- Snoop Dogg has not named his top 10 favourite rap MCs yet but he has revealed that Eminem will not be one of them
- The legendary rapper believes that the My Name Is hitmaker cannot compete with the hip hop forefathers from the 80s
- Snoop however did recognise one of the greatest hip hop producers in the world, Dr Dre, for playing a pivotal role in the careers of many rappers
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Snoop Dogg has made it clear that Eminem will not be on his top 10 favourite rappers list. The What's My Name hitmaker was speaking during a an interview on Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club on Wednesday, 29 July.
The legendary US rapper hasn't shared his top 10 list yet, but he doesn't believe that the My Name Is hitmaker can compete with the rap legends from the 1980s.
Snoop explained that although hip-hop heads think Eminem is a top-tier rapper, MCs from the '80s are unmatched.
According to XXL, Snoop, who recently battled DMX, referred to Eminem as the 'great white hope'. He said before Eminem, white rappers "had zero respect in rap".
"He [Dr. Dre] has probably put Eminem in the position to where he could be one of the top 10 rappers ever. I don't think so, but the game feels like he's top 10 lyricists and all that that comes with it."
Below are some of the reactions from social media users after Snoop's revelation.
"Yeah because Eminem is overrated."
"That’s his opinion and that’s cool but for him to also say he can live without Em’s music is a little too far, Eminem is a legend."
"The only reason people don't respect Eminem as a rapper, a legend, is because he's white, and the rap industry isn't gonna accept that a white rapper is one the best of all time, considering the history between the 'whites' and 'blacks'."
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In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Drake has linked up with DJ Khaled on the DJ's new tracks titled Popstar and Greece. Khaled dropped the two lit singles recently.
These new joints are the first songs from the hip-hop DJ's 12th studio album due out later this year. The title of the new album is Khaled Khaled.
Drake and Khaled have collaborated on a number of joints before. The hip hop stars worked on the hit track titled I'm On One back in 2011. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2011.
Khaled took to Instagram to thank Drake for blessing his songs with the vocals and rap verses. He wrote:
"The 2 keys. The 2 anthems. Out now everywhere! Thank you Drake! Love forever!"
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