J. Cole’s Manager Says Diddy Altercation Happened in Front of Jay-Z & Beyonce

  J. Cole’s latest album, The Off-Season, is set to debut at number one after earning 282,000 equivalent units sold in its first week. One of the album’s standouts is “Let Go My Hand,” which is where J. Cole confirmed the long-rumored altercation between him and Diddy. “My last scrap was with Puff Daddy, who would’ve thought it?” Cole rapped on the track. “I bought that n**** album in seventh grade and played it so much / You would’ve thought my favorite rapper was Puff.” During an appearance on the “Say Less” podcast,…

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J. Cole Addresses Fight with Diddy on New Song “Let Go My Hand”

J. Cole dropped his highly-anticipated album The Off Season, where he addressed his 2013 fight with Diddy on the track “Let Go My Hand.” Cole raps, “I kept a tough demeanor on the surface but was mostly just pretendin’/And luckily my bluff was workin’ way more often than not/But sometimes a n***a pulled my card, tryna expose me for a fraud/And with my reputation at stake, I was scufflin’ just to save face/Couple wins, couple losses/Some broken up too quick to call it/My last scrap was with Puff Daddy, who would’ve…

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DR. DRE, EMINEM & KENDRICK LAMAR COLLAB RUMORS EXPLODE ON TWITTER

Grammy Award-winning producer and frequent Dr. Dre collaborator Fredwreck sparked collaboration rumors on Tuesday (April 27) when he posted an old photo of Kendrick Lamar, Dre and Eminem with their arms around each other on Twitter. He simply captioned the photo, “Beats n Rhymes #shady #aftermath,” suggesting Dre could be the producer and K. Dot and Slim Shady could be the MCs on a top secret project. On Saturday (May 1), Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar — who’ve collaborated on songs such as the 2012 good kid, m. A.A.d city track “The Recipe” — both became trending Twitter topics…

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THE HIP HOP RETURN OF THE LYRICAL MASTERMIND YOUNG GULLY

By JR Valrey, the People’s Minister of Information Oakland has a history of superb Hip Hop story-tellers although the Town has never received the credit for it, wordsmiths like: Askari X, Boots from the Coup, Seagram, V. White, the Luniz, 3X Crazy, BadnFluenz, Poohman, Father Dom, Dru Down, Casual, Opio, Tajai, and Saafir could paint exquisite pictures with words that have paved the way for today’s lyrical giants like Beeda Weeda, Zumbi, J. Stalin, Shady Nate, Lil Blood, Karega Bailey, and Brookfield Deuce to take the Hip Hop story-telling throne.…

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