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Lupe Fiasco Says He’s on Pace to Become the “G.O.A.T. Lyricist”

Lupe Fiasco Says He’s on Pace to Become the “G.O.A.T. Lyricist”

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Does Lupe deserve to be on hip-hop’s Mount Rushmore?

Lupe Fiasco has been one of the best lyricists in hip-hop since he hit the scene, back in the mid-2000s.

So after a career that’s spanned more than a decade, the question deserves to be asked: where does Lupe rank amongst the greatest rappers in hip-hop history?

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It’s a topic that the rapper brought up on Friday afternoon. In a string of tweets, Lupe talked about the past, tweeting about the making of “Dumb it Down” and what it was like to be praised by Jay-Z early on in his career.

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And then here’s the kicker: Lupe tweeted that he’s on pace to be the “GOAT lyricist.” Here are the tweets:

After getting his tweets off at least one great rapper concurred:

The rapper was also asked who his favorite rapper was. He said underground favorite Aesop Rock, going as far to say that Impossible Kid, Rock’s last album, was the best rap album of the last five years.

What do you think. Where do you rank Lupe?


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