Top 10 Greatest Hip Hop Beefs & Feuds
LL Cool J vs. Kool Moe Dee: In the late '80s, LL Cool J and Kool Moe Dee engaged in a feud that showcased their lyrical skills.
Eminem vs. Machine Gun Kelly: Eminem and Machine Gun Kelly's feud in 2018 brought the art of diss tracks back into the mainstream.
Common vs. Ice Cube: Common's feud with Ice Cube in the '90s resulted in diss tracks like "The Bitch in Yoo" (Common) and "Westside Slaughterhouse" (Ice Cube.
Nicki Minaj vs. Cardi B: In the late 2010s, Nicki Minaj and Cardi B had a public feud that included physical altercations and diss tracks.
Ice Cube vs. N.W.A: Ice Cube's departure from N.W.A led to a heated feud. Cube's solo track "No Vaseline" is a legendary diss track that remains a defining moment in West Coast hip-hop.
Drake vs. Meek Mill: Drake and Meek Mill's feud in 2015 played out on social media and through diss tracks. Drake's "Back to Back" received widespread acclaim.
50 Cent vs. Ja Rule: 50 Cent and Ja Rule's feud in the early 2000s included diss tracks and personal attacks. 50 Cent's rise to prominence partly resulted from his victory in this feud.
Notorious B.I.G. vs. Tupac Shakur: The East Coast-West Coast feud between Biggie and Tupac is one of the most iconic in hip-hop history.
Pusha T vs. Drake: Pusha T and Drake's feud in 2018 led to the release of the diss track "The Story of Adidon" by Pusha T, which revealed personal information about Drake.
Jay-Z vs. Nas: Jay-Z and Nas engaged in a legendary feud in the early 2000s. Their diss tracks, "Takeover" (Jay-Z) and "Ether" (Nas), are considered classics.