beef by August Prum October 27, 2017
Folks, we got Shaq beef.
After Michael Dapaah, aka Big Shaq, captured our hearts and minds with his bars in ‘Fire in the Booth’ a couple months ago, dude has become legitimate star.
With firey bars and very good temperature control (mans not hot), Big Shaq has parlayed his ‘Fire in the Booth’ appearance into a music video and interviews with Ebro and Jimmy Fallon.
I mean, who can resist the ingenious wordplay of:
“The ting goes skrrrahh, pap, pap, ka-ka-ka
Skibiki-pap-pap, and a pu-pu-pudrrrr-boom
Big Shaq is a true talent.
Big Shaq has obviously garnered a lot of attention since dropping that fire in the booth. Now, the real Shaq, as in Shaquille O’Neal, has dropped a diss track aimed at the up-and-coming UK emcee.
In “Mans Not Hot”, Shaq teams up with Toronto rapper ShaqIsDope (there’s a lot of Shaqs here, try to keep up) to aim a diss track at Big Shaq.
O’Neal reminds everyone that he is the original,
“There’s a lot of people that are named after me — Shaquille, Shaq. But keep in mind… there’s only one Big Shaq. It is I … the originator, the dominator, the creator.”
Shaq is completely right in this case. His fame actually bred an entire generation of kids named Shaquille.
Regardless, Big Shaq then came back at the og Shaq while at Bleacher Report, spitting some brazy bars, well actually more like spoken word bars, taking shots at the former Lakers center.
The beef is so real.
Hopefully all of the various Shaqs involved can sit down and resolve their differences. There’s room enough for multiple Shaqs!
Mans never hot.