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How Social Media Amplified the Drake-Kendrick Rap Beef

How Social Media Amplified the Drake-Kendrick Rap Beef

Update: 2024-05-16
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What can we learn from the first great rap battle of the streaming age? Like the ones that came before, the recent rap beef between Kendrick Lamar and Drake is defined by lyrical dexterity and sheer intensity. But UNLIKE past battles this one was remarkable for its speed. Both rappers released songs within hours and even minutes of each other. Audie talks with CNN Entertainment Reporter Lisa Respers France about this moment, and how social media pushed this beef to a fever pitch. 

 

Read Lisa’s reporting on the feud : 

Kendrick Lamar and Drake gave us an epic hip-hop beef weekend. Here’s what to know 

Questlove was not happy with Drake and Kendrick Lamar’s beef: ‘Nobody won the war’ 

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How Social Media Amplified the Drake-Kendrick Rap Beef

How Social Media Amplified the Drake-Kendrick Rap Beef

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