It was a calm Friday night in NYC on April 12. Calm that is, until Drake hopped on East Village Radio with Elliott Wilson to talk about his career, his love life, and Chris Brown. It was the shot heard around the world—"His insecurities are the reason I make better music than him...I'm more popping than him...At one point the woman he loves fell into my lap and I did what a real nigga would do and treated her with respect." Ouch.
Over the last decade, rappers have blown off steam during interviews almost as often as they do on their own songs. Whether it's a magazine cover or calling up Hot 97, there have been some harsh words thrown between rappers on-air and on the record. From Nas' rant on Power 105 in the midst of his beef with Jay-Z in 2002 to DMX telling Sway that Drake's voice sounds like a washing machine, here's A Recent History of Vicious Interview Disses in Rap.