Kanye Shares Smokepurpp's "Lift Yourself" Remix and Shouts Out J. Cole

"I'm posting this but not as a diss to J. Cole."

Just when we thought Kanye West’s “Lift Yourself” track couldn’t get any weirder.

Shortly after West premiered the apparent troll record on social media, he directed his followers to a remixed version by Smokepurpp.

'Ye posted a link to the track via Twitter on Saturday night with a brief but very necessary disclaimer: “I'm posting this but not as a diss to J Cole. I love J Cole. I also love where Purp took his flow.”

Lotta niggas been sayin' I ain't lyrical
So I'm 'bouta get real lyrical on this shit
[...] Ay, shoutout J. Cole too
You know what goin' on

Similar to 'Ye's original version, the track features Smokepurpp rapping gibberish lines, like: “Esskeetit, esskeetit, huh? Scooby-dooby-ba-boo 'Sskeetit, 'sskeetit, 'sskeetit, huh? 'Sskeetit, huh? 'sskeetit Scooby-dooby-ska-ska." However, the Miami artist also delivers some coherent bars that include a shouto-out to Cole, who is believed to have referenced Smoke in his new track "1985."

You can listen to the remix here.

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