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From "First Person Shooter" To "Not Like Us" All The Drake And Kendrick Diss Tracks In Order

It's hard to keep up with the Drake and Kendrick Lamar beef. So, here is a list of all of the diss tracks released by the rappers in order.

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Jun. 20 2024, Published 10:22 a.m. ET

The feud between Kendrick Lamar and Drake has reached a boiling point. The pair have been throwing shots at one another for nearly a decade, but they took things a step further in 2024 – prompting what some have referred to as the best rap beef of the year.

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Both Kendrick and Drake have levied serious accusations against the other, leaving fans to question what is true about the hip-hop titans.

Here is a detailed list of the songs released during the beef.

It all started with ‘First Person Shooter.’

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Rapper's Drake and J. Cole attend First Down Friday at Sensu

Despite previously throwing shots at one another, Drake and Kendrick’s relationship seemed cordial. The pair collaborated on the 2012 song, “Poetic Justic,” but their friendship went south sometime after that.

Then Drake and J. Cole dropped “First Person Shooter.” In the song, Cole raps, “Love when they argue the hardest MC / Is it K-Dot? Is it Aubrey? Or me? / We the big three like we started a league.”

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Kendrick slammed Drake and J. Cole in ‘Like That.’

Kendrick was not happy being compared to Cole and Drake, and he made his feelings known in the verse for Future and Metro Boomin’s “Like That.”

“Motherf--k the big three, n---a, it's just big me,” Kendrick raps on the song. After the Los Angeles MC’s remarks, the feud was officially reignited.

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Drake goes hard with two freestyles aimed at Kendrick.

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On April 19, Drake officially fired his first direct shot at Kendrick. He released “Push Ups” and “Taylor Made Freestyle,” slamming Kendrick for his short height and size 7 shoe.

However, hip-hop fans did not receive Drake’s diss track favorably. Many slammed him for attempting to drag Kendrick for his physical appearance.

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“Drake Made fun of Kendrick Height and Shoe Size. But Kendrick Lamar literally verbally destroyed his entire existence,” one person tweeted.

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Kendrick takes two weeks to respond but “Euphoria” is worth it.

It took a few weeks, but Kendrick finally hit back at Drake with “Euphoria,” and it shook up the internet. In the song, Kendrick slams Drake’s privileged upbringing, fake persona, and for seeking out features from black artists. “How many more Black features 'til you finally feel that you're Black enough? / I like Drake with the melodies, I don't like Drake when he act tough,” Kendrick raps.

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Kendrick continues his tirade with ‘6:16 in LA’

Days after Kendrick dropped “Euphoria,” he released an additional diss track. In “6:16 in LA,” Kendrick takes even more shots at the Canadian pop star, accusing him of being a bully.

Meanwhile, music lovers suggested Kendrick was destroying Drake in their rap battle. “One thing is undeniable. Kendrick’s beats have been sweeping Drakes if we being real. 6:16 in LA beat is magical,” one person tweeted.

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Drake fired back with ‘Family Matters.’

Drake fired back at Kendrick's criticism in "Family Matters," accusing K. Dot of abusing his spouse, infidelity, and suggesting that his longtime manager, Dave Free, may be the father of one of the children he shares with Whitney Alford.

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Kendrick took a personal shot at Drake with ‘Meet the Grahams.’

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Drake and Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick wasted no time responding to the claims made in “Family Matters.” He quickly released “Meet the Grahams,” exposing Drake’s alleged personal problems.

In the song, Kendrick claims Drake secretly fathered a daughter.

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Kendrick seemingly wins the beef with his track "Not Like Us."

Kendrick doubled down on his Drake attack, with a track released on May 4 called “Not Like Us.” The song has an infectious beat, and fans can’t get enough of it.

Kendrick went on to perform the song FIVE times in a row at his "The Pop Out: Ken and Friends” concert in Los Angeles held on Juneteenth.

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‘The Heart Part 6’ signals the end of the feud... for now.

Drake escalated the feud by dropping the melancholic diss track "The Heart Part 6," a clear nod to Kendrick's ongoing series of tracks, notably 2022's "The Heart Part 5."

"Speakin' of anything with a child, let's get to that now / This Epstein angle was the s--t I expected / TikTok videos you collected and dissected,” Drake raps.

Only time will tell if the feud between Drake and Kendrick will continue.

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