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Damian Lillard & Shaquille O’Neal are Exchanging Diss Records for Some Reason

Damian Lillard & Shaquille O’Neal are Exchanging Diss Records for Some Reason

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The “beef” stems from Lillard’s appearance on the Joe Budden Podcast, where he claimed to be a better rapper.

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In early September Damian Lillard (aka Dame D.O.L.L.A.) appeared on the Joe Budden Podcast, where he suggested Shaquille O’Neal’s rap career was little more than a novelty act.

“I think I rap better than Shaq,” he said. “I think he was viewed as Shaq. People [weren’t] looking at him like he was a real rapper. They was like, ‘That’s Shaq rapping,’ so of course it was a big deal.”

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Weeks later, Shaq responded with a four-minute diss track, rapping over “What’s the Difference,” flipping JAY-Z’s infamous jab at 50 Cent, saying “I’m trying to get a billion, who gives a fuck about a dollar?”

Lillard quickly responded by tweeting a track of his own, adding “Ok I’m going to practice now…”

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