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I'm currently having this discussion with one of my friends. I know a lot of people on this site don't fuck with old-school rappers and that influences a lot of the lists I see because they mostly have more modern-day rappers , but if we're talking about "greatest of all time", wouldn't influence and impact come into play? A rapper like KRS has loads of influence but he's dismissed as "dusty". I'm curious as to why this is.

Here's my friend's list, in no order:

LL Cool J
Eminem
Big Daddy Kane
Krs-One
Ice Cube
Rakim
Jay
Pac
BIG
Nas
 

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TBM said:
A lot of that is old-school dickriding tbh

And in terms of just technique rap has progressed far past KRS-One and LL Cool J.
So? When asking for "GOATS", it's "of all time", not "of a time in history". If we're only going to be counting modern rappers because we like their production better, that doesn't make sense to me.
 
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