Chris Rock & Rosario Dawson Discuss Top 5 Best MC’s With Hip Hop Media

With ‘Top 5’ in theaters, Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson decided to bring back a popular debate about the Top 5 rappers of all time. Rock and Dawson brought out the best in hip hop media to rank the greatest rappers alive. The panel consisted of Editor-at-Large of Life + Times Shaheem Reid, Miss Info, Jayson Rodriguez of REVOLT, Editor In Chief of RESPECT Magazine Datwon Thomas, and Ed Lover, and was moderated by Power 105.1’s Angie Martinez.

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The group discussed their thoughts on their top five MC’s. Some of the artists that were discussed include Nas, Rakim, Biggie Smalls, and more. Chris Rock listed LL Cool J fifth, Ice Cube fourth, Scarface third, Kanye West second and Jay Z first.

“Jay Z is the best rapper to ever live,” said Rock. ” He’s the Pete Rose of rap. He has the most hits.”

Catch Top 5 in theaters everywhere now and watch the roundtable discussion here.

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