Beef is so rampant in hip-hop that it's impossible to remember them all. The advent of social media has resulted in beef so frequent that the general response to new rap feuds is one of apathy. But it wasn't always like that. There was a time when beef was one of the most exciting parts of the genre, inspiring high moments of wit and lyricism.

However, all of those conflicts aren't seared into everyone's memory, say, the way Nas and Jay-Z's battle is—until now. We're taking a look back at the under-the-radar rap beefs that didn't make much impact beyond UStream or whispered-about subliminals. Continue reading for a breakdown of 25 crucial and forgotten about hip-hop beefs.

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