Hip-Hop

Here's Who Kamala Harris Thinks Is the 'Best Rapper Alive'

Kamala Harris
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Kamala Harris speaks to reporters after announcing her candidacy for President of the United States, at Howard University, her alma mater, on Jan. 21, 2019 in Washington, DC.

For Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris, Tupac "lives on."

That's why she deemed him the "best rapper alive" during the NAACP's virtual convention Friday (Sept. 25).  CNN's Angela Rye, who moderated the event, then reminded the California senator that has been dead since 1996.

"I keep doing that," Harris laughed in response.

"Listen, West Coast girls think Tupac lives on. I'm with you," Rye agreed, before asking the VP nominee to pick another rapper. While Harris admitted there are "so many" rappers she likes, she also expressed that there are others "I would not mention right now because they should stay in their lane."

While Harris didn't mention any names specifically, viewers believed she was throwing subtle shade at Kanye West, who announced a presidential bid this summer.