Says E-40 in response to the Greatest of All Time lists, “Some of these lists seem game goofy. I don’t think people are including all the right things when making their lists. These lists should be inclusive of style and legendary status but also mogul status, record sales, microphone skills, uniqueness, relevancy, longevity, and consistency.”
E-40 Has Seen Your Top 50 Rappers Lists – And He Says “Nope.”
Killing the rap game since 1988, E-40 enjoys a peerless level of longevity and success. Amidst a flurry of internet discussion about the best rappers in history, E-40 lays out the case that he’s the true “GOAT” with his new video single.
Aided by a boisterous hook from Milla, Forty Water backs up his claims with typically colorful bars (“Bitch, I’m the GOAT, I’m not a sheep/I’m countin’ fetti when I’m asleep”) and with cold hard facts: “Name a rapper with more slang than me, my n**** (I’ll wait)/Name a rapper with more game than me, my n**** (I’ll wait)/Name a rapper that taught you things like me, my n**** (I’ll wait)/I’m the GOAT since 1988 (Biatch).”
In the video, Forty and Milla get their dance on in a number of locations, including a dramatically-lit soundstage, a classic muscle car, and a literal goat farm, where 40 lords over baby goats like he does pretenders to the rap throne.
Premiered on 40’s YouTube channel, “GOAT” is the latest video from Practice Makes Paper, the Vallejo native’s 28th solo studio album,