Lil Wayne is a respected lyricist and hitmaker and it was ear opening when he was asked to list his top five rappers of all time by Complex. The rapper’s list consists of some heavyweights from the South and the east coast. Among them are Cam’ron, UGK, 8 Ball & MJG, Missy Elliot and Jay-Z. Considering Wayne’s versatility as an emcee, his top five of all time doesn’t come as a shock as each person on this list has carried their unique swag, both through their sonics and aesthetics.
Lil Wayne’s lyricism and overall ability to string together words are untouched. For many rappers that have emerged over the past seven or eight years, it’s common for them to list Wayne as one of the greatest to ever do it.