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Did Leonard Cohen Just Start Beef with Kanye From Beyond the Grave?

By Mustafa Gatollari

I know that rap beefs are, for the most part, fake or drummed up in order to create hype and drama that'll help both artists sell records. I get that, I understand that it's clever marketing, and in a way kind of lame.

As a wise person on the internet once said, and I'm paraphrasing: diss tracks are just two grown men sitting alone in rooms writing poems about one another. When you put it like that, it's kind of lame.

However, there's a beautiful, raw shallowness to the whole thing when you see just how freely someone can go in on an individual. Yes, diss tracks are negative and might be uncomfortable to listen to for some people, but there's a reason why rap beefs get so much press: because we eat it up.