CNN Names Nas Greatest Lyricist of All Time

Although CNN's appointment of Nas as the greatest lyricist of all time is quite controversial, it is a big honor for the Queens emcee. Below is the article in which CNN breakdowns why Nas is the greatest lyricist of all time: 

Let's begin with a disclaimer: Nas doesn't endorse the following sentence.

But he's the greatest lyricist of all time.

Those words were carefully chosen: "lyricist" over "rapper" or "hip-hop artist;" "greatest" instead of "most successful;" "all time" rather than "today."

Those distinctions are important. Still, Nas isn't buying it.

"It's wayyyyyy, way, way too early in our lives," he said when asked where he fits among history's best MCs. "It's great to put a list together, but don't take it too seriously because your list won't matter 10 years from now or 15 years from now. It'll be a different list." Read Rest of Article Here