Diss: Lupe Fiasco Takes Jabs at Kid Cudi
Lyrical disses in hip-hop keep the sport exciting…until it goes off wax, of course. Hopefully, that won’t happen in the battle between emcee’s Lupe Fiasco and Kid Cudi.
The year 2015 has seen the socially conscious rappers at odds helming from comments made by Fiasco in defense of Kendrick Lamar’s opinion regarding Ferguson protests. Lamar voiced in a Billboard interview that Black people should be accountable for their own actions.
Yes, it was a comment that sparked scrutiny and backlash. However, Lupe, understanding the point Lamar was aiming to make, tweeted this response:
— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) January 9, 2015
And Kudi snapped back:
And then the battle of emcees continued.
Now, what was thought to be a settled and dismissed exchange of words has apparently resurfaced with jabs being thrown Cudi’s way via Lupe Fiasco in a recent freestyled performance.
Lupe forgives all of his enemies “except for Kid Cudi/ that’s not my [expletive] buddy/ if I catch him in the streets it’s gonna be [expletive] ugly..”
Do you think Cudi will respond? If so, is this a lyrical battle you’d be interested in witnessing? Sound off in the comments!