Big Daddy Kane
"Hands down, greatest flow in hip-hop," Kane said of his fellow Brooklynite.
The statue of the Hip-Hip icon is the latest nod he's received for his contributions to entertainment after his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in October.
The two iconic lyricists went song-for-song in an extension of their late '80s rivalry for rap supremacy.
The showdown between the two hip-hop icons will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Oct. 17.
Young Thug, Gunna, BIA, Lil Jon, Tobe Nwige, Baby Keem and more will also perform at the annual event.
Cole is slated to appear in Kane's forthcoming Netflix documentary, 'Paragraphs I Manifest.'
"This is my chance to use a new vehicle to revisit and repay these amazing artists while they are still living," said the Def Jam co-founder.
The service, held in Markie's hometown of Patchogue, Long Island, was attended by A-list rap stars like LL Cool J, Big Daddy Kane, and Ice-T.
Juice Crew members Big Daddy Kane and Craig G also speak on the rumors of the death of Biz, who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in 2010.