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The Iggy Azalea–Azealia Banks Beef Now Involves T.I.

LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 17:  Rapper and actor Tip "T.I." Harris arrives at the after party for a screening of the movie "Takers" at Lagasse's Stadium at The Palazzo August 17, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The film opens nationwide in the United States on August 27.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Tip Harris

A few weeks back, when Australian up-and-comer Iggy Azalea became the first woman to land on a spot on XXL's Freshman Class cover, fellow emerging flower rapper Azealia Banks hopped on Twitter to voice her disapproval. ("How can you endorse a white woman who called herself a 'runaway slave master?'" went one complaint.  Azalea has since apologized for that lyric.) Iggy got asked about the beef during a joint Grand Hustle interview with T.I., and she was fairly diplomatic: "You have to work to have your own achievement, with all due respect." But T.I. noticed there was a microphone in front of his face and decided to weigh in, claiming he'd never heard "212" and then adding, "Strategically, if she really cares about a freshman cover maybe she could hope that she'll suck enough to get shelved and then next year when the freshman cover comes back around, maybe she'll still be a freshman." Then Azealia called him corny on Twitter. This is probably not over yet!

Photo: Ethan Miller/2010 Getty Images