Originally Posted by makalani
Rakim doesnt do it for me because all he does is that braggadocious shit. Nas is way more versatile and nas brought the new flow to the game while ra usually has that same monotone boring ass flow. Just because Rakim came before Nas doesnt mean shit, just that hes older. nas is as much a pioneer as ra is. Rakim will tell you that Nas passed him.
thats because ra is humble
he knows that hes the god mc
nas has more topics he raps about yes, but that dont mean his records are better
give me any political/social nas track and ill give you 'casualties of war'