Symba, the California native, has entered the ongoing debate surrounding Eminem’s lyrical prowess, asserting his belief that he’s a superior MC compared to the self-proclaimed Rap God.
This bold statement was made during a panel discussion titled “The Great Debate” at REVOLT WORLD in Atlanta, Georgia. Symba’s perspective centers on Eminem’s lyrical style, sparking a discussion about the substance behind the words.
Symba began by expressing his respect for Eminem as a man but questioned his status as a rapper. He firmly asserted, “I respect Eminem on a level as a man. But as a rapper, I feel like I can name five better rappers..” While acknowledging the “fire” in Eminem’s catalog, he pointedly emphasized, “Anybody can rhyme words, but what are you saying?”
Eminem, a legendary figure in the world of rap, has enjoyed a storied career, known for his intricate wordplay, provocative storytelling, and rapid-fire delivery. His influence on the genre cannot be denied, as he has garnered a dedicated fanbase and critical acclaim.
During the panel discussion at REVOLT WORLD, Symba’s remarks caused a stir, prompting fellow panelist Tierra Whack to question him directly: “Wait, so you think you’re better than Eminem?” Symba, after some hesitation, confidently responded with “Yes, anybody can rhyme words, but what are you saying?”