Nas Crowned ‘Greatest Lyricist’ By CNN

You’d be hard-pressed to find any music fan who wouldn’t count Nas among the greatest of hip-hop poets, but the folks at CNN took things a step further when they crowned the Illmatic as the greatest lyricist of all time. Nas himself didn’t claim the spot, however. “It’s wayyyyyy, way, way too early in our lives,” God’s Son told CNN about the title they bestowed upon him. “It’s great to put a list together, but don’t take it too seriously because your list won’t matter 10 years from now or 15 years from now. It’ll be a different list.” Read the full story at MTV News.