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Kanye West fans the flames in beef with J. Cole

‘You can’t run now. It’s you also’ West said of his coming for J. Cole in addition to Drake
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Kanye West (Photo credit: / Liam Goodner)

Kanye West is doubling down on his taunting of J. Cole in the wake of his surprise guest verse dissing Cole and Drake on the remix of Future and Metro Boomin’s hit “Like That.”

While sitting down with Justin Laboy on The Download podcast, the Chicago native gave his very strong opinion on Cole apologizing to Kendrick Lamar for the since deleted diss record, “7 Minute Dill” and his alliance with Drake on their hit “First Person Shooter” and it’s subsequent tour.

“F— all that p—y s—,” Ye proclaimed. “F— all that s—. Because, like that n—- J. Cole went on tour with Drake, he know what it is. Like, n—-, you can’t run now. It’s you also.”

The beef between the former collaborators dates back to 2016 when the Dreamville boss released a scathing song that many believed to be about West.

“I don’t listen to J. Cole … I just heard he had a song called ‘False [Prophets]’ and somebody told me it’s halfway about me,” West said.

Just two days after dropping “7 Minute Drill,” Cole took to the stage at his Dreamville Festival and issued a heartfelt public apology to Lamar saying that the beef didn’t sit well with his spirit.

“I was conflicted because I know my heart and I know how I feel about my peers, these two n—–s that I’m blessed to even stand beside in this game and let alone chase their greatness,” Cole told the captivated crowd. “I felt conflicted because I know I don’t really feel no way. But the world want to see blood. I moved in a way that, spiritually, I feel bad.”

Though the majority of hip-hop as a collective have all voiced disapproval of Cole’s apology, there is at least one person who appreciated the gesture. As unlikely as it may seem, Punch Henderson of Kendrick’s TDE camp spoke highly of Cole’s decision to humbly walk back the track.

“Cole is a very genuine guy. I respect it,” Punch said. “We often give in to external pressures and outside influences and act out of out own character. It’s rare to have enough heart to make the correction. It didn’t align with HIM so he fixed it in the same manner he engaged. Salute.”

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