In terms of the overall package, I will always be preferential to Pac. BUT…
If we’re talking about the best lyricist, with the nicest metaphors; in the debate with Rakim, Hov, Nas and whoever else you want to throw in there… 700 more words
The roots of rap are a topic that can be argued over for an infinite amount of time. Whether it was the early influences of soul and funk that collaborated to bring through the USA spirit of the streets or whether it was the lyrical rhyming of rhythm and blues sung alongside a guitar, rap has influenced more artists and people than you could ever imagine. 2,172 more words
In a recent sit down with VIBE, Nas spoke on how Biggie’s ‘Ready To Die’ going platinum was a realisation for the Queensbridge MC that rapping could be a legitimate career and recalls B.I.G phoning him when Nas’ himself hit platinum for the first time with his sophomore effort ‘It Was Written’.
Jon Connor releases his tribute to one of the G.O.AT.’s of this rap shit,Biggie Smalls. Utilising the instrumentals of some of Biggie’s best loved songs… 45 more words