N.O.R.E. Doesn’t “Pay Attention” to Rap Beef [With XXcLusive Video]

When it comes to rap beef, N.O.R.E. is a vegetarian. XXLMag.com caught up with the Queens-bred MC to get his opinion on Shyne’s recent jabs at 50 Cent. And as far as the C-N-N rapper is concerned, he has no comment.

“I’m not really with the rap game dissing each other,” Nore told XXL at the former Terror Squad rapper Armageddon’s video shoot in Brooklyn. “To me it’s all young Black[s] [and] Latinos, you know people from the ghetto that’s struggling, and every time you…diss the next person it just makes it harder for the game. So me, I have never been with the dissing shit… that’s something that I don’t pay attention [to] in the game. I am aware of it, but I don’t pay attention. [Watch below]

In fact, Noreaga is so removed from the current list of MCs feuding; he unknowingly enlisted two rivals for C-N-N’s “Rotate (Champion Hoodie Remix).” “I remember I had Max B and Hell Rell on the same record,” he said. “I didn’t even know they was beefing…They both was calling me like, ‘Yo, dude.’ I was like, ‘What the fuck is going on?’… I don’t wanna pay attention to the beef, I wanna pay attention to the love.”

Nore is currently working with rhyme-partner Capone on The War Report 2, the sequel to their 1997 classic debut. The disc is expected to drop on July 13. —Elan Mancini with reporting by Amber McKynzie

Watch Nore order a sandwich from the bodega

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  • joe blow

    for real. nore with all the ish. he keep its ten toes and cares for the music. no 5 min of fame with rap politics just the love. keep it up

  • http://www.bboycult.com $yk

    Nore the homie>>>Nore the rapper

  • EReal

    War Report 2 hellz yeah.

    The original was my shyt, the original lcd rap.

    “Put the bogey out in ya face, now ya face laced like ashtray face!”

  • jtm

    who gives a fuck what nore’s wack ass haves to say.

  • q461

    Much respect to NORE… def will be checkin for that War Report 2….I dig his message too…we get some dope dis records when niggaz have beef, but imagine all the crazy collabos we miss out on for some ignorant ass shit…

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  • http://mawela@yahoo.com mausa

    i think Nore just acted lyk a real man right there,respectin’ his legacy.no real niggar wanna destroy wat he takes years 2 built just coz 1 niggar wanna do him get down or lay down.coz at di end of d dy,one of them niggarz is gonna be layd 6 feet under.lyke wat game dd 2 50.man dis niggarz need 2 rebuild ths industry not sein’ who gut big gunz than d next crew

  • http://www.daoneradio.com DaOneRadio

    Nore is talking real shit. I’ve had a few meetings with him and Zino in Miami and with these dudes it’s all about the music. It’s too bad things aint work out with the project NORE and me was working on. He a cool dude but hard headed as fcuk. Still got love for ya tho.

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