Pusha-T Links With Arby's for Playful Diss Track Aimed at McDonald's

The Filet-O-Fish sandwich gets called out in a new diss track of sorts from Pusha-T, who recently linked with a McDonald's fan for "Diet Coke."

Pusha T x Arby's x McDonald's situation

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Pusha T x Arby's x McDonald's situation

“How dare you sell a square fish, asking us to trust it?”

This question is among the playfully delivered jabs that together comprise the latest release from Pusha-T, i.e. his new offering with Arby’s. If the aforementioned lyrical excerpt didn’t make it clear enough, the collaborative endeavor here is indeed a diss track of sorts aimed at McDonald’s, home of the Filet-O-Fish.

See more from King Push—whose prior connections to McDonald’s musical history are well-documented—below.

The Pusha-T x Arby’s collab was first teased on social media in the days leading up to its Monday reveal, notably spurring a series of satirical sandwich suggestions. Of course, the collab also pairs interestingly with the Ye-featuring McDonald’s ad that debuted just last month

“I am solely responsible for the ’I’m Lovin‘ It’ swag and the jingle of that company,” Pusha told Rolling Stone. “That’s just real. I am the reason. Now I gotta crush it.”

He continued, “I did it at a very young age at a very young time in my career where I wasn’t asking for as much money and ownership. It’s something that’s always dug at me later in life like, ‘Dammit, I was a part of this and I should have more stake.’ It was like half a million or a million dollars for me and my brother — but that’s peanuts for as long as that’s been running. I had to get that energy off me, and this [ad] was the perfect way to get that energy like, ‘You know what? I’m over it.’”

Pusha went on to say that he’s “over” his Drake diss record “The Story of Adidon” when the subject was broached during his chat with RS.

“We had a good time [with ‘Adidon’], but I’m over it,” he said. “I’m the first-ever fish sandwich diss ever, and I should go down in history for that.”

With or without fast food feuds in tow, it’s a rewarding time to be a Pusha-T fan. This month alone, “Diet Coke” was given a snow-drenched Late Showupdate and Pusha connected with NIGO for the new single “Hear Me Clearly.” 

In February, Complex News’ 360 With Speedy Morman shared a nearly 40-minute sit-down with the Daytona artist featuring some insight on his upcoming new album. 

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“At the end of the day, you know, what I make is masterpieces when it comes to, like, street hip-hop,” Pusha said when detailing the record. “Nobody makes what I make when it comes to that. This particular album is half-produced by the Neptunes, half-produced by Kanye West. Nobody makes better music with those two entities than me, like, ever. And I’m gonna show you this time.”

A Jay-Z collab is expected to appear on the final tracklist, with Pusha saying in a recent Million Dollaz Worth of Gameinterview that the two worked on “something from my new album” together.

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