Rapper Canibus Disses J. Cole
Rapper Canibus has released a song dissing Roc Nation rapper, and our friend, J. Cole.
Prior to today I have never heard of Canibus and I attribute that to my limited history on rap music. However, after doing some research and asking around Canibus is very well known in the rap community and is regarded as one of the best underground artists.
What’s strange about this diss is that Cole considers Canibus his favorite artist and has publicly announced that. What is even more strange is the reasoning behind Can’s diss song towards Jay-Z’s protege. Here’s what Canibus said on Facebook via HipHopDX:
Cole might say he does this to pay homage, but in reality, by him playing my older material owned by my former label dating back to 1998, subsequently overlooking my current works and contributions which directly benefit me now, he is treating me less like an artist that has, and continues to contribute, influence, and inspire an even younger generation of MC’s coming up, and more like an artist that has physically passed on already.
So to sum up, Can is dissing Cole because Cole hasn’t come out publicly to say he likes Can’s newer music. Canibus might be most known because of his feuds with LL Cool J, Eminem, Royce Da 5’9″, and Joe Budden. Eminem’s response to Can’s disses can be heard on a track called “Can I Bitch.” The song is funny and many view it as funny and not serious because Em doesn’t take his disses seriously. Which to me if anyone disses Eminem, they deserve to take the heat that follows because Em is one of the best hands down.
It’s very well possible that Canibus is releasing this to gain some attention towards his new music and help some album sales, I don’t know. I went on a few hip-hop websites that feature this song and Can has overwhelmingly received negative feedback on this song. Regardless, we have the song for you, take a listen and let us know what you think!
Canibus – “J Clone”
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