Speaking with BET ahead of the release of Transformers: The Last Knight, Mark Wahlberg revealed details that show he hasn’t forgotten his roots. The former Marky Mark of the Funky Bunch dove into his iPhone to show not just who had a permanent place on it, but who his favorite rappers of today and all time are.

Stating that “there are so many I love from my era” he listed out Kool G Rap, Rakim, Tupac, Nas, and Jay Z specific. He also mentioned that “Eminem is fantastic.” In specific while he liked to watch old YouTube video of Kool G, it was two albums in particular that had a permanent place on his phone.

Stating that only two whole rap albums stay on his phone he named them as “Jay Z and Kanye, Watch the Throne” and “Tupac’s greatest hits.”

When speaking about his favorite rappers he stated that it was a “really tough question” and that there were “so many that I love from my era.” He said that the list of who he loved simply “goes on and on.” He stated that he has a hard time as he has a “love for so many other rappers” but admitted to listening to music “like Adele because I’m not a great flyer.”

He also made jokes about featuring on a song, saying that, “I’m going to have to talk to DJ Khaled about that.” Previously, Wahlberg has been dropping cryptic hints about working with the mega-producer:

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