris Sutton
and Jay Rock.

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Comment by moneymann on October 8, 2011 at 2:34am
Dudes saying Skills is wack and washed up??????? Skills has ghost written some of your favorite songs you dance in the club to. You dudes are crazy. Skills will kill most of these dudes in cypher anyway.
Comment by moneymann on October 8, 2011 at 2:31am
Nah it can't be Meek Mill. Dude can really freestyle of top. I witnessed it myself.
Comment by young t.i.m. on October 8, 2011 at 2:24am
ok imma say the only ones who didnt f*** up was em, skillz only cuz this dude wants to make the claim, luda, blind fury ( mutha fuckas blind how he gonna not hit his line like bein blind hieghtens your senses i just dont seen him miss), busta, tech, kendrick, j rock, i just cant see any vetran of the game miss their lines like come on em, luda, busta, tech, it should just f***** be second nature like really?? i should throw yela in cuz he should be goin ham cuz hes a freshmen contender. but i got to much respect for kdot and j rock to think they missed their lines but who the f*** knows i could be totally wrong
Comment by Shady on October 8, 2011 at 2:17am
For all those saying it's Meek Mill I really doubt it. I'm from Delaware so I've heard of and have been following Meek for a long time now and I've seen countless videos of him freestyling both in the streets and in the booth without problems. Meek may be a rookie in the big leagues but he's a vet in the streets in battles
Comment by RT@MILLADELPHIA215 on October 8, 2011 at 2:14am
twitter@MILLADELPHIA
Comment by SeanJ on October 8, 2011 at 1:58am
datpiff.com/Sean-Simplythabest-mixtape.268774.html
Comment by Dr. Doom on October 8, 2011 at 1:50am
I say Water Hose Kelly and French Montana
Comment by G-Unit Soldier88 on October 8, 2011 at 1:45am
WATER GUN WIGGER KELLY
Comment by Hottestchickinthegame on October 8, 2011 at 1:35am
Officer Ricky and Wale. I know FOR SURE it wasn't; Eminem (no f***** way it was him), Slaughterhouse(battle is what they do best), Ludacris, Busta, Yelawolf, K.DOT aka Kendrick Lamar or Skills! Lady of Rage may be a little rusty (ok, a lot rusty) but I don't know because I haven't heard her in YEARS! The rest are up for grabs....
Comment by Corey thompkins on October 8, 2011 at 12:51am
btw skillz is wack. albumless wanker



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