Kendrick Lamar Says He’s Trying To Murder J. Cole, Drake, Big Sean & Wale, Rappers React [Details]

Rucuss staffAugust 13, 2013

Kendrick Lamar has the hip hop industry’s attention.

Big Sean dropped a leftover track from his Hall of Fame recording sessions and it was an explosive one.  On the seven-and-a-half-minute song entitled, Control, he, Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica trade sick rhymes on the song that didn’t make the album. Although it was clearly album worthy there were clearance issues.

But instead of shelving the song, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper released the bonus track to Hot 97’s Funkmaster Flex on Monday. While Sean delivered some good verses it was Lamar who stole the show. The Compton rapper called out most of his peers, while  referencing Tupac and crowning himself the king of both East and West Coast.

“I’m Machiavelli’s offspring, I’m the king of New York/King of the Coast, one hand, I juggle them both,” Lamar rapped. Towards the end of his verse he raps:

I heard the barbershops be in great debates all the time Bout who’s the  best MC? Kendrick, Jigga and Nas Eminem, Andre 3000, the rest of y’all New n-ggas just new n-ggas, don’t get  involved

I’m usually homeboys with the same n-ggas I’m rhymin wit But this is hip  hop and them n-ggas should know what time it is And that goes for Jermaine Cole, Big K.R.I.T., Wale, Pusha T, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Drake, Big Sean, Jay  Electron‘, Tyler, Mac Miller I got love for you all but I’m tryna murder you  n-ggas Tryna make sure your core fans never  heard of you n-ggas

It didn’t take long for some of those rappers to comment on the fiery verse. Many responded to Lamar via Twitter.

Pusha T: I hear u loud and clear my n-gga…  @kendricklamar

Big K.R.I.T: “This is Gladiator Shit”…Gotta give the people what they want.

Mac Miller: If I can’t do no more nouns or verbs ima start comin with the wildest adjective bars that anyone has ever heard.

Lamar even got attention from a few rappers not even mentioned on the track.

Joe Budden: @kendricklamar u my n-gga 4 life bro…. But u gon  learn today. A Cali nigga just said he’s the King of NY & u niggas so fucking worried about your relationships, y’all make me sick.

Just Blaze: I never really tweet about music. But good lord.. @kendricklamar just like.. Bodied everyones entire year’s worth of raps lol.

Trinidad James: I don’t feel like @kendricklamar dissed  anybody. He just has moved up to another level. Y’all late overly dedicated nigga! Bruh been  fire!!!

Tyga: That kendrick verse crazy! I gotta get back on my own shi.ain’t gon lie I made so much $ I lost sum inspiration for music.#Inspired rite now

Talib Kweli: Y’all New York Rappers ready to stop rapping like y’all from down south yet? #kingofny

Fabolous: Any studios open yet?

Diddy: Hip Hop was born out of competition and raised by battles. This is what Music needs. More people who want to be the BEST not …If Larry Bird and Magic Never challenged each other – the game wouldn’t have made the strides that it did. Same with Music.

Clear the way for some healthy competition. Listen to the song below.


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