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KENDRICK SNAPS ON NEW METRO BOOMIN, FUTURE TRACK, DEBUTS AT #1 ON U.S. SPOTIFY

You won't believe what Kendrick just did. The Compton rapper snapped hard on his new collab with Future and Metro Boomin, taking direct shots at Drake and J. Cole. We all know the two of them make up the so-called "big three" along with K. Dot, but he's calling them out for sneak dissing and claiming there's only one top dog now - him. Kendrick goes in over the beat, referencing PTSD and threats to drop locations over all the supposed shade. He even calls Cole by name, while Drake gets called "Aubrey." Shots fired! Now we wait to see if Drizzy or Cole will dare respond. Future, Metro Boomin and Kendrick Lamar's "Like That" debuts at #1 on the U.S. Spotify chart with 3.73. million streams. It earns the biggest debut of the year.


Kendrick Lamar Calls Out Drake and J. Cole on "Like That"

On the track "Like That," Kendrick takes direct aim at Drake and J. Cole, dismissing the notion of a "big three" in hip hop and proclaiming himself the lone star at the top. "Muthaf the big three, na, it's just big me," he asserts.


Kendrick mocks Drake's album "For All the Dogs" and references Stephen King's horror novel "Pet Sematary" with the line, "N***a, bum, 'fore all your dogs gettin' buried/ That's a K with all these nines, he gon' see Pet Sematary." The threatening imagery suggests Kendrick's ready to bury his competition.


These disses come after months of subtle shots exchanged between the three rappers over who deserves the "greatest of all time" title. On their hit single "First Person Shooter," J. Cole compared himself to Muhammad Ali, calling himself, Kendrick and Drake "the big three." Drake fired back, claiming "it's just you and Cole."


With his blistering verse on "Like That," Kendrick makes it clear he's not interested in sharing the spotlight. The Compton rapper is staking his claim as the undisputed king of hip hop, dismissing J. Cole and Drake's past boasts as delusional power grabs. For Kendrick's fans, this reaffirms his position as the greatest rapper alive. For Drake and J. Cole's fans, the gauntlet has been thrown down. The battle for hip hop's throne has begun.


K. Dot References "Big Three" and Claims He's the Best

Kendrick wasted no time getting straight to the point on this track. He called out Drake and J. Cole for their "sneak dissin'" and referenced their hit song "First Person Shooter", claiming "I hope they came with three switches". It's clear Kendrick isn't here to play games.


Kendrick made it very clear that in his eyes, there is no "big three" - it's just him at the top. "Think I won’t drop the location? I still got PTSD/ Muthafuck the big three, n-gga, it’s just big me," he confidently spits. You have to respect Kendrick's self-assurance and belief in his own abilities. When you're widely considered one of the greatest rappers of all time, you've earned the right to that confidence.


The Compton rapper ended his verse by threatening to unleash violence on Drake, warning "’fore all your dogs gettin’ buried/ That’s a K with all these nines, he gon’ see Pet Sematary”. This ominous reference to Stephen King's horror novel suggests that Kendrick has something frightening in store for his rival.


Between calling out the “big three”, bragging about his own success and threatening violence, Kendrick pulled no punches on this track. He reminded us all why he's considered hip hop's top dog and left no doubt about his standing in the rap game. The King is back - all hail King Kendrick.


Lamar Takes Shots at Drake's New Album and References "Pet Sematary"

In his latest verse, Kendrick directly calls out Drake and his 2023 album “For All the Dogs.” K. Dot implies that Drake's dogs, slang for close friends or associates, won’t make it out alive. “N-gga, bum, ‘fore all your dogs gettin’ buried/ That’s a K with all these nines, he gon’ see Pet Sematary,” Kendrick raps.


The Pet Sematary reference seemingly suggests that Kendrick has the power to bring Drake’s friends back from the dead, much like the supernatural cemetery in Stephen King’s horror novel. However, they would return as evil versions of themselves. It appears K. Dot is sending a warning to Drake that if he comes for Kendrick and his camp, the “Like That” rapper will retaliate swiftly.


Kendrick also takes aim at the notion of “the big three,” dismissing Drake and J. Cole's claims to the throne. “Think I won’t drop the location? I still got PTSD/ Muthafuck the big three, n-gga, it’s just big me,” he asserts. According to Kendrick, he is operating on another level that Drake and Cole can't touch. Their lyrical sparring and subliminal shots don't seem to faze him.


In the span of just 16 bars, Kendrick Lamar establishes himself as the lone king of hip hop. He won't entertain the idea of sharing the crown with anyone else. Drake and J. Cole's mentions of "the big three" and debates over the G.O.A.T. title have been duly noted by K. Dot. However, if his verse on "Like That" is any indication, Kendrick couldn't care less about their claims. He's only concerned with cementing and defending his own legacy. Kendrick's fiery bars suggest this won't be the last we hear from him on the topic. The battle for hip hop's throne is on.


You gotta hand it to Kendrick for speaking his mind. He's not holding back or biting his tongue - the man is making big claims about being the #1 top dog in rap right now. Whether you agree with him or not, you can't deny K. Dot came hard with those shots at Drake and Cole. He's staking his claim at the throne and challenging anyone to step up. The big three just became the big one according to Kendrick. He's letting the game know it's his time to shine solo at the mountaintop. We'll have to wait and see how Drizzy and Cole respond, if they do. For now, seems like Kendrick's got that #1 spot on lock in his mind. The gauntlet's been thrown down. Let the rap battles commence!

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