On the day after Thanksgiving, Mase shares “The Oracle,” a four-minute track where he’s going in on Cam for his questionable practices and behavior. Mase isn’t channeling Pastor Mason Betha or Mase of the shiny suit era, this is Mase raw and uncut.
Some scathing lines worth highlighting:
“Ever since 10 you was a thirst n***a/And I ain’t gone talk about the time you fuck your sister”
“You always play the sucker part/Where was all that Rico shit when you left Jim in Rucker Park?”
“I’m the pretty n***a, wrist litty, sunwear/Diplomat only meaning that you ain’t from here/You had a run here but y’all n***as is done here/All these pretty women and y’all n***as bringing guns here/You way pass the gun line/Every time you talk of me you sound like one time”
“I know you need money I get it/I know your digital sells I know about your digits I know Sony Red don’t want to see your shit distribute/I know it's crickets so fuck it use my name so they can click it/I made you, I raised you, why would I play you/When you dealing with this power n***a Flex can’t save you”
“Now you can tell Dave East, ASAP Mob whatever you want/The whole hood know I’m the origin”
“Any n***a ever got diplomatic immunity was n***as who ratted/Or wanna snitch on their community”
If we had to guess what warranted such a diss from Mase, it probably stems from Cam’ron airing him out on Instagram Live in March about becoming a pastor.
“See that’s what Mase did. Mase went real wild. ‘You know what? I’m gonna just start saying I’m in church.’ Mase took it too far though — started preaching and all that shit. I see what he was doing with that shit. He’s like, ‘You know what? Ni**as ain’t gonna motherfucking harass me if I’m in church. That’s what Mase did. He said, ‘Yo, they can’t beef with me, they can’t ask me for nothing. I’m gonna throw on the Rev. Run collar and get the fuck out of here. Fuck that.”
“Can’t even get mad at Mase. You know why Let me tell you something. I used to be mad at Mase because I was younger than Mase. But, I know ni**as 28, 29, 30 that can’t handle having $10 million. That ni**a Mase was 22 years old with $10 million, my ni**a. He went triple-platinum when he was 21 years old, my ni**a, that’s a lot to handle.”
“Mase wasn’t coming outside — that shit just got a little aggressive. You go triple platinum, shit gonna get aggressive. Ni**a said, ‘Fuck it man, you know what? It’s a lot of violence going on around me. I’m gonna take these chips I got and I’m going to church.’ And I used to be mad at him about it, but hey, I see where he’s coming from. I wouldn’t go that far where he went, but I see the play. I see the play, I see what he was doing.”
More recently, Cam aired out Mase on "It's Killa" off The Program, where he shared a story about a situation that Mase got in years back and how he felt disrespected after helping out.
Got this ni**a home and he passed me a hundo ($100 dollars?!)
Told him straight up I ain't feeling him
Let me curve this ni**a 'fore I end up killing him
I watched him play Pop Lotti against Baby Maine
At this time I'm moving heroin in Maryland
They both died and this n***a turned reverend!
Of course, there could also be deeply rooted issues between the two Harlem legends that the public doesn’t know about. The two famously collaborated on Cam's "Horse & Carriage" off 1998's Confessions of Fire, and they were once in a group called Children of the Corn with Big L, Herb McGruff, and Derek "Bloodshed" Armstead. Whatever the reason is, Mase came with some heat.
"Good morning to u to betha...lol, Let's play ni**a.. 😘," he writes in response on Instagram. Will Cam clap back?
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