When considering lyrical rappers in hip hop, Common is considered to be among the most lyrical rappers in the game. Despite his strong lyrical ability and intellectual rhymes, Common reached out to Kanye West and signed with his G.O.O.D. Music imprint. For seven years, Common was signed to Kanye’s label. However, this year, Common left G.O.O.D. for Warner Bros. Records.
Recently, the veteran Chicago rapper discussed two rappers he would love to see face off in a freestyle battle. In recent years, some critics have given Lil Wayne credit for his lyrical ability and his overall popularity has skyrocketed. Since his 2003 debut, Kanye West has been among the most-popular rappers in the game.
In the eyes of many, Lil Wayne and Kanye West are the top two rappers in the game, in terms of popularity. Common revealed he would love to see the two rappers engage in a friendly battle, because both could hold their own. Because they both have hard lines and real flows, Common said they would provide an entertaining battle.