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Time Out New York Names Jay-Z "Greatest NYC Hip-Hop Artist," Notorious B.I.G Gets 2nd Place

 Time Out New York Names Jay-Z "Greatest NYC Hip-Hop Artist," Notorious B.I.G Gets 2nd Place
23 topic by s7venwords - 03-21-2013, 02:20 PM - Boxden > The Hip-Hop Spot


Jay-Z has beaten out the Notorious B.I.G. for Time Out New York's "50 Greatest NYC Hip-Hop Artists" list.



By Latifah Muhammad (@TheLatifah) March 21, 2013, 15:13pm

Hovito won the honor thanks to his genre-bending collaborations, and for being the best at enduring "the day-in, day-out shift of the modern rap era."
According to their website, Jay "filled the void created with Christopher Wallace's de@th with gold-standard-setting LPs like 1998's Vol. 2 … Hard Knock Life, 1999's Vol 3… Life and Times of S. Carter and 2001's The Blueprint."

The list features a host of old school rap figures like Kool Herc (No. 47), Digable Planets (No. 36), and Big Daddy Kane (No. 11), plus the newbies, including Nicki Minaj (No. 35) and A$AP Rocky (No. 39). Rakim's lyrical expertise helped him crack the Top 15, and Sean "Diddy" Combs landed at No. 7. "Combs made his greatest impact on hip-hop with his entrepreneurial skill as the magnate behind Bad Boy," the story reads. "The template for every would-be empire builder who followed in his wake (not to mention the master of the original Harlem Shake)."

As expected, the list is causing controversy among readers. "While lists are ALWAYS subjective, and NO list can or should be argued, it's pretty clear that this list is more arbitrary than carefully constructed," commented one reader. "It's a great list that pays tribute to a great history of artistry from our area, but it is not fully accurate, nor properly indicative of a true hierarchy, and should not have been presented as such."

Another person debated Jay-Z's placement."This is what happens when people who don't understand real rap and just look at charts and sales do 'rap' list they pick the most popular person," the reader wrote. "Nas is No.1 and Big is No. 2 Jay-z is third at best knock it off."
Making the process interactive, TONY allowed select rappers to nominate their favorite MCs, and encourages readers to share their thoughts via their Twitter page.
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Photo: Jon Klemm

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I'm before the stans...
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Camel Warriors salute!!

We in here!!!!!
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not a stan but I totally respect that opinion
 03-21-2013, 02:24 PMaway - #5
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It makes sense given that this is Time NY. When did they become an authority in Hip Hop?....That being said.....
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ASAP on list?
Puff before Rakim....cool list
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Originally Posted by s7venwords
Another person debated Jay-Z's placement."This is what happens when people who don't understand real rap and just look at charts and sales do 'rap' list they pick the most popular person," the reader wrote. "Nas is No.1 and Big is No. 2 Jay-z is third at best knock it off."


Sales matter when providing reasons why Jay is the GOAT but they never do any other time. I wonder why that is
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Nas >>>>>>>
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jay done more for nyc than any rapper, so why not?
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Jay that ni##a and I do think he's the best outta NY...

But since Puff is #7 and ASAP an Nicki is on there, this list is null and void
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Originally Posted by dlettern
It makes sense given that this is Time NY. When did they become an authority in Hip Hop?....That being said.....
CNN said Nas was the GOAT. Didn't see you in there.
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Originally Posted by Retro


Sales matter when providing reasons why Jay is the GOAT but they never do any other time. I wonder why that is
It's longevity.... as Facemob & Too $hort said years ago.



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Originally Posted by Retro


Sales matter when providing reasons why Jay is the GOAT but they never do any other time. I wonder why that is
Cuz nobody ####s with anyone else. Jay gets everyone to buy his ####.

The people who like Nas' bootleg the #### out of him anyway.

I remember my homeboy back in high school said Nas was the GOAT. He siding have one legit Nas album. But he had some ol bull#### R&B cuts.
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Nas is better than Jay, but Jay in his prime held the lyrical crown for commercial rappers. People talk about him making pop records like he wasnt n@sty. Bull####, put this in prospective back in 2001 when Jay dropped Takeover the record was so strong that ni##as thought Nas was finished. I remember, I had a computer back in '01 the audio and video of Jay-Z at Summer Jam was on every rap site. It looked ugly for Nas for a minute, at that time nobody was saying that Nas was far and away superior to Jay-Z, it wasnt till later years when ni##as started hating on Jay that they started fronting like Nas always had a crazy gap over Jay.

But prime late 90's early 2000's Jay was considered neck-and-neck with Nas at the time. Nowadays Nas is far ahead but it wasnt like that when I first started using the net.
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Except for
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Yes Time Out New York Magazine the authority on hip hop culture and all things rap related



Like anyone here reads that ####, or gives two ####s what some dorky writer has to say.



Anyways

BIG >>>
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Originally Posted by HipHopFactz
Yes Time Out New York Magazine the authority on hip hop culture and all things rap related



Like anyone here reads that ####, or gives two ####s what some dorky writer has to say.



Anyways

BIG >>>



























JOVEN!!!
 
 


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