Ye Weighs In on J. Cole's Kendrick Lamar Apology: 'F*ck All That P*ssy Sh*t'

The artist formerly known as Kanye West did not hold back with his response to Cole apologizing and withdrawing his response to K.Dot.

Three male artists: Ye in a black jacket, J. Cole in a striped shirt holding a mic, Kendrick Lamar in a suit with glasses
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Three male artists: Ye in a black jacket, J. Cole in a striped shirt holding a mic, Kendrick Lamar in a suit with glasses

Ye further fans the flames on the rap wars of 2024 with his thoughts on J. Cole.

While sitting down with Justin LaBoy for his new podcast The Download, Ye says he isn’t a fan of Cole apologizing for “7 Minute Drill,” the Dreamville head's since-deleted response to Kendrick Lamar’s scathing verse on Future and Metro Boomin’s “Like That.”

“Fuck all that pussy shit,” Ye told LaBoy. “Because it's like, that n***a, J. Cole went on tour [with] Drake. He know what it is. It's like, n***a, you can't run now, it’s you also.”

Ye speaks on J. Cole apologizing to Kendrick Lamar

"F*ck all that p*ssy sh*t."

— Complex Music (@ComplexMusic) April 22, 2024
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When LaBoy asked West if apologies are “allowed” in rap beef, Ye merely said, “I don’t know, man. I don't listen to J. Cole so I wouldn't even know. I just heard he had a song called ‘False Idols’ and somebody told me it's halfway about me.”

The song Ye is referring to is 2016's “False Prophets” where Cole expresses feelings of betrayal toward a Life of Pablo-era Kanye West:

There was a time when this n***a was my hero, maybe 
That's the reason why his fall from grace is hard to take 
'Cause I believed him when he said his shit was purer and he 
The type of n***a swear he real but all around him's fake 
The women, the dickriders, you know, the yes men 
Nobody with the balls to say somethin' to contest him 
So he grows out of control Into the person that he truly was all along, it's startin' to show

Long before the two had their falling out, Ye put Cole on “Looking for Trouble” as part of a G.O.O.D. Fridays drop in 2010. The track was also included on Cole’s Friday Night Lights mixtape as a bonus track, just one year before he dropped his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story.

Elsewhere in the interview, which has trickled out in snippets, Ye played his remix of “Like That” where he takes shots at both Drake and Cole.

“Everybody was very, very excited about the elimination of Drake—not excited, we was energized," Ye recalled of the atmosphere around creating the remix of the Hot 100 No. 1 hit.

The 46-year-old also told LaBoy that he would love to have a threesome with former First Lady Michelle Obama.

"Gotta fuck the president's wife!” said Ye before bursting with laughter.

Fans were able to gain access to the complete interview when it premiered on Monday on at 7 p.m. ET with the purchase of anything on the site.

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