Pusha-T has some serious… beef.
The rapper has teamed up with Arby’s to drop a short track dissing McDonald’s and one of its most popular sandwiches — the Filet-O-Fish.
The rap is in support of Arby’s Crispy Fish sandwich. On the track Pusha raps:
“I’m the reason the whole world love it/Now I gotta crush it/Filet-O-Fish is shit and you should be disgusted/How dare you sell a square fish asking us to trust it/A half slice of cheese, Mickey D’s on a budget?
Arby’s Crispy Fish is simply it/With lines ’round the corner we might need a guest list/Exit stage left the sandwiches taste fresh/A little cube of fish from a clown is basic.”
In true Pusha style, the rapper caps the verse with a veiled cocaine reference.
Pusha-T has a long history with McDonald’s. In 2003, he wrote one of McDonald’s most famous jingles, “I’m Loving it.” However, the rapper doesn’t see any publishing from it. In a 2018 interview with Drink Champs he talked about the deal, saying he “took a super L.” He said:
“Just upfront, no publishing. Shoutout to [former music executive] Steve Stoute, he gave me the check and I was like ‘Ahhh great’… I want artists to know that part. Keep your publishing. That check will be nice, but ‘I’m Lovin’ It’ been running for how long now? I did This in ’03. Who knows what it would have been.”
We’re sure Pusha has learned from his mistakes.
Interestingly enough, there has been a rise of rappers doing collaborations with various fast food franchise. Travis Scott and Saweetie had collaborations with McDonald’s. Megan Thee Stallion has her own sauce at Popeyes, while Jack Harlow teamed up with KFC. Oh, and Nelly did something with Burger King.
Looks like Mary J. Blige was ahead of the curve once again.
Fox has given two-season renewals to animated favorites The Simpsons, Family Guy and Bob's Burgers… Read More
In an interview with The Art of Dialogue, longtime G.O.O.D. Music act Consequence accused Pusha… Read More
Written by Karmeryn Alexa Carter, a book on 2020 Erykah Badu album New Amerykah Part Two… Read More
Styles P and Lil Yachty have dropped projects on this New Music Friday. Additional releases… Read More
While on Jimmy Kimmel Live! promoting his new Netflix film You People, Eddie Murphy discussed… Read More
Days after announcing her debut solo album In Pieces, Chlöe released new single and music… Read More