yo who do you think are the best live performers in rap, in other words who is the best in concert......ie) skills, breath control, stage presence, etc...

here is my list......

1.Black Thought from the Roots
-hands down the best live rapper in the business, I have seen the Roots 3 times, each time I am amazed at this dudes freestyles, stage presence and flow...not to mention he drops fuckin sick freestyles over the Roots live instrumentation.

2.Mos Def
- another dude you have to see live.....MOS is crazy live, saw him flip it with his rock band and he killed it

3.Method Man
-Seen Meth on the Blackout tour with Redman......you can feel Meth's energy when he is on stage.....dude jumps in the crowd, goes nuts.....charisma, charisma, charisma

4.Busta Rhymes
- Busta is another energy dude.......has crazy live, energy!!!

5.Talib Kweli
-Saw this dude twice without MOS DEF......dude spits some ill freestyles...

6.Pharoach Monch
-this dude also is great live.....good energy, crazy (for some reason alot of Rawkus Records cats are on here)

7.Gift of Gab From Blackalicious
-this dudes flow is great live....just like the albums

8.Snoop Dogg
-yep...hes on here......his live show is actually really good, has gotten better over the years

9.Del the Funky Homosapien
-this dudes crazy live.....you want freestyles, this cats sick