Big Daddy Kane On Current Battles: 'It's Not a Competitive Thing, It's More About Fact Checking'

Big Daddy Kane On Current Battles: 'It's Not a Competitive Thing, It's More About Fact Checking'

Published Wed, May 15, 2024 at 10:30 AM EDT

Big Daddy Kane was a guest on a recent episode of The Art of Dialogue, where he discussed the recent war of words between Kendrick Lamar and J Cole. Kane blames the fans of the battle for his lack of interest, rather than the artists themselves. "I was trying to keep up, but I kinda lost interest, it just wasn't exciting to me," said the "Ain't No Half Steppin'" MC.

"Not because of them two, but the fanbase," he continued. "It's not a competitive thing about who spit the better bars, but its fact checking to see who told the truth. If the line is dope and he dissed you, its dope, its that simple. Why are we trying to critique and decipher what was said? It's a battle, they're goin at each other, enjoy the music."

Kane, who is no stranger to battles revealed that he has said things in battles that weren't true. "In my days of battles I've said stuff about people that ain't true, but it was funny as hell and you laughed and enjoyed it. If that's how the younger generation looks at battles that their thing, and I hope they are enjoying, but its not for me. "

When asked what he felt about J. Cole backing out of the war of words Kane said that he understands. "I prefer J. Cole, I believe that he's the best MC of the current era," he shared. "I come from a time when 'I said what I said'.

We live in a different world, where people get cancelled for some of the dumbest shit. The world is super sensitive and emotional. People are built different today. I can respect that in this time period, it wouldn't have flown back in the day, but in this time I can respect that."

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