Today, Black Thought took to Hot 97 and freestyle over Mobb Deep‘s classic “The Learning (Burn).”
The freestyle was such an unexpected but welcome surprise that social media could not help but chime in, with plenty of fans of The Roots MC speaking on the rapper’s untouchable lyrical wit.
So, in honor of Thought dropping a nine-minute freestyle and remind us all why he is considered one of the greatest to do ever do it, here are the best freestyle responses from Twitter.
“Pre-Kardashian Kanye my rhyme play immaculate, same cadence as D.O.C pre-accident…”—Black Thought. pic.twitter.com/sbDAal8AAD
— Alvin aqua Blanco (@Aqua174) December 14, 2017
god spoke and she said, “black thought still the best rapper alive”.
— MASKMOSPHERE (@atmosphere) December 14, 2017
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) December 14, 2017
When you’re an 80s baby or older and you see Black Thought trending pic.twitter.com/QJPGWmWa1g
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) December 14, 2017TRENDING VIDEOS
We're not worthy, Black Thought… we're not worthy. https://t.co/CracOmHsf8
— Joy WE VOTED!! WEAR A MASK!! Reid 😷) (@JoyAnnReid) December 14, 2017
i cant stop watching this gif of funk flex from the black thought freestyle pic.twitter.com/yVOCK89AtP
— Christian (@4pointOH) December 14, 2017
A couple of months back Black Thought traded bars with Method Man on Sway in the Morning. While promoting the HBO TV series The Deuce (a show in which they both star in) the rappers ended up going back and forth for five straight minutes on the over the second portion of J.I.D’s “Never.”