Gaudy beats and an overwhelming ego characterize 4/4, Meek Mill’s ferocious 4 track EP released as a precursor to his next mixtape Dreamchasers 4. Essentially one long diss track, Meek Mill throws shade at his doubters, side chicks, wannabe gangsters and of course other rappers in his latest EP. Shamelessly continuing the Drake feud, Meek Mill freestyles over the Toronto rapper’s hit single “Jumpman” in “I’m Da Plug” opening the first verse with “you ain’t really write it, I’m like ‘Who’s your stuntman?’” Considering there’s more than likely some truth behind the accusations, this beef keeps getting more and more salient. Intense and entertaining, Mill’s “I’m Da Plug” freestyle boasts some ruthless rhymes with an aggressive slow.
Continuing the lyrical warfare, Meek Mill attempts to undermine the six Grammy nominations of his rival, exclaiming “We rich already and my chick the baddest, this Rollie like my trophy” in the track “Gave ‘Em Hope”. In the same track, he goes on to attack 50 Cent and his bankruptcy, poking fun at 50’s poor financial designs and the wealthy façade he puts on Instagram.
With minimal creativity found in the music itself, 4/4 seems to serve no other purpose than stirring up trouble and creating more publicity for Dreamchasers 4. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, the drama seems to be racking up the listens. If nothing else, at least 4/4 has given fans a feud worth following.