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37 of the Biggest Beefs in Hip Hop

Why can't we all just get along?

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    There have been some big beefs in the hip hop world over the years. Check out the biggest feuds from this year and years past! Meek Mill vs. Drake Even though Drake appeared on Meek's debut album Dreams Worth More Than Money, the MC wasn't afraid to pop off on the Young Money heavyweight on Twitter, claiming that Drizzy doesn't write his own raps. Meek sorta apologized a day later when he opened up for Nicki Minaj in concert, but still alleged that the rapper didn't write his verse on Meek's LP. Drake went on to drop two diss tracks and waited (impatiently) for Meek to respond. When Meek finally dropped his retaliation track, it was met with an underwhelming response from hip hop fans.

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    Charlamagne Tha God vs. Funkmaster Flex Two of hip hop's biggest radio personalities were pulled into the Meek Mill and Drake feud when Funkmaster Flex claimed to have Meek's response track. For one reason or another, the DJ failed to play the track and was ripped apart by the hip hop community. Just a day later, Charlamagne Tha God made Flex the "Donkey of The Day," calling out the DJ for failing to play the track. Soon afterwards, Charlamagne contemplated handing Meek the donkey title as well if he didn't drop his response diss track within a day. Drake was listening and urged the DJ to keep his promise by sending him 6 bottles of Dom Perignon champagne.

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    Moby vs. Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj went in on the industry (and Taylor Swift) during a Twitter rant, complaining that her visual for "Anaconda" wasn't nominated for Video of the Year at the 2015 MTV VMAs. Most importantly, she said the snub was due to racially motivated reasons. Moby wasn't feel any of that and called the MC out for being unappreciative of her career and fans.

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    Khloe Kardashian vs. Amber Rose

    Amber Rose, 31, spoke out on New York's Power 105.1 about the Kardashian clan - specifically Tyga's relationship with the youngest of the bunch Kylie Jenner, 17. It's also worth noting that Rose is best friends with Tyga's baby mama Blac Chyna. "Kylie's a baby. She needs to go to bed at 7 o'clock and relax. It's ridiculous..." Khloe fired back on Twitter to defend her sister, writing, "Please don't worry about my sister who has a career and her sh*t together at ONLY 17. People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones," Khloe proceeded to call out Rose for becoming a stripper at just 15-years-old.

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    Iggy Azalea vs. Snoop Dogg

    After Snoop Dogg poked fun of Iggy Azalea in an Instagram post, Iggy reportedly responded in a tweet (which was deleted) by calling Snoop "mean." But the Dogg didn't stop there. He posted more memes, comparing Iggy to Marlon Wayans' character in the film White Chicks and told Iggy to "cool out" in another post. Iggy addressed the feud on Twitter, writing that she only had a problem with the first meme Snoop posted, which was the image of a man. It read: Iggy Azalea No Make Up. She also noted that Snoop's post shocked her because he acts differently when he's face to face with her.

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    Taylor Swift vs. Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj was mad at MTV (and the industry) for not nominating her "Anaconda" music video for Video of the Year at the 2015 MTV VMAs, so she went on one long Twitter rant and made some subtle digs at "other girls." Swift caught wind of the rant and fired back, telling the MC that she has done nothing but love and support her from the beginning. Even though Minaj insisted that she wasn't talking about her, the whole thing blew up the Internet, resulting in Taylor Swift's short and sweet apology just a few days later.

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    Lil' Wayne vs. Scooter Braun

    Lil Wayne took shots at Scooter Braun in defense of Lil Twist. Weezy heard Scooter was running his mouth about Justin Bieber's buddy, and recorded a message with a few choice words for Braun. Part of his message included, "Anything you got to say, when you see me, say it to my motherf***in' face."

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    Floyd Mayweather vs. T.I.

    The rapper and pro boxer reportedly got into a fight while in Las Vegas over Memorial Day Weekend this year. The altercation was reportedly about T.I.'s wife Tiny, and as to who threw the first punch - both sides are telling different stories. In fact, T.I. announced he was done talking about the matter.

