Comedian Lil Duval whipped rap Twitter into a frenzy on Tuesday (December 7) when he fired off a red-hot take comparing Kodak Black to Kendrick Lamar.

“Kodak really up there with Kendrick lyrically but y’all don’t wanna hear it tho,” he wrote.

Needless to say, Duval’s tweet sparked a passionate debate as rap fans flooded his mentions to either angrily disagree with him or support his statement.

“If them Zoes got you hostage, then say that,” one Twitter user joked, while another replied, “You tweaking OG! Kodak ain’t spiritually tapped in like Kendrick.. that spirituality Kendrick delivers is what brings his bars alive.. Kodak ain’t got that.. he nice regardless.”

Fans on the other side of the debate chimed in with comments such as, “Take Kodak’s lyrics and cover them in a Kendrick flow (which is an Eminem flow) and they’ll start calling him a goat.”

Lil Duval doubled down on his bold claim by later tweeting, “Most of yall hating on Kodak don’t even listen to him. your opinion don’t even matter.” However, he couldn’t help but laugh when writing, “N-gga said i must be comparing Kodak to Kendrick Perkins,” referencing the former NBA player.

Lil Duval’s debate even caught the attention of Kodak Black himself, who graciously accepted the Kendrick Lamar comparison while urging fans to focus on his “talent” rather than the “controversial shit” that has, at times, overshadowed his career.

“I understand it be controversial Shit behind me but I’ll appreciate it if y’all just worry bout me Fa my talent & not da other shit on social media !!!” he wrote in the comments section of The Shade Room’s Instagram post. “Thank You.”

Unsurprisingly, Kendrick Lamar — who earlier this year revealed he goes months without a phone — has yet to respond to Lil Duval’s hot take.

This isn’t the first time the 44-year-old comedian has ruffled rap fans’ feathers with a controversial comparison. Earlier this year, Duval hailed DaBaby as the modern-day version of Ludacris, which even got a response from DaBaby himself.

Kodak Black Speaks Out After Bizarre Interview Leaves Fans Concerned For His Wellbeing

Although Kendrick Lamar and Kodak Black don’t seem like an obvious comparison at first, the similarities between the rappers run deeper than some might think. A 2017 video from Genius investigated the Hebrew Israelites’ influence on Kendrick and Kodak’s respective music.