Hood Pope

Album: Trap Lord (2013)

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  • This swaying cut finds Ferg tackling matters of spiritual awakening as he takes the listener to church. We hear the Harlem MC liken himself to a preacher presiding over his congregation. "'Trap Lord' is basically the writer of the hood," Ferg told Spin magazine. "It's the kid that's from the hood, from the trap, who's going to preach to his friends and his homies. Because they're not going to sit in no church. So they listen to me instead of going to a church, because I understand them, and that's really what the 'Hood Pope' is. I could talk to my people. I could talk to my peers."

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