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dad
09-30-2010, 10:12 PM
who would it be?

Mine would be Big L

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GhostfaceThaPharoahe
09-30-2010, 10:22 PM
Punisher.

DeathRott
09-30-2010, 10:25 PM
mine would be 2pac... I like his nose ring :3

TAURO
09-30-2010, 10:25 PM
To be honest I don't think I would even if I could. In todays stale hip hop climate these legends could only go one of two ways, either sell out by dumbing down their lyrics delivered on wack hyphy/crunk/casio beats or be condemed to the underground where all great legends go to die.

It's a sad fact that dope artists that are still bringing it today are reduced to independent labels with limited resources instead of dropping on majors with constant radio play.

To be quite frank, todays (so called) hip hop youth just ain't built for our fallen legends. And just to be clear, im speaking in broad terms, im not talking about the minority like yourselves.

dad
09-30-2010, 10:27 PM
your completely correct. i always think about, if Biggie, Big L, or Big Pun, were alive, would they be all gay and into this lil wayne bullshit?

TAURO
09-30-2010, 10:27 PM
mine would be 2pac... I like his nose ring :3

Pac needs to be excluded from this since technically he still drops new music.

War and Peace
09-30-2010, 10:35 PM
Tupac Shakur... he would be barkin' on all this illusionary garbage that unsuspecting casual listeners have been fed for so long that it has become real.

DeathRott
09-30-2010, 10:39 PM
el don you right.... i withdraw 2pac and his nose ring and i throw in Charizma

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Frank Drebin
09-30-2010, 10:41 PM
Dirt mcgirt

dad
09-30-2010, 10:42 PM
nice ^^^

beautifulrock
09-30-2010, 10:44 PM
It wouldn't be Biggie. That would be one hungry walking corpse.

dad
09-30-2010, 10:47 PM
phahahahah. who would win in a eating contest Skam-Poe or Biggie?

beautifulrock
09-30-2010, 10:50 PM
Joey Chestnut would eat them both.

dad
09-30-2010, 10:53 PM
http://www.fox-hound.us/misc/Joey-Chestnut-vs-Takeru-Kobayashi.jpg

Meta4
09-30-2010, 11:28 PM
Big L no doubt. Biggie WOULD'VE gone garbage, he was with Puff. I always thought that if he was still around.

Jin10304
09-30-2010, 11:32 PM
Toss up between Pun or L

dad
09-30-2010, 11:32 PM
yeah your right Jin.

DeathRott
09-30-2010, 11:47 PM
Joey Chestnut would eat them both.

tssk, forget joey chestnut. its all about mark henry

TUCO
10-01-2010, 12:45 AM
Toss up between Pun or L

definately....still don't wish any stay dead either...resurrect em all

Frank Sobotka
10-01-2010, 01:34 AM
Big L, from all the big fallen legends he has the least material.
I also believe that Biggie would be co-signing Waka & Nicki along side diddy, Pun would've probably gone the same way as Fat Joe did.

Sunz of Man
10-01-2010, 01:56 AM
e-money bags, biggie, 2pac, big l, j dilla...i'd probably go odb though

Inspektah Meth-Tical
10-01-2010, 02:03 AM
Ok imma be real here.
It'd either be a coin toss between Biggie and Big L.

Big L was on the verge of blowing up and going onto big things, he would be regarded as one of the greatest already and we didn't even see his full potential.

Biggie, he was moving onto more lighter records, it was evident from 'Sky's the Limit', he only released two albums and i would have loved seen the next project that Biggie would have done.

Jin10304
10-01-2010, 02:49 AM
To be honest they all have some 'future evils' I might say...

Pun= Hardcore ass records, but you can tell some of his tracks were picked for some radio play (Notta Player) and eventually would of went down with Fat Joe. Joe would of dragged him down his route fucking with pop-producers and guest spots.

Biggie=Same as above, but Puffy's influence was getting the better of him near the end of his life.

Big L=Nearly signed by Jay-Z, what do you think would of happened?

Taskmaster2112
10-01-2010, 08:23 AM
Dilla

JakobR
10-01-2010, 09:14 AM
Dilla or Biggie. One last album from the latter would have been perfect.

Life after death is still one of my favourite albums out there.

Mindsword
10-01-2010, 11:02 AM
none of yall would be around if I could bring Pun back

DagoMeister
10-01-2010, 11:17 AM
Let the dead rest in peace.

..Except for Dirt McGirt & Guru! I realize you said pick one.. Ressurect them both in one body, I don't care.

JakobR
10-01-2010, 12:14 PM
The only annoying thing about Puffy was his verse on LAD. Lyrically he didn't take anything away from Biggie (it sounds rather stupid to blame poor lyrics on another artist) and his beats were quite sweet if you ask me.

David Daniel Davis
10-01-2010, 12:24 PM
The fact that they died saved them from being able to put out any bad l.p.'s.

BGS
10-01-2010, 12:30 PM
Big L, Dilla, Proof or Poetic

theheavens
10-01-2010, 02:17 PM
this is a depressing thread. but I'd go with either Big L or Big Pun. odb wasn't going to release any classics any time soon, and I can't handle tupac's christian propaganda anymore. biggie would've been nice, but without puff's aid.

Sicka than aidZ
10-01-2010, 07:14 PM
Ol dirty my first pic, wu tang would shit if i did thta for em.

*Sicka bumpz "dog shit" an throwz up the W*

Mr. R&B
10-01-2010, 07:29 PM
Easy E
Ol' Dirty Bastard
Guru
Poetic

I know the OP said one, but fuck it.

dad
10-01-2010, 07:30 PM
i forgot about Guru man. how could i forget about him!? smh

Sicka than aidZ
10-01-2010, 08:00 PM
i was just listening to gangstarr

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dad
10-02-2010, 02:21 AM
Doc Doom was pretty sick man.

djskillz
10-02-2010, 02:41 AM
Dilla & Pimp C

Mr. R&B
10-02-2010, 02:57 AM
Doc Doom was pretty sick man.


I knew there was someone we were forgetting.

Doc was nice, he was like a mini Ras Kass.

Not to take away from the kid, but he had charisma that transcended regional barriers.

R.I.P. DoC DooM

sickdog
10-02-2010, 05:28 AM
Easy E for sure.