The year of 2009 is the year many credit with the return of hip hop, as the game was saturated with auto-tuned tracks over the previous two years. In 2009, Jay-Z returned with The Blueprint 3 and both Drake and Nicki Minaj’s mixtape stardom peaked with their Young Money signings. During this period of time, Charles Hamilton was also hailed as an up-and-coming star.
Many credited Cleveland rapper, Charles Hamilton, for restoring lyricism in the rap game and predicted he would be major. In addition to Charles Hamilton, J. Cole was also credited as one of the future stars of hip hop. The difference between the two rappers was J. Cole was signed to Roc Nation. Charles Hamilton, however, soon lost a large portion of his fan base due to his irractic actions.
Recently, MTV caught up with Charles Hamilton, who spoke with “RapFix.” During the interview, he addressed his feud with J. Cole, which has been one-sided for the most part. Charles Hamilton explained the relationship he has with J. Cole.
Watch the entire interview below: