“I Have ODB On There, Ain’t Nobody Out There Like Him”

“I Have ODB On There, Ain’t Nobody Out There Like Him”

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After "Funny or Die's" Director Brothers dished out their fave five, E-40's son Droop-E unloads his top picks.]

p-e-40.jpgE-40. He has to go in there. Longevity. Consistency. He’s always connected with the people. That’s why I have to put him in there.

Ice CubeIce Cube. He’s set a lot of trends and standards coming into the game. I also have him in there because of his style. I’ve always loved his aggression. He’s classic.

p-odb.jpgOl’ Dirty Bastard. I have ODB on there because of his creativty and lyricism. Ain’t nobody out there like him.

dmx-2013-11-06-50x65.pngDMX. He came in telling his own story. He had his own thing. His first two albums are what really did it for me. Those are the ones I connect to the most. You get drawn into his stories.

kendrick-lamar.jpgKendrick Lamar. He’s speaking for a generation. He has all of the fundamentals and he also has all of the patterns and poetry at the same time. He breaks down what he’s saying when he raps. He’s a rapper’s rapper. Period. He’s making history with his own story to what he’s doing right now. He’s still humble.