Black Thought Channels Big Daddy Kane and Kool G. Rap (2004)

Usually copying another rapper’s style is taboo in Hip-Hop. But those rules are thrown out of the window when Black Thought literally raps in three different voices on “Boom” from The Roots 2004 album The Tipping Point. The first verse is Thought himself, but then on the second verse he raps while doing a deadpan impersonation of Big Daddy Kane. Then he tops that performance on the third verse where raps JUST like Kool G. Rap, lisp and all. You have to listen for yourself to believe it.

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