Hip Hop Week In Review: Ja Rule vs. 50 Cent, the Displacement of the Controversy, And Kanye West
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HipHopDX – This week in Hip Hop, Ja Rule and 50% of the feud reared its ugly head again. Also, Migos member Offset to disturb some of the listeners with his verse on YFN Lucci's latest single which he stated that "it doesn't vibrate with fags." Kanye West and Kim Kardashian also revealed the name of her third child.
Ja Rule & 50 Cent Are Beefing Again
50 Cent was in Big Boy's Neighborhood and said that if he saw Ja Rule in 2018, he put his paws over his old rival. As the interview made its rounds on social media, Ja don't keep your tongue on its almost 15 years of the beef.
"The fun of hip-hop FACT, @50cent is PUSSY," Ja twitter.
Fun hip hop FACT: @50cent is PUSSY...
— Ja Rule (@Ruleyork) January 19, 2018
The only response Ha obtained from the 50 was an Instagram post that was eventually deleted.
Read more here about Ja and 50 back and forth.
Displacement Of Raps That "You Can't Vibe With Fags," And Unleashes Controversy
Displacement was immediately called out for his homophobic lyrics on the YFN Lucci track, "Boss Life," this week. "I can't vibe with queers/ I'm the heart of a bear/ Bustin' down the pair/ Patek Philippe, is unlikely," he hit.
After a wave of reaction, Shift, offered an apology and said that he was not aiming his lyrics towards the LGBTQ community. "I want to apologize to anyone I offended by the word "queer" I wasn't talking about sexuality," the Migos rapper wrote.
As Offset addresses the controversy surrounding his lyrics, Migos did announce that the Culture II — one of HipHopDX's Most anticipated Rap Albums of 2018 — has a January 26 release date. The Pharrell-produced "Stir Fry" and "Motor Sport" with Nicki Minaj and the Cardi B (whose name Offset got tatted on his neck) is expected to appearo in the LP.
Read more about the backlash against Displacement here.
Kanye and Kim Welcome Chicago West
The 15 of January of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian welcome