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Jay Electronica Credits Minister Farrakhan for Apologies to Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent, Solange

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Hip-hop artist and producer Jay Electronica has apologized to Kendrick Lamar for remarks made during a Periscope stream in February.

The rapper said at the time, “Kendrick would tell you himself he couldn’t body me. Kendrick is my son. Kendrick is my baby. Kendrick wishes he could be me.”

Pitchfork reports Jay dropped a new song called “#TBE The Curse of Mayweather” that same month, on Feb. 15. He dissed K.Dot again, referring to his Grammy honors.

“He’s got 11 Grammy nominations, y’all not equal, man, f–––– these white people. My grandmother died at 82 scrubbing floors, and n––––– still runnin’ around beggin’ for awards.”

Two months later, on April 24, Electronica took to Twitter to send Lamar an apology. The “Untitled” record maker was the last in a lengthy list of artists who got apologies.

k-dot-jay-elec-apologyThe tweet has since been deleted along with the others Jay sent to 50 Cent, Vince Staples, Solange, PARTYNEXTDOOR and Chris Brown.


During his Periscope broadcast, Jay said 50 was “on some sucker s—” and said he would “slap his f—— eyeballs loose out his scalp.” The producer continued to diss 50 on Twitter once “#TBE” dropped.

He tweeted, “ain’t nobody safe no more. Either you with me or against me.” It was followed by, “and @50cent don’t lie to the people. you know me. don’t make me expose you as a coward.”

He then said, “to all the blogs that ran the 50 don’t know JE story.. ask him why he lied.” The tweet linked to a story about 50 Cent asking Diddy to stop exploiting the death of Notorious B.I.G.

Those remarks have also been deleted.

Before sending apologies, the “Control” rapper first hopped on Twitter to discuss current events in hip-hop, but it turned into an apology roundup. He signed off by saying, “the Minster told me to unite our people not divide them,” referencing Minister Louis Farrakhan.

A look on Jay Electronica’s Twitter page today shows only 19 tweets remain, including a couple of retweets from Farrakhan made in February.

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