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5 Most Awkward Rap Beefs of All Time, Ranked

What. The. Fuck.
5 Most Awkward Rap Beefs of All Time

When it comes to rap’s most famous feuds, there’s a few that immediately come to mind:

Biggie vs. 2Pac.

JAY-Z vs. Nas.

Eminem vs. his mother.

Iggy Azalea vs. her Australian accent.

Rick Ross vs. vegetables.

And lately, everyone can’t stop talking about Pusha-T putting Drake in a body bag. But who cares? Who amongst us hasn’t fathered a son with a porn star, abandoned the child, kept him a secret, and built a career off of being a heartbroken, sensitive soul? I know I have. Twice.

The point is, we've forgotten some of the most entertaining beef in rap history. The unintentionally hilarious ones. The ones that should be in history books for children to study for decades to come.

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the five most awkward rap beefs of all time.

5. 50 Cent vs. Floyd Mayweather

In 2014, 50 bashed Money Mayweather for his alleged illiteracy, challenging Floyd to "a reading challenge," saying he'd give $750,000 to a charity of Floyd's choice if he could read a full page of The Cat in the Hat. Needless to say, Floyd didn’t oblige.

IF IT WENT FURTHER:

Mayweather vs. Dr. Suess would have been the biggest sporting event of the year, but it would have killed his undefeated record.

WHO WON:

Manny Pacquiao, somehow.

4. Kanye West vs. George W. Bush

A tale as old as time.

During a live charity telethon for Hurricane Katrina, Kanye dropped his infamous quotable "George Bush doesn't care about black people" next to a visibly nervous Mike Myers. Bush once said that this was "the worst moment of his presidency." Wait.... wasn't this dude president during 9/11??

IF IT WENT FURTHER:

Bush could have finally begun his rap career. He would have released his merciless Kanye diss track, with bars like "You interrupting Taylor and acting all zany / Fuck with me and you'll get shot in the face by Dick Cheney." (It took me seven months to write that.)

WHO WON:

Mike Myers, actually. That dude is still swimming in Shrek money as we speak.

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3. Soulja Boy vs. Mike Tyson

Last year, Chris Brown and Soulja Boy had beef and they were going to settle it in a boxing match (seriously). Floyd Mayweather was training Soulja Boy (seriously). And Tyson was training Chris Brown (seriously). Unfortunately, this historic bout never happened. I would have shelled out at least $500 for the pay-per-view.

Lucky for us, Iron Mike recorded a rap song dissing Soulja Boy and made a music video where a bunch of random hot girls sing it. It needs to be seen to be believed.

IF IT WENT FURTHER:

If "If You Show Up" somehow shot up to No. 1 on the charts, Mike would have begun a lucrative rap career, releasing a Platinum album with guest features from 50 Thent and Kanye Wetht.

WHO WON:

The hot dwarf woman in the video.

2. Mac Miller vs. Donald Trump

Back in 2011, Mac released a song called "Donald Trump," where he earnestly spits, "Take over the world when I'm on my Donald Trump shit." What was once an innocent, catchy banger eventually became a terrifying prophecy.

Mr. Trump himself was flattered by the name drop until the song picked up steam. Donald then sued Mac for royalties. Think about that for a second. We currently have a president who has actively held a long-term grudge against Mac Miller. What a time to be alive.

IF IT WENT FURTHER:

We'll be saying "President Miller" in two years.

WHO WON:

Definitely not America.

1. B.o.B vs. Neil deGrasse Tyson

This is it. The Holy Grail of hilarious, awkward rap beef. A defining moment for pop culture. The single greatest moment in music history.

A few years ago, B.o.B revealed through a passionate Twitter rant that he believes the Earth is flat, and even released a song about it called "Flatline." He eventually started a GoFundMe so he could build a satellite to prove this completely rational theory.

Renowned scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted at B.o.B about how wrong he was. Then Neil dropped his own damn diss track directed at B.o.B, rapped by his nephew.

What. The. Fuck.

IF IT WENT FURTHER:

Instead of trying to build a satellite, B.o.B should have tried to build a time machine to go back to 2010.

WHO WON:

All of us.

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