posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 07:54 AM
Well, like you stated in the OP; every genre has its golden nuggets. I used to listen to rap all the time a few years ago and I totally agree that
there are some brilliant lyricists worthy of praise. Nowadays, it might just be me not keeping myself updates on what is hot or not, but there's so
much bullsh#t that I can't bear to expose myself to it anymore.
I guess the only current, popular rap artists that I listen to today is Kendrick Lamar and Joey Bada$$. And perhaps a little embarressing, some of
Drake's more personal material I like. The rest of his # though... There's undoubtedly other great rappers out right now but those two are the only
one's that caught my attention.
But if we're talking none current stuff... There's so many... The Roots (absolute all time favorites), Talib Kweli, Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch, Method
Man, Redman, Wu-Tang Clan (of course), Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes (90s and early 2000s), Eminem, Outkast... The list'll be too long I realize, so I'll stop
Oh! And Biggie, some of Tupac's stuff, Big Pun, Big L, some Das EFX... OK I'll stop now.
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