During a recent interview with New York radio station Hot 97, Lupe Fiasco was asked about young emcees he respects. Fiasco names Young Thug and Big K.R.I.T. When he is asked if Kendrick Lamar makes the list by host Peter Rosenberg, he says, "I've always been a fan of Kendrick. I'm not a nut-hugger like you."
Fiasco then elaborates on his position regarding Kendrick Lamar.