Asked to name his favorite rappers, "Anthology of Rap" co-editor Adam Bradley responded, "After spending so much time working with the lyrics of these dozens and dozens of MCs, I have an attachment to each one. That said, I'm not going to cop out! Here's my list, in no particular order, at this particular hour of this particular day":

Biggie (Notorious B.I.G.)

The Wu-Tang Clan (Give me all of them)

Rakim

Lauryn Hill

DOOM

Big Daddy Kane

Common

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