The Kendrick Responses Are Rolling In

Kendrick Lamar performs onstage at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards at Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center on September 29, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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On the first day, Kendrick Lamar released an insta-classic verse (on Big Sean’s “Control”) calling out basically every rapper making headlines in 2013. On the second day, a bunch of other rappers released responses. There is already a Twitter account tracking the “Control” follow-ups, but here is a sampling for your edification and fake-rap-beef enjoyment. More to come, one assumes.

First up: Joell Ortiz, who is feeling more than a little territorial about Brooklyn.

Here’s Lupe Fiasco, who spent most of yesterday writing responses for other rappers. (Like, ones actually named in Kendrick’s verse.)

B.o.B would rather be playing guitar:

Kevin Hart’s alter-ego made an Instagram video:

Iman Shumpert just wants to stay on the Knicks:

One more from Cassidy:

And this is not a rap verse, but it’s funny:

Bonus Diddy response:

Photo: @iamdiddy
The Kendrick Responses Are Rolling In