Lil Wayne has reasserted his status as the best rapper alive on his new single Kant Nobody featuring the late DMX, taken from his upcoming 'Tha Carter 6' LP.
has reasserted his status as the best rapper aliveon his new single Kant Nobody featuring the late DMX The first offering from his eagerly anticipated forthcoming album Tha Carter 6, the Swizz Beatz -produced song arrives amid a rekindled debate in Hip Hop following Billboard and VIBEs Top 50 Greatest Rappers of All Time list Wayne who was ranked No. 7 behind JAY-Z Kendrick Lamar Nas 2Pac Eminemand Biggie reminds fans of his lyrical prowess and prolific legacy over a gritty, thumping beat that samples DMXs 1998 cut N-ggaz Done Started Something. Best rapper, ex-trapper, dress dapper/ Swizzy gave me a head-banger, a neck-snapper/ X factor, make a rapper an example/ All I need is a beat with a DMX sample, Weezy spits on the hook. X, who tragically passed away in 2021and sits at No. 21 on Billboard and VIBEs aforementioned list, appears courtesy of his signature barking vocals, as well as an audio clip of him declaring that cant no-fucking-body fuck with me with this rap shit. Listen to the song below: Lil Wayne echoed a similar sentiment about his Top 50 rappers ranking in an interview with Apple Musics Zane Lowe shortly before the release of Kant Nobody, confidently declaring he deserves to be number one Man, who the hell is before me? Was the list including all Hip Hop, like before and after as well? I can deal with that, he said. I will tell you that I am a muthafucking one. Everybody whose names you named, they also know Im number one. Go ask em. They know what it is. As for the song itself, he explained: Thats my brother first of all, Swizz. We got a billion bangers and just pick one to put out whenever we feel like it My bro Mack said he was a little upset about something that came out about rap or something like that. The New Orleans native first announced Tha Carter 6 last summer during his Young Money reunion performancealongside Drakeand Nicki Minajat the formers October World Weekend festival in Toronto. At the end of the star-studded show, Wayne interrupted Drakes farewell speech to reveal the sixth installment in his flagship series is on the way. Im working on Carter 6, coming soon! he told the crowd. A giant sign reading Tha Carter VI then appeared on the onstage screen as he departed the stage.