♫♪  Lil B - “4 Me”

My main man C Monster recently wrote an excellent post on the new Lil B mixtape, 100% Percent Gutta. In it, he describes “4 Me” as a “Fucking GAME CHANGER,” and I agree with him — so much, in fact, that I want to do another damn post just on the track. So basically, “4 Me” is the BasedGod’s take on Rihanna’s “We Found Love,” a track that was epic when it debuted two years ago but that has since become staler than a bag of Tostitos left in an overheated car for two years. But they don’t call him the BasedGod for nothing, because Lil B brings this track back to LIFE, in a strange, twisted, tone-deaf kind of way. “4 Me” consists of an intro, a verse, and a hook: a trolling, Sadean lovechild of a hook, repeated just the right number of times so that it’ll come creeping into your head 16 hours later. Indeed, the Auto-Tune on this song is unequivocally, awe-inspiringly awful, to the point that it actually makes Our Lord and Savior Yeezus Christ’s singing sound operatic by comparison (collaboration, guys, please?). Depending on who you ask, “4 Me” may be considered a triumph of transcendentally terrible art à la The Room, an earnest but nonetheless shitty take on a hit song — or maybe it’s just another excuse for Lil B to cavort around in a bomber hat and PJ pants. Me, I say it’s a combination of the three, plus a belated New Years’ greeting. Hey, it beats “Auld Lang Syne.”

• Lil B: http://www.youtube.com/user/lilbpack1
• Dat Piff: http://www.datpiff.com

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