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    Kanye West vs. Jimmy Kimmel

    After Jimmy Kimmel spoofed a BBC Kanye West interview, the rapper took to Twitter to deliver an epic rant on the matter. The two eventually made up after Kanye was a guest on Jimmy's show. Kimmel even said, "We had a big dumb fight on Twitter but he was nice enough to come on tonight."

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    Kendrick Lamar vs. Rappers he dissed in Big Sean's song "Control"

    After Big Sean released his track "Control," the hip hop world exploded when they heard Kendrick Lamar's much-talked about verse. The rap basically gave off the idea that Kendrick was trying to kill (figuratively) his competition. Several of his rap buddies were less than amused to say the least.

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    Donald Sterling vs. The NBA

    The NBA was shocked and appalled after private recordings of Sterling making racist comments surfaced. Although he apologized, claimed he had "made a terrible mistake," and denied he is racist, he was eventually banned from the NBA due to the matter.

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    Donald Sterling vs. Rappers

    After private recordings of Sterling making racist comments surfaced, much (if not all) of the hip hop community and beyond were appalled. Several rappers voiced their opinions via video and social media, calling out the former Clippers owner and expressing their opinion on the matter and Sterling himself.

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    Chris Brown vs. Frank Ocean

    The two rappers were famously involved in brawl outside of a Los Angeles Studio, which was allegedly over a parking space. After the incident, Frank tweeted "got jumped by chris and a couple guys. lol. i only wish everest [his dog] was there."

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    Drake vs. Chris Brown

    While at W.I.P. nightclub in New York City, the rappers and their crews got into a huge fight. The brawl was so bad that bottles were allegedly thrown. Chris posted a photo the next day of him sporting a bloody gash on this chin. There was buzz at the time that the two were feuding over Rihanna.

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    Nicki Minaj vs. Iggy Azalea

    After an article surfaced in Forbes claiming that Iggy Azalea's quick rise in the charts has been putting her on top while Nicki remained "oddly quiet for months," Queen Barb spoke up. During an interview with "The Breakfast Club," Nicki said, "All Forbes needs to worry about is my finances and when I’m going to be selling Myx Fusions for $250 million. That’s all they need to worry about. We rely on hip-hop connoisseurs and blogs for that kind of information. So we appreciate it, but no thank you."

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    Katy Perry vs. Chief Keef

    The Chicago rapper threatened to "smack" Katy Perry on Twitter after the pop star referenced one of his songs. She tweeted that title "I Hate Being Sober" caused her to "have serious doubt for the world." Keef responded by saying, "Dat b---- Katy Perry Can Suck Skin Off my D---." He continued, "I'll smack The S--- out her."

    Katy apologized after tweeting, "Mr. Keef! I'm sorry if I offended you. I heard a lot of people guesting on the song & didn't even know it was you in particular." She went on, "I'm a fan of your 'Don't Like' video tbh. I was really just having a general opinion on our generations desire to be constantly intoxicated."

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    Nicki Minaj vs. Mariah Carey

    This was an all out diva vs. diva war and we all had the pleasure of witnessing it on television. It all started during their judging stints on "American Idol." Carey was told that she'd be the only female judge on season 12 of the reality competition and it all just snowballed from there. The two even got into a showdown and briefly shut down the show's auditions in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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    Kanye West vs. Ray J

    Kanye West may be married to Kim Kardashian now, but before the couple tied the knot, Ray J let the world know that he "Hit It First" via a song of the same name.

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    Kenya Moore vs. Porsha Williams

    While filming the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" reunion special this year, Kenya and Porsha were involved in the brawl of the century in a full-blown, hair-pulling, body dragging fight. Porsha felt bullied by Kenya, and after the scuffle, Porsha was eventually arrested and released on a simple battery misdemeanor charge."

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    The Notorious BIG vs. Tupac Shakur

    This is undoubtedly the biggest feud in hip hop to date. It's a battle of east coast vs. west coast and ended horribly in 1996 with the murder of Tupac, and Biggie only a year later.

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    Foxy Brown vs. Lil Kim

    This goes far beyond the term "cat fight." Over a decade ago, the girls took shots at each other on songs they were featured on, and the beef only intensified when actual shots were fired between crews. It all went down when the two ran into each other outside of a New York radio station. Any effort to make peace has been unsuccessful.

