GHOSTFACE KILLAH - IRON MAN: Either Ghostface Killah is one of HipHop's all-time great lyrical masters, or he's completely out of his mind. I tend to think it's about a 70/30 mix. Either way, despite the fact that it may take many, many repeat listenings to fully appreciate the sheer number of words, phrases, obscure references, analogies, metaphors, and similes Ghostface crams into each verse, the effort is well worth it once you decipher what upon first listen sounds like complete gibberish.

Need an example, take a listen to the lines that inspired and are featured in this piece – Ghostface's verse on the De la Soul, Tony Starks collabo He Comes.

Further evidence? Check Holla where he rhymes over the Delfonics' La La Means I love You -- not the instrumental, but the full length vocal version -- Pure HipHop genius. There are so many other examples, but if you need to be told ...