Everything is Pusha T. Yeezy taught me this at My Name Is My Name listening party and while it’s no surprise that a listening party turned into a pep rally, there’s truth in the declaration: you have to acknowledge the reign of King Push. Aligning himself with G.O.O.D Music has given Pusha the platform (radio play from “Runaway,” “Mercy,” “New God Flow”) and the production (from Kanye, Hudson Mohawke, Mike Dean) to reestablish himself in rap after the Clipse went on near-permanent hiatus. He also came off unscathed by Kendrick’s “Control” verse because he’s fired shots his whole career—he’s been feuding with Lil Wayne for seven years now. Here are five standout moments from the G.O.O.D Music designated hitter.
-By Ronald Metellus