In interview with talibkweli on People’s Party, Ice Cube shared his top five MC’s of all time. Chuck D was on his top list, calling him his favorite MC of all time. His list was not just about rap alone but also how these Mc’s imparted so much in his lifestyle.
Here is his list:
Chuck D, is an American rapper, author, and producer. As the leader of the rap group Public Enemy, he helped create politically and socially conscious hip hop music in the mid-1980s.
Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, and author. He began his career as an underground rapper in the 1980s.
Melle Mel and Grandmaster Melle Mel, is an American hip hop recording artist who was the lead vocalist and songwriter of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.
KRS–One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New York.
Rakim, is an American rapper. One half of golden age hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential and most skilled MCs of all time.