Watch Black Thought & Method Man Go Back & Forth in this Epic ‘Sway in the Morning’ Freestyle

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The legendary Roots Crew-Tang.

On Thursday, Black Thought and Method Man appeared on Sway in the Morning to promote HBO’s new series The Deuce. (It’s a show they both star in.)

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Here’s the thing: you can’t have two of the greatest rappers of all time appear on your radio program and just talk about a show. You need bars. And bars is exactly what we got.

For five straight minutes, the two MCs went back and forth, spitting over the second portion of J.I.D’s “Never.” (Something Method Man was very aware of.)

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It was a great hip-hop moment. And probably Black Thought’s best freestyle session since his epic cypher with M1 from Dead Prez.

Take a couple of minutes to watch Thought and Meth’s cypher below.

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