Twitter Reacts To Kendrick Lamar’s BET Cypher Freestyle

In the early hours of the morning today, a 15-second video snippet of Kendrick Lamar’s upcoming BET Cypher freestyle leaked online. In the video, Kendrick takes some not-so-veiled shots at rap’s reigning Gold-in-a-week superstar, Drake. Much like Kendrick’s vaunted verse on “Control,” it garnered a ton of reaction on the internet, especially on Twitter, where fans, artists and tastemakers weighed-in on Kendrick’s latest salvo against the Canadian rapper.

XXL has compiled the best Twitter reactions from fans, critics and tastemakers since the release of the snippet for you to read, today.

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  • Ronald Jack

    Half of these people don’t seem to know much about hip hop or are not following the story. They are just talking about the status of both rappers and how Drake sells more. Kendrick actually has an album that has been recognized as a classic. Drake still hasn’t made one yet.

    • getyourshitright

      thats the facts

  • getyourshitright

    all thins said drake has not made a classic rap album not even close he made great fusion R&b/hip hop albums . but never a great rap album. but Kendrick has made 2 section 80 is a classic good kid madd city classic when it come to tap Kendrick when its come to sing and girly songs drake . but Kendrick is for the real rap hip hop heads and people who want to hear good stories about life and struggle real grown man shit . i like drake but he aint a rapper