Category Archives: Hip Hop Beef

East Coast: The Birthplace of Hip-Hop

The birthplace of rap produced a slew of astonishingly talented MCs possessing rapid-fire wit and masterful wordplay. New York was the heart and soul of East Coast rap, with Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” being one of the first rap recordings. Later in the 80s, the scene developed and we had industry legends, LL Cool J and Run DMC paving the way. Later on newcomers Sean “Puffy” Combs and Notorious B.I.G. were going head to head with the rising West Coast industry.

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(Sugar Hill Gang and Run DMC)

Some of today’s most respected artists jump started their careers from the East Coast, Jay-Z and his Roc-A-Fella label, Nas, Mos Def, Method Man and Wu-Tang Clan just to name a few.4

(Roc-a-Fella performance)

Still losing ground to the more appealing sounds of the south, New Jersey natives ‘Legal Dollars’ are looking to make the birthplace of rap shine again with their newest video “See You Mad”.

Hip Hop Beef Sizzles Between Diggy Simmons And J Cole

Hip Hop Beef re-ignites J.Cole vs Diggy Simmons

Hip Hop Beef is never really picky when it comes to its victims, such is the case with J. Cole and Diggy Simmons recent back and forth jabs. Except Diggy seems to have fired back with  a complete track after J. Cole tried testing the waters so to speak.

About half a year ago Cole and Diggy first had a lightweight beef against each other that was quickly squashed, but it seems that J. Cole was not content on leaving he matter alone as he re ignited the fight when Kendrick Lamar invited him onstage in Charlotte, N.C. J Cole then spit a freestyle that had a jab aimed at Diggy Simmons: “Picture me hating on a young n—a with talent/Album flopped, but it’s cool, he caked out on his allowance.”

Nicki Minaj Confirmed On American Idol Mariah Carey Not Happy

Hip hop beef knows no boundaries as is the case with Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey who are now going to be seeing a lot of each other on the judge’s panel of American Idol. Up until a few days ago Nicki Minaj was only rumored to be signing on to American Idol but with only days remaining for the season premiere, the contracts have been finalized and now the drama will begin.

Hip Hop Beef With Lupe Fiasco And Chieef Keef Ends

Hip Hop Beef Between Lupe Fiasco and Chief Keef

Hip Hop Beef has long been one of the motivators for great rap battles, that have turned a musical sport into a community’s worst nightmare.

Lupe Fiasco and Chief Keef were recently involved in a hip hop beef of sorts that you could say was actually short lived.

Nicki Minaj Goes Off On Fans Via Twitter

Nicki Minaj is known to be brash and at times even pop her lid a few times, but never has she gotten out of control and went off at her fans as she recently did on Twitter.

Hip Hop Beef Havoc Confirms Beef With Prodigy

Hip Hop Beef has long played a major role amongst hip hop artists, in order to up their skills, prove a point, or just show who the bigger man is. Now the latest artists to engage in an all out hip hop beef are Havoc and Prodigy from Mobb Deep.

Nas Never Released The Original Version Of Ether

Nas has long been a heavyweight rap legend, but his beef with Jay-Z was one of the most prolific beefs that truly brought out the best art form of rap from both artists.

Hip Hop Beef Evolves With The Game & 40 Glocc

Hip Hop Beef has long been a part of hip hop, but what used to be a means of upping your rhymes has now turned into deadly altercations that leave both sides losing.

The Game and 40 Glocc have been the latest hip hop rappers to engage in an ongoing war. The latest of their battles was set last weekend.

Hip Hop Beef: Chris Brown Checks Drake In Recent Diss Track (Listen)

Hip Hop Beef has long been a part of the urban scene but as of lately things in the music world have been shook up as Chris Brown decided to go on a verbal attack towards Drake as he released a diss track alongside The Game.

Lil Wayne And Nicki Minaj Finally Speak About Hot 97’s Summer Jam

Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj had been staying away from the touchy subject of pulling Nicki Minaj from the recent Hot 97 Summer Jam. However the Young Money boss is finally giving the media and fans a bit of his mind on the entire subject.

It’s no secret that one of Hot 97’s DJ’s had put Nicki down in the past recent Summer Jam and after catching wind of the happenings Lil Wayne was quick to pull Nicki Minaj and the entire Young Money crew from the concert lineup.