His start in hip-hop was questionable as a member of the Hooliganz but since then his progress has been undeniable. His beat making was what most people admired first, but later he got back to his mic skills and blessed us with joints with Mobb Deep, Twista, Maxwell just want to make you smile.
There are few among us that cement their credibility in such a way that color and creed have no place in the conversation. The Alchemist is the one of those Jews who you don't even see as white. He’s seen as hip-hop personified.