Beefs within hip-hop have been around forever, and with rappers fighting for the throne, it’s clear that as new rappers emerge so will the drama.
The biggest of names of rap–Biggie, 2 Pac, Nas, Jay-Z, Common, Drake, Nicki, Kim–all have engaged in beefs to defend their honor and push some units. Newcomers to the rap game, Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks are no exception to the rule. While beefs once occurred in the booth, Iggy and Azealia have resorted to Twitter to battle for respect and hip-hop honors.
Amongst the two newest female rappers, who is the challenger and who is the contender? Iggy seems to be the perfect example of what hip-hop has become, while Azealia has the perfect story of how rap started and its original essence.