Originally Posted by GodzHand
I'm a fan, I just think there are greater artists than him. I base GOAT status on mainly 2 things: 1.lyrical ability & 2. Body of work. Jay has a great body of work, but falls far too short lyrically (aside from being really good at claiming to be great so frequently that people start believing it) to be considered greater than the likes of Nas, Rakim, Scarface, LL Cool J and the like, add KRS-ONE, Masta Ace, Q-Tip........
well he is great, no question there, whether hes the g.o.a.t. is what your disagreeing with, right?
as long as your willing to admit he has a great body of work.....thats my main thing that bothers me, when people act like jay doesnt have songs for days.