LL Cool J has been in the rap game since near the beginning so he has a different kind of perspective than most.
When asked who his favorite lyricists are, he called out Lupe Fiasco and Aesop Rock.
Lupe posted a clip of LL giving props on his IG page.
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BRUUUUUUUUUUUUHHHHHHHHHHH.....🤯🤯🤯 IM HYPE HYPE HYPE HYPE!!!!!!!! THIS HITTIN DIFFERENT!!! Ok ok ok ok...Listen....the first rap lyrics I clearly remember was from @llcoolj Bad....I was around 5 years old and I remember it came on the radio. I clearly visualized a muscle bound man on the beach in my young mind....This is crazy crazy crazy...😁😁😁😁😁 Salute to the Quadruple OG 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 Super happy I was able to carry on the traditions you started...😭😭😭😭 these OG’s from Queens be getting me in my rap feelings man...love it!!!! 💯💯💯 YOOOOOOOOOO @aesoprockwins IT YOU SEE THIS??????????????
"I think Lupe Fiasco is really complex and interesting because a lot of the schemes and plots he puts in the lyrics. He has a certain level of complexity that's interesting. I think Aesop Rock is really interesting in his complexity," LL argued.
Who are your favorite lyricists?