Kendrick Lamar and Drake Beef Nearly Popped Off According to Former NFL Player Marcellus Wiley
Kendrick Lamar and Drake have traded some subliminal shots over the years, but the two have never engaged in anything resembling a full-fledged beef. But according to former NFL player Marcellus Wiley, a beef was about to happen.
During an episode of ESPN 710AM's Max and Marcellus, guest host Kelvin Washington and Marcellus Wiley got into a discussion about Kendrick Lamar and Drake. After sharing their thoughts on each MC's music, Washington brought up that Drake would not want to get into a beef with Kendrick like the Toronto native did with Meek Mill. Wiley responded with a claim that he witnessed what would have been the beginning of their feud.
"I can’t say what I wanna say, but I’m gonna say it anyways because my contract is up and this might give me more money," Wiley said. "All I know is there was a beef, and all I know is I was witness to when the beef would have ignited to proportions we have not seen since Ja Rule/50, maybe even Ice Cube/N.W.A. Like it went there. But that was destroyed from everyone’s property. That was destroyed, that interview, that moment was destroyed. That’s all I’m gonna say. But I was there and I heard the shots fired."
Marcellus Wiley clarified that the instigating statement was one-sided as the two rappers were not being interviewed together in this situation. Despite some prodding by his co-host, Wiley would not identify whether it was Kendrick Lamar or Drake. He claimed after the alleged comment was made, the artist's team said that the interview could never go public.
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