Actor and stand-up comedian, D.L. Hughley, best known as the original host of BET’s ComicView from 1992 to 1993, the eponymous character on the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys, and as one of the “Big Four” comedians in The Original Kings of Comedy, was recently interviewed by DJ VLAD where the host host of CNN’s D. L. Hughley Breaks the News was asked, who was accepted more in the hood, Eminem or Vanilla Ice.
On the question, D.L. Hughley replied: “Eminem. Easy… Easy. You talking about the hood right? Eminem could flow. Eminem was grimy and tricky lyrically. And basically, the only thing different between him and us… he lived in a trailer park and we lived in projects. To date, Eminem is probably top 10 greatest lyricist.” said D.L. Hughley.
“Him to have Dr. Dre behind him, just that, for me, he hit a cord in me where I was like ‘I f–k with this dude.’ D.L. Hughley added.
You can watch the interview below: