Evidence sat down with Hip Hop DX and listed his 5 best producers on the mic.
“I tried not to think about this so I could go into it honestly,” he said, before revealing his list. He also made sure to salute the up and coming producers that are the game today, “Also with that said, there’s a new generation of mothafuckers who are ill right now but I can’t say them because only time will tell. It’s too new for me to say I love Hit Boy’s raps or whatever. You know what I mean? It’s too new. But I do like a lot of new people. I like Joey Fatts. I like J Cole. I like certain people who are killing it on the beats and rapping but it’s too early to tell whether they are worthy of this list.”
He names Dr. Dre as the “Best Producer in Rap of All Time”, Q-Tip “Should Be Number One” as Producer/Rapper, recalls Kanye West’s enthusiasm for Rapping & Producing, J Dilla’s rapping made beats better, and finally praises RZA’s longevity as Producer/Rapper.
Compiling this list was tough for Evidence, he had other names on his mind as important producers on the mic who didn’t make the final cut. Those names included artists like JuJu, Pete Rock, Havoc, Alchemist, Black Milk, Hi-Tek, Large Professor, Oh No, Pharoahe Monch, Roc Marciano and Eminem.
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