Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse still has hip-hop fans and rappers like A$AP Ferg in a frenzy. The “Shabba” rapper responded to Kendrick’s verse last night with the A$AP Mob on Funkmaster Flex with a gritty freestyle. Comparing himself to 50 Cent, Ferg spit: “I will fucking Ja Rule you boy” and even threw blows at Sherane. The slew of responses have only made the players of the rap game more competitive.
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