From “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air “(Will Smith) to “Degrassi Jr High,”(Drake) seeing rappers on TV shows is hardly anything new. But what about if rappers WERE actual TV shows? Are the characteristics that make us gravitate to our favorite wordsmiths the same reasons we throw hands over the remote on a given night? Who breaks bad in the midst of scandal while trying to make it in America more than an MC?
Well, Rapper and singer Phonte Coleman ( of The Foreign Exchangepondered that very question on Twitter after making the declarative statement:” #TheWire :: Jay ::#BreakingBad :: Nas. Come at me, bro. ” He defended his opinion rather succinctly by adding, “I liken Jay to #TheWire because in terms of what he’s accomplished as a whole throughout his career, dude really is the Greatest. But even in the midst of Jay’s/#TheWire‘s greatness, if you’re asking who I’d prefer to hear rap at any given moment? Esco all day. (#BB)” READ MORE
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