Ludacris Reveals His Top 5 Rappers
Written by B87FM on June 9, 2020
Ludacris is sharing his prime 5.
Talking with XXL’s Hip-Hop Moments of Readability podcast, the Atlanta rap veteran revealed which MCs are worthy of the crown, beginning with André 3000.
“So, prime 5 flows, man. André 3000 goes to be in there. I really feel like he at all times challenges, at all times challenges,” started Luda.
He additionally gave props to hip-hop’s youthful technology together with Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole. “I’ma put Kendrick Lamar in there as quantity two,” he mentioned. “I’ma put J. Cole in there as being, like…proper now, I’m pondering of individuals which are versatile and always making an attempt to consider completely different flows that don’t just about have a set stream that they at all times do.”
Coming in at No. four was Hov, who Luda celebrated for his versatility. “I’ma go ‘head and put JAY-Z in there, man. JAY-Z, you recognize, he does various things and he does experiment with completely different flows. And largely, his completely different material and the way he’s capable of weave via and be on a monitor with anyone.”
He wavered between Lil Wayne and Eminem for the fifth spot, in the end giving it to Weezy. “I used to be truthfully gonna put Lil Wayne,” mentioned Luda. “Rattling, that is laborious as a result of it’s such as you received Lil Wayne…you bought Eminem, however I’ma need to go along with Lil Wayne as a result of the physique of labor and his consistency and he’s been within the recreation nearly 30 years, bruh.”
Ludacris lately collaborated with the Younger Cash boss on his Timbaland-produced single “S.O.T.L. (Silence of the Lambs),” which he premiered throughout his Verzuz battle with Nelly.
He defined why he gave the sting to Weezy, whereas additionally honoring late legends together with Tupac Shakur, The Infamous B.I.G., and Large L. “Once we goin’ again to what we’re speaking about, I’m saying Lil Wayne by way of the span,” he mentioned. “How lengthy and the way laborious it’s that individuals don’t understand to be that versatile and proceed reinventing your self via three many years, nearly three many years. That’s a tough feat, so I’ma throw him in there too.”
When he’s not within the studio, Ludacris is becoming a member of the combat to finish racial inequality with a brand new media platform known as KidNation, which goals to show kids about present occasions via music. “As a result of we’re within the top of not solely COVID-19, however we’re additionally within the top of a racial divide that’s beginning to make small, constructive change, and we wish to assist with that change,” he instructed CNN.