42 Dugg names his top five favorite rappers to XXL.
TWEET Artistsnaturally gravitate towardother creators thatthey relate to. Theres something special about the confirmation that other people came up out of a similar struggle, fought the same demons or, on the other side of the spectrum, live life just as golden, as Jill Scott once said. During his 2021 XXL Freshman video shoot Detroits chosen one 42 Duggoffered up his top five favorite rappers, who all earned a starting spot for that same reason. Heard in a good 80 percent of his lyrics, Dugg now a 2021 XXL Freshman was raised by way of the concrete. Rappers who could soundtrack the day to day survive-of-the-fittest lifestyle the 26-year old rhymer was living in the Motor City are the people he gravitated to the most. The inaugural talent spoken upon is Jeezy who everyone knows had the streets on lock in the 2000s, whether he was serving or preaching to them. Similarly to the Snowmans movement, Dugg is deemed by many fans as a hood favorite. The next person is Yo Gotti who Dugg is actually signed to via Gotti's CMG record label. Talk about full circle. Alongside Lil Baby, it was actually the CMGhead honcho that pushed 42 to take rap seriously.