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Watch Common Share His Top Five Favorite MCs With Nick Cannon

Watch Common Share His Top Five Favorite MCs With Nick Cannon

Watch Common Share His Top Five Favorite MCs With Nick Cannon
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Kendrick Lamar also gets an honorable mention.

After Ice Cube shared his top five favorite MCs with Nick Cannon, Common has now shared his own top five.

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The Chicago rapper appeared on Power 106 FMs Nick Cannon Mornings, where he revealed his top five favorite MCs.

Common starts off his list with Biggie at the top, before naming Nas, Andre 3000, Kanye West, and KRS-One. He then gives an honorable mention to Kendrick Lamar.

“You put Kendrick’s albums just against the five that I named, that dude got like four classics probably,” Common said.

These names aren’t too surprising considering they’ve appeared on a handful of the top rap lists that have popped up recently, with Biggie and Nas often taking up a spot in the top five.

Previously, Ice Cube appeared on Nick Cannon Mornings where he discussed his top five favorite MCs, and if Chris Tucker will make an appearance in Last Friday.

“I always look at the influencers, the pioneers, the ones who virtually created a style or flavor all they own,” Cube said of his top five. “So my greats are people like Melle Mel, Ice-T, Chuck D, KRS-One and I’ll put Rakim in there.”

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“To me, those are the trendsetters, the ones who changed the trajectory of the game in a major way. It was about skills and talent, and really having their own style and taking it and running with it,” he added.

During their conversation, Cannon also asked Cube if fans can expect to see Tucker’s character Smokey in the new film. Smokey, who appeared in the first Friday movie, didn’t appear in sequels Next Friday or Friday After Next.

“It’s really about Chris Tucker making a commitment,” Cube said. “He’s not gonna hold up the movie.”

Back in May, Cube had shared that the script for the movie was completed.

“We finished the script, we are getting notes from the studio and it’s going back and forth. Get into pre-production and start hiring. It would be nice for this to come out on the 25th anniversary. That would be kinda…good,” he said at the time.

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