The Hip Hop Week In Review: Gucci Mane Goes Off, Kendrick Lamar Tells Rappers To Step Up

Gucci Mane goes after everyone on Twitter. Meanwhile, Kendrick Lama says rappers need to improve their responses to his "Control" verse.

This week, Gucci Mane reportedly went after Nicki Minaj and Tyga on Twitter, and both emcees responded. Gucci also sent shots at Waka Flocka Flame, putting Brick Squad's future in doubt, and Kendrick Lamar challenges emcees to step their bars up.

Gucci Mane Disses Nicki Minaj & Tyga On Twitter, Rappers Respond

On Monday (September 9), Gucci Mane's Twitter account dissed a slew of emcees on Twiiter, including Young Jeezy, Drake, 2 Chainz, and more:


Among the artists who responded was Nicki Minaj, who denied the claims from Gucci's Twitter account, and launched some barbs of her own:



Nicki and Gucci had a prior falling out, which Minaj described in April to Atlanta's Hot 107.9. At the time, Gucci was incarcerated, and Nicki revealed that she wished someone would "step in" for Gucci and have an intervention for him.

Gucci (or the person running his Twitter account) also went after Tyga:


Tyga, like Nicki, issued a response, referring to Gucci as "Burberry."




Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame & Others Beef Over Twitter

Gucci's Twitter antics didn't stop with just calling seemingly random artists out. On Saturday (September 7), long-standing tensions between Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame, as well as others in the Brick Squad camp boiled over, as Gucci dissed Brick Squad:

Kendrick Lamar Tells Rappers To Improve Their "Control Responses"

Since Kendrick Lamar dropped his controversial verse on Big Sean's "Control," where he called out J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T., Wale, Meek Mill, Drake, and more, numerous emcees have responded to the track.

Thus far, Cassidy, Papoose, and Meek Mill are among the artists that have responded to the track.

In a brief clip courtesy of TMZ, Kendrick quickly assessed the quality of the responses. "They gotta try harder," he quipped:

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  • The R.COM

    This is hilarious! You have the worst rappers ever messaging each other on Twitter like the short bus allstars they really are. Not one can even string coherent words together on a track let alone a twitter feed and they're beefing like cats trying to get the last bit of meow mix. Not to mention that idiot Gucci...arrested again...LOL!! This is what rappers have become...just as dumb as the music they make!!


  • Yolanda B. Bean

    as Travis answered I am impressed that a student able to get paid $9540 in a few weeks on the computer. this page... www.Ucan3.Com This faggot has a pink tuxedo. You dont see Gucci walking in a pink tuxedo. Probaly Nas had a after party with Mr. Cee!

  • aileen

    my bf's uncle just got a six-month old Audi A4 just by some part-time working online with a macbook. my website ...

  • Mark

    These delinquents need to learn some fucking grammar

  • Gucci The Realest

    Gucci Mane = realest rapper ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - T.I. snitch to the feds - Young Jeezy was never bmf - 50 Cent snitch and was never in jail but a youthcamp - Game was never a banger but lived the life of his brother in his lyrics - Nas Escobar never sold drugs - Ice Cube never was a gangbanger - Dr Dre never was a gangbanger - 2pac was a ballerina and never sold drugs after he become famous he was doing some stupid stuff like beating and shooting at people because he though he could get away with it. Without Suge Knight 2pac was just a skinny motherfucker. Oh and i like his music so fuck you. - Mobb deep are the biggiest pussies in rap they are short as midgets and keep talking this g shit but never did g shit.

    • Gucci

      Get Fuck outta here cocksucker y'all ridin emus dick way to hard, fuckin faggots.

    • FoallyallEmHAtErS

      Eminem is the best-selling artist of the 2000s (decade) on the US Nielsen SoundScan,[214] and has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide to date

    • FukEm

      Fuck eminem and fuck Awards nigga GUCCI THE REALEST, Ya herd!! Eminem been sleepin for way to long I got a diss record for all y'all. Guccis comin brrrrrr.

    • Eminem

      Eminem has thirteen Grammy Awards. He has been praised for having "verbal energy", high quality of lyricism and has been ranked number nine on MTV's list of The Greatest MCs of All Time. In 2003, he was listed as number thirteen on MTV's 22 Greatest Voices in Music and number 82 on Rolling Stone's "The Immortals". In 2008, the readers of Vibe Magazine voted him "The Best Rapper Alive".[240] He was also named "Best Rapper Ever" in a poll conducted by music fans on the Vibe website.

    • Gupoop

      Eminem= crazy white boy that came from nothing, got picked on his whole life was designed pretty much to fail but became the biggest rapper today, em's sold more than most put together.

    • Anonymous

      gucci mane claims his twitter was hacked - it's not

  • geminiman7

    Just waiting for soulja BOY's response to K.DOT... LMAO

  • Anonymous

    IF Gucci fucked yo girl before you were with her why would you say he has HIV? that means you got HIV fool she had yo baby! Tyga LOST!!

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