Rapper Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter
is delighted to be recognized as the greatest MC of all time, despite spending years fighting the music industry and its plaudits. The star, who is dating R&B superstar Beyonce Knowles
, ranked top of MTV's Greatest MCs Of All Time list recently, beating out competition from Eminem
and Big Daddy Kane
He tells MTV, "I'm not an artist; I'm a hustler. The industry didn't accept me right away - I felt it was my enemy. But as the years went by and I came to make friends in the industry and feel more accepted, every time something like this happens, it's a great thing for me."
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