nprmusic: Cut from the on-air All Things Considered interview...


Cut from the on-air All Things Considered interview with NPR’s Audie Cornish, here’s Chris Rock’s conversation about hip-hop.

On on dysfunction in rap and comedy

“Sometimes the rapper’s rapper, the comedian’s comedian – they’re just dysfunctional and they’re being rewarded for their dysfunction… I don’t like rewarding people for their dysfunction.”

On Lauryn Hill 

“I miss Lauryn Hill. The problem is that Lauryn’s been so out of it, I forgot about the record. There’s probably ten albums as good as Thriller and the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is one of those records.”

On Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Yauch

“There’s a million humanitarians. There’s about 15 great rappers… I respect MCA because he’s one of the best rappers I’ve ever heard.”

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