>Favorites, combination of how skilled i think they are and how >much i enjoy their music. > >Rakim >Posdnous >Del The Funky Homosapien >One Be Lo >Royce Da 5'9 >Lupe Fiasco >Gift of Gab k-os >Slick Rick* >Andre 3000 >
25. "OC is like Tim Duncan to me" In response to Reply # 20
Time’s Up Born 2 Live Point O Views What I Represent My World Can’t Go Wrong Far From Yours Jewelz
He just makes perfect hip-hop in my opinion.
He’s lyrical but not overly lyrical-miracle He picks dope beats that fit him but is still versatile and varies his production He has that everyday-man relatable style down but doesn’t come off soft He can rock on hard joints but doesn’t come off as fake or over-doing He speaks on various topics but doesn’t over do it to the point where he’s labeled conscious or “preachy”
18. "I got a list, there’s no order to this list here it is, it goes:" In response to Reply # 0 Wed Sep-16-20 05:23 PM by ImPerfectNick
Black Thought Andre 3k Jay Z Big Punisher Nas Notorious BIG Eminem Kool G Rap MF DOOM Lupe Fiasco
I mean this list changes a bit, but this is pretty much it for me.
Everybody's got opinions on the way you're living but see they can't fill your shoes... Life is made of half-illusions... forty percent confusion, whatever's left I'm using... to keep myself from losing, yeah.
27. "My Top 10 Favortite Emcees Of All Time" In response to Reply # 0
Here's my list, I actually posted my top 50 emcees/rappers on my fb earlier this year, some I based my order on their prime years and where they are now, with only a few new/recent kats making an appearance; anyway here is just the top ten.
34. "Shocked! @ no mention of Prodigy or Sean Price" In response to Reply # 0
All time is pretty hard to do because a lot of em done fell off (Kweli, Common, Redman), or not enough original content (Biggie, Pun, Big L) so i'll just stick to my favorites of the last 20 yrs or so.
1. Nas 2. Prodigy 3. Sean Price 4. GFK 5. BT 6. Raekwon 7. Monch 8. Eminem 9. Marci 10. Pep Love
35. "Re: Falling Off" In response to Reply # 34 Thu Sep-17-20 12:16 PM by Kosa12
I feel like it's a bit unreasonable to expect any emcee - even the one's who I think are the greatest of all time - to be "on" for their entire career. That's why when I do things like this I try to do it based on a combination of what I think their top skill level is on the mic (lyricism, concepts, rhyme schemes etc.), the quality of their best albums and how often I gravitate towards them.
The amount of emcees who haven't fell off, at least in my opinion, is extremely small, like I would never call someone crazy for having a rapper like KRS-One or Nas - who have both definitely fallen off at times - in their top 10 list instead of a rapper like Masta Ace, who I would argue has never completely fallen off at all. Using Common as an example, Common has definitely had rough patches (even though I loved Black America Again, which is recent), but for me it doesn't really negate the greatness of everything he has done before (Resurrection, LWFC, One Day It'll All Make Sense, Be).
Also I heavily considered Prodigy, I'm surprised he isn't here more too.