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Sunday, May 08, 2005

Been meaning to drop this list for a minute

The best Hip-Hop names (in no particular, scientific order)

Black Thought
Whippa Whip
Flavor Flav
Juelz Santana
CL Smooth
Grandmaster DST
Erick Sermon
Ali Shaheed Muhammad
Keith Murray
Mike Jones
Talib Kweli
Vast Aire
Roxanne Shante
Kool Rock Ski

Names that thesecats think are cool but are not as cool as they think

Chuck D
Kanye West
Pharell Williams
Common Sense
Notorious B.I.G. (coooorny)
Mos Def
9th Wonder
LL Cool J

Wack Names

P Diddy
Funkmaster Flex
DJ Shadow
The Game
Lt Dan
All Lil’ names (Jon, Wayne, Zane, etc.)
Rhymefest (but he is dope)

Sort of Cool Names

Snoop Doggy Dogg
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien
Lyrics Born
Zev Love X and MF Doom
Kool Moe Dee
Vordul Mega


Anonymous Anonymous said...

What's up Wes! I been meaning to catch up with you for a minute. Congrats on all the Good Foot Goodness!

I gotta refute your list on one point - Mos Def is a dope name man. I agree with you on many - but that one's got make it up to the next tear. ha!

peace and I hope all is well with your fam!


May 09, 2005 6:51 PM

Blogger ian said...

How did you miss Chamillionaire? That's an incredible name even if you don't dig his music.

May 10, 2005 3:09 PM

Blogger Swifty said...

Indded. Chamillionaire is awesome! I also must add the Skillionaire aka Thirstin Howl III. Both names should be on the list

May 10, 2005 4:36 PM

Anonymous Drew Huge said...

Damn, man. How can you forget such classics as Lord Finesse, Puma and my all time obscure fave - Aggressively Intense Fierce MC?
Good post however.

May 11, 2005 6:41 AM


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