Ice Cube claims Lil Wayne is the best rapper alive
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Ice Cube claims Lil Wayne is the best rapper alive

In a recent podcast interview, former NWA hip-hop legend Ice Cube was asked who he sees as the greatest rapper out there. 

This is usually a question that deserves a moment of thought, but Ice Cube, cool as ever, replied: “It’s hard to beat Lil Wayne,” Cube said while welcomed to the On The Guest List podcast recently. “His metaphors are otherworldly. As far as lyrics and can make hits, you know. Has been copied all these years and nothing but clones of Lil Wayne at the end of the day. So I just think, besides myself. I’ve done so much for the culture, but uh, yeah, yeah he’s dope.”

Elsewhere, Ice Cube has been working hard assembling his new Mount Westmore supergroup. The group is comprised of Snoop Dogg, E-4o, and Too $hort, quite a talented bunch and sure contenders for the greatest living rapper title as well. The group’s debut project Bad MFs is out now. As yet, it has only been released on Blockchain in the Metaverse and is not available on digital streaming platforms.

“You know what it is,” Ice Cube said in a video release. “Mount Westmore — you got the four pillars of West Coast Hip Hop. We are down with Gala Music. We are coming out with that Mount Westmore BAD MFs album. There is going to be new music, new experiences, shows, everything that the Westmore got, baby, you gonna get it.”

In an interview with HipHopDX, Too $hort explained that they found it easy to critique each other’s work and there was a mutual respect at their shared level in the business.

“I’m going to tell you one thing, one beautiful thing about the process is that early on we all acknowledge that in the studio, we are supreme alphas,” he said. “We’ve always been that way, but on this project, we gave each other the authority to criticise, critique, veto, make suggestions, and just everything is like hands-down, I trust what you saying.

“It literally has been said, ‘Bro, that verse you spit yesterday was wack,’ and then bro go back and redo that verse, and like, ‘You came with it this time.’ It’s that kind of hold me up kind of situation.”

Watch Ice Cube’s full interview on the On The Guest List podcast below.