(AllHipHop News) Chris Rock has not been shy about pronouncing his appreciation for the music of Kanye West. In a recent interview the legendary comedian named Mr. West’s 2010 LP My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy “the best album of the last 50 years.” While speaking with MTV, Rock also suggested that Ye was on the path of surpassing his Watch The Throne collaborator Jay Z as the greatest rapper of all time.
As promo for his new movie Top Five, Rock was asked to name his top five rappers in history. At the moment, his personal list features Jay, Kanye, KRS-One, Scarface, and Ice Cube. Rock then added that he sees Hov as the GOAT, but his “little brother” is right on his heels.
“Jay Z’s the best rapper ever. It’s just what it is. It’s kind of indisputable. It’s boring. It is boring to say he’s the best rapper ever, but facts are facts,” said Rock. “Kanye’s getting on him. Kanye may eventually pass him.”
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