10 Hip-Hop Beefs That Should Have Never Happened


In the words of the late-great Notorious B.I.G.:

“What’s beef? Beef is when you need two gats to go to sleep, Beef is when your moms ain’t safe up in the streets, Beef is when I see you, Guaranteed to be an ICU, one more time, What’s beef?”

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Classic beefs such as KRS-One vs MC Shan, Tupac vs. Biggie, Ice Cube vs. NWA, and of course Nas vs. Jay Z ignited the rap game and brought fans some of the greatest rap songs ever. However, not all beefs made sense. Publicity maybe? Boredom? Who really knows… 

We took a trip down memory lane to reminisce on some of the biggest beefs in hip-hop. Click next to view the 10 hip-hop beefs that really should have never happened.