In the third episode of the Black Thought segment of The Combat Jack Show, Jack asks Thought about getting challenged to battle. “Nobody has ever really wanted it with me,” he replies nonchalantly. “Never ever.” Later, the Philly MC speaks on the first time he heard Nas’ debut Illmatic. “I was a little bit shook,” he admits. Perhaps more surprising is how deeply he was impressed by meeting Supernatural, a less famous MC who’s renowned for his freestyling skills. “We was courting Rahzel at the time. We wanted Rahzel to be down with The Roots,” Thought explains. At the time, Rahzel was rocking with Supernatural. “Hearing Supernatural flow and feeling the amazing shit that Rahzel was doing, it had me shook…. Everybody kinda got they weight up from that point on.”

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