New York rapper Lloyd Banks is taking the shine off himself to share his respect for hip-hop’s greatest emcees. The Punchline King has saluted a couple rap game heavyweights.

Over the past 24 hours, PLK jumped on Instagram to shout-out Big Apple veterans Rakim and MC Lyte.

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MC Lyte! The best! πŸ™ŒπŸ½ #paperthin

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🐐 Rakim the God!

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In September, Lloyd shared a highlight clip from a recent New York concert performance.

Recently, Banks announced he’s gearing up to have a baby boy with his longtime girlfriend.

Over the summer, G-Unit boss 50 Cent bid farewell to Banks and hinted at his departure from the group.