Joe Budden Tells Rob Markman that “Play No Games” is About Significant Things Happening in Insignificant Relationships

Our honorary Sway’s Universe member Rob Markman is up to some new big things over at Genius where he has been meeting with some of rap’s greatest to break down every intricacies in their lyrics.

One of his latest features is with Slaughterhouse’s own Joe Budden as he prepares to roll out his new album “All Love Lost” on October 16.  With his latest single, “Play No Games,” dropping today, Genius has rolled out part of Markman’s exclusive sit down with Budden where he tells stories behind the track.

From opening up about relationships to his love for understanding the functionality of women’s brains, Budden holds nothing back when breaking down this amazing new work of art.

You can find both the track and the interview below and make sure to stay tuned to Rob Markman and Joe Budden on Twitter @RobMarkman &@JoeBudden.


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