J. Cole’s Manager Opens Up About ‘Heated’ Confrontation with Diddy
Written by B87FM on May 24, 2021
J. Cole’s supervisor is offering extra perception into Cole’s now notorious run-in with Diddy.
The Dreamville boss raps about his “scrap” with the Dangerous Boy mogul that occurred almost eight years in the past on “Let Go My Hand