FOH: Canibus Vs J. Cole

Canibus releasing an online video apologizing to J. Cole 48 hours after dissing him? Fuck outta here, man! While XXL acknowledges Canibus for being man enough to apologize and retract his diss track “J. Clone,” he should have never dissed J. Cole in the first place. Never. Cole has done nothing but compliment and big Canibus up in all his interviews and what does Canibus do in turn? Diss J. Cole. Come on, son! What are you doing, fam? One of the things Canibus took offense to was his belief that Cole “speaks about me like I am dead.” Well, fans haven’t exactly heard from you in a minute, dog. So, was LL, right? Ninety-nine percent of your fans don’t…ehh, let’s not take it there. Let’s stick to the facts: Cole is a rapper built off lyricism, no gimmicks. What’s there not to like, my dude? You jumped off the bridge for that one, homie. What were you trying to do with that diss song? Get a little attention because nobody is checking for you? Damn, Canibus. If you had 48 hours to live, just think…you’d diss J. Cole and take it back. Damn. For Jermaine, who had the No. 1 album in the country earlier this year, it’s Cole World, not to mention Gold World (after his debut LP The Sideline Story reached gold certification). For you Canibus, it’s just a cold world. Frigid. Below zero. Frozen tundra. You definitely had your moment as one of the nicest MCs ever and nobody could take that from you, but that time is long gone, so make music if you want, but before you ever try to diss someone nice and talented, do what you said in your apology and sit your “old ass down some where.”

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  • Zuru

    Word this “beef” is pointless. Especially coming from Canibus, its like history repeating itself. He up’d and praised LL for putting him on the tour in the 90′s and mentioned him wanting the mic tatted on LL’s arm out of respect. LL took it wrong and that started the trouble, same scenario. Cole gave up’s to Canibus and just like LL he took it wrong and attacked him.

  • MindState

    Odd factoid: Both these cats name is Jermaine cept’ Canibus spells his with a G.

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  • Michael G

    As a Hip-Hop head, and a consumer of media/music, I find it laughable how you writers consistently abuse your positions to state personal opinions. Be a journalist, not a tabloid writer. Tell The Truth.

  • sammi C

    kinda reminds me of the whole nicki/kim thing. where nicki did nothing but show respect to kim, but somehow she took offense and said she needed to pay homage. but at least the cole/cannibus thing is already over.

  • Da Noise

    Get a Life Canibus, suck somebody’s else Dick… Leave J. Cole alone man

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