Hip-Hop has blessed us with a legion of talented, awe inspiring MCs. But even more so, it has delivered us a plethora of struggle rappers with weak bars, corny punchlines and God awful flows. Sadly, these wack MCs rarely ever acknowledge the suspect nature of their rhymes or the lameness of their entire “movement.”
Keep in mind, all music is subjective. However, their are certain clues to look out for that denote that rapping just may not be the career you were destined for. The truth is carving out a viable livelihood as an artist is grueling for even the most talented of MCs. So here are 9 signs you are a notorious struggle rapper. If you are guilty of these behaviors, consider cutting your losses, putting the mic down and seeking out a job (don’t be mad) with health benefits, because struggle rappers never rarely prosper.