Swizz Beatz recently spoke to Billboard at the Roc Nation Brunch this past week, prior to the Grammys.
“I support the younger artists,” he said. “You know, the thing about him is that he reminds me of Sticky Fingaz from Onyx. You know, I like that energy of that Onyx, “Throw Ya Guns” in the air vibe. So when I look at him, I’m not looking at him probably for the other reasons people are looking at him, I’m looking at him because he reminds me of something that I knew [that] was great at one point in time.”