(AllHipHop News) Brooklyn rapper Skyzoo has never been shy about expressing his enthusiasm for jazz music, basketball, and his hometown’s Hip Hop. That BK love is on full display on his recent project An Ode To Reasonable Doubt. The 9-track joint EP with producer Antman Wonder is dedicated to the artistry and legacy of fellow Brooklyn emcee Jay Z.
It’s clear that Sky holds Jay’s classic debut in high regard, but AllHipHop wanted to pick his brain to find out what other rap albums from the King County borough make his Top 5 list. The creator of The Penny Freestyle Series also shares which jazz albums and basketball players would be enshrined in Skyzoo’s personal Pantheon of all time greats.
AllHipHop: Excluding yourself, what are your Top 5 Brooklyn Hip Hop albums?
Skyzoo: Ready To Die by Biggie. Reasonable Doubt by Jay. Black Moon’s Enta Da Stage. Jay’s American Gangster. Sean Price’s Monkey Barz.
What are your Top 5 jazz albums?
Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue. John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme. Wayne Shorter’s Speak No Evil. Horace Silver’s Song For My Father. Miles Davis’ Some Day My Prince Will Come.
Who are your Top 5 basketball players of all time?
Jordan. Magic. Penny. Earl “The Pearl” Monroe. I can’t say Olajuwon because he beat my Magic in ’95 when Penny was supposed to get that ring. I gotta say LeBron.