The cultural force with those heavenly octaves who crafted timeless music that spoke to men and women worldwide left us over 20 years ago, replaced by a reclusive enigma who occasionally pops up to deliver more questions than quality. And as uncomfortable as it is to say, as much as I wish it was different, I’m not saying Lauryn Hill wasn’t the greatest female emcee ever. But I can’t say she is the greatest.

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Justin Hunte is a former Editor-in-Chief of HipHopDX and creator of DX's popular series The Breakdown and #DXLive. Hunte has debated at the prestigious Oxford Union and is featured on Shade45's “All Out Show w/ Rude Jude,” as well as Revolt TV’s “Revolt Live” Billboard magazine, digital campaigns for Lexus, Honda, Brisk, and Simple Mobile. Prior to joining HipHopDX, Hunte spent 5 years working in investment banking at Banc Of America/Merrill Lynch and has covered music, politics, and culture for numerous publications. He is currently based in Los Angeles, California.

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