Justin Bieber channels his rap alter ego during an interview with Power 105’s “The Breakfast Club.”

The pop superstar named Tupac as his favorite rapper before spitting some bars from Pac’s classic “Thugz Mansion.”

“Pac for me, he talked about real stuff, he was just inspiring,” explained Biebs.

During the interview Bieber was also asked about working with Drake and Kanye West on his next album, reports of him being rejected from the BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher, his love for hip-hop, and intimate details about his relationship with girlfriend Selena Gomez.

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