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Heartbreak Beef

Definition: Beef Between exes
Example(s): Lauryn Hill vs. Wyclef

This type of beef is more prevlent is the realms of pop and rock than it is in rap. Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks going at each other on the same album! Carly Simon writing the most famous sublimal diss record in history about (it turns out) David Geffen. Taylor Swift and John Meyer sniping it out in song. But: it happens in rap, it happens everywher: two lovers stop being lovers. Warm feelings turn cold. An artist as talented as Lauryn Hill turns her heartbreak into rhymes. "What you throw out comes back to you, star/Never underestimate those who you scar/Cause karma, karma, karma comes back to you hard," she says. And the world learns again that hell hath no fury like that.

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