When the greatest rapper alive question was proposed in a tweet from Dallas news anchor Demetria Obilor on Thursday (December 14), Lupe Fiasco was quick to chime in with his answer.
“Ok, let’s try something…Who is the greatest rapper alive?,” Obilor asked.
Ok, let's try something…Who is the greatest rapper alive?
— Demetria Obilor (@DemetriaObilor) December 15, 2017
According to Lupe, the answer was cryptic rhyme slinger Aesop Rock.
— DROGASLight Out Now! (@LupeFiasco) December 15, 2017
Rock, a former Definitive Jux signee, rose to notoriety in the ’90s underground Hip Hop scene, and has since released a number of solo albums, collaborative albums and EPs. His most recent solo album, The Impossible Kid, dropped via Rhymesayers Entertainment in April 2016.
— Aesop Rock (@AesopRockWins) December 15, 2017
Lupe also recently said he’s a future G.O.A.T. lyricist but for now, Rock evidently gets the title.