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    Nicki Minaj vs. Lil Kim

    Nicki Minaj has consistently taken shots at the veteran rapper several times in her plenty of her songs, causing Lil Kim to feel disrespected. Many rap titans have encouraged the girls to respect one another so they can all 'rap together' peacefully.

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    Jay-Z vs. Nas

    The two New York rappers attacked one another lyrically through song, starting over a decade ago. However, in 2005 the two hip-hop heavyweights made peace and have since then even collaborated with one another.

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    Rick Ross vs. Young Jeezy

    The rappers got into a scuffle backstage at this year's BET Awards.

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    Jay-Z vs. R. Kelly

    On a 2004 tour together, the feud hit a high point at Madison Square Garden in New York when Kelly stopped his performance after he noticed two people in the audience with weapons, and claimed that he was attacked with pepperspray by a member in Jay-Z's camp. After being kicked off the tour Kells filed a lawsuit against Jigga man.

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    50 Cent vs. Fat Joe

    It was a war of words after 50 released his song 'Piggy Bank', which was a blow to Joe. The big guy fired back with a track of his own and a magazine interview, adding fuel to the fire.

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    Ja Rule vs. 50 Cent

    The two have gone head to head over a few different things, but back in 2000, 50 fought with the Murder Inc. camp in New York suffering three stab wounds. Naturally, the rappers conitinued to take shots at each other via their music, failing to resolve their issues.

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    Ice Cube vs. NWA

    Ice Cube's decision to leave NWA in the late 80s started a battle of words between the rapper and his former group. The feud hit a high point when NWA member Eazy-E shot manager Jerry Heller.

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    T.I. vs. Lil Flip

    Beginning in 2004, the feud eventually led to both rapper's crews fighting in a Houston fast-food parking lot. Prior to the brawl, Flip said some nasty comments about T.I. while in prison. T.I. fired back at Flip onstage, causing Flip to make threats against his son.

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    Canibus vs. LL Cool J

    The conflict between these two started in the late 90s after LL failed to remove a line (as promised) responding to Canibus, appearing on the track '4, 3 , 2, 1'. Canibus struck back by defaming the rapper in another recorded track, escalating a lyrical war between the two.

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    Jadakiss vs. 50 Cent -

    Featured on one of Ja Rule's tracks in 2004, Jadakiss took a shot at 50 Cent, causing the rapper to fire back with another song. Jada continued the lyrical fight with four songs attacking 50, before the feud dissipated.

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    Chief Keef vs. Lupe Fiasco

    The two exchanged words on Twitter because of street violence, especially after a young rapper's unfortunate death. At a live show Fiasco made an apology to Keef for the comments he made.

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    50 Cent vs. The Game

    Rapper Game and 50 threw a punches at each other, through the use of photos, when Game featured the rapper's group G-Unit dressed as Ghostbusters on his mixtape. The two also fought over their documentary, and the battle resulted in a brawl involving guns outside of a New York radio station, after Game was kicked out of G-Unit.

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    Soulja Boy vs. Ice T

    The feud began when the veteran rapper took a shot at Soulja on a mixtape, attacking the young rapper's talent. Soulja Boy responded with a YouTube video in retaliation. Ice-T said he was sorry for the brutal words but made it clear he is still not a fan of Soulja's record.

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    DJ Mustard vs. YG Even though YG and DJ Mustard produced one of 2014's best with My Krazy Life, they started talking crap about each other over money issues right before heading into 2015. Thankfully, the two squashed the short-lived beef with Mustard admitting that it was simply the result of some miscommunication.

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    Rihanna vs. TLC TLC's Chilli and T-Boz made some disparaging comments about Rihanna's use of sex appeal during an interview with "Sunrise Australia," so Riri retaliated by changing her Twitter header photo to an old school shot of the group topless. Later on, TLC denied that they were specifically talking about Rihanna and instead making a general statement.

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    Diddy vs. Drake Drake and Diddy went at it when Diddy put his hands on the MC outside of a Miami nightclub because he felt some kind of way over a record. However, TMZ reported that the duo squashed the beef via phone because they realized that they had plenty of industry events on their schedules and their paths were bound to cross again.

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