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A Hustler Homie: Rap Super Manager Steve Lobel Drops His Top 5 Rappers DOA

As a super-manager to rap stars, Steve Lobel knows a lot about what it might take to make it a Top 5 Dead or Alive list.

The dealmaker behind Nipsey Hussle, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Sean Kingston, and more, Lobel is a wiz at positioning his artists for their moment in the spotlight. So caught up with him recently to get the rundown on his “Top 5 Rappers Dead or Alive: – peep the video:

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  • josh

    Fat Joe and 50 cent, but no Eminem, Nas, or Jay-z? Idiot

  • shifty2283

    I was wth him up until he said sean kingston. Then my face went *____*

  • bigdoe6

    Ok i can respect his list from the way he broke it down. Nothing wrong with that.

  • NotYourAverage

    Top 5(7) of people that helped him eat. What does Sean Kingston have to do with anything?!

  • atle fjeldstad

    That man got some heavy ticks..

  • Nate-than

    For real, I understand the sentiment behind the picks, but “top 5 artists that mean the most to you” was not the question. Whack ass list no matter how you spin it.