5 Rappers Who’ve Beefed With Radio Personalities
Dame Dash’s inflammatory remarks about key music industry figures is still burning bridges. Former Def Jam executive Joie Manda recently responded to Dame calling him a “culture vulture.” And Hot 97’s DJ Funk Flex questioned Dame’s claims while on air, arguing that Def Jam put millions of dollars behind the Roc.
Public Enemy frontman Chuck D also joined the mix, claiming that Hot 97’s Summer Jam represents a “sloppy representation” of New York hip-hop. Hot 97 host Peter Rosenberg fired back, stating that no one appointed Chuck D president of hip-hop. Rosenberg also questioned Chuck D’s support for the culture.
Of course, radio personalities and rappers are known to bump heads. Check out this list of rappers who’ve had beef with their local DJs.