Mar 12, 2017 ... In 1980 Kurtis Blow wasn't just the best rapper alive, he was the first rapper to show and prove that a career in rap was even possible. Blessed with a booming, elastic, singsong voice, he became the first MC to sign with a major label in 1979 —hot on the heels of the "Rapper's Delight" phenomenon—and ...
May 1, 2017 ... With solid bars and a creativity that knows no bounds, XXL highlights a growing list of rappers who have hailed Kendrick Lamar as one of the best rappers alive.
Eminem's life made him who he is today, one of the greatest of all time, when I listen to his songs he reminds me of pac, biggie & rakim, one of the greatest of all time and the best rapper aliveM+5318. They remind you of biggie and Tupac? In what way are they similar to Eminem? But yeah I agree I loved Lose Yourself and ...
Apr 12, 2017 ... Vince Staples has spoken. When it comes to the competition for Best Rapper Alive, "it's not even close," according to the "Norf, Norf" rapper. During an interview with Los Angeles radio station Power 106, Vince weighed in on the ever-present debate about who should wear the crown. Did he go with career ...
Apr 17, 2017 ... We hit the streets to find out what people think. Is Kendrick the greatest?
Apr 17, 2017 ... The "best rapper alive" isn't a lifetime title. As Biggie explained and tragically embodied, your reign on the top can be short like leprechauns. The position can be vacant for years, as it was in the window between Wayne and Kendrick. Influence and popularity are important but only part of the equation.
Aug 11, 2017 ... Kendrick Lamar graces the cover of Rolling Stone's latest issue, offering his take on ghostwriting and being the best rapper. According to K-Dot, the two are mutually exclusive. “I cannot call myself the best rapper if I have a ghostwriter,” he says. “If you're saying you're a different type of artist and you don't ...