When it comes to the title of “Greatest Athlete Ever,” only a few names merit serious consideration, foremost among them Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan (sorry Drake). But only one person can truly be the absolute best, so comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele decided to answer the age-old question with only kind of contest that matters these days: a rap battle.
Trading in their skills in the arena for skills on the mic, the two titans of trash talk duke it out in the lyrical face-off of the century. And while it’s not quite the Ali/Jordan Space Jam sequel we’ve asked Santa for the last 15 years, it’s still unbelievably great. For our money, Ali seems to get in a few more licks than he takes, but then again, the guy did basically invent rap.
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