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Drake (L), Eminem (C) and Lil Wayne (R) perform during the Grammy Show at the 52nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California on January 31, 2010. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Welcome everybody to Down and Distance, where two dads talk sports, music, life and parenting. Jarrett Payton and Shaun Davis discuss the biggest issues and interview the best and brightest.

Drake and Eminem are two of the biggest music artists of all time, and as they performed together at a recent stop of Drake’s “Summer Sixteen” tour in Detroit, Drake introduce the hometown hero as the greatest rapper of all time.  Jarrett and Shaun discuss the sincerity of Drake’s declaration.

Lee “J.R. Bang” Davis is the online editor for Interactive One, and he joined the conversation to give an athletic comparable for Drake and explains why former president Bill Clinton is the reason for the current state of music and hip hop.  The guys also distinguish between classic albums and albums that are classic for a specific era.

Chicago’s own, Chance the Rapper, fresh off a scintillating performance on Good Morning America, recently launched assisting independent artists in exposing their music to the masses via radio.  The guys debate the impact of “Coloring Book” on Chicago in comparison to Kanye West’s “College Dropout.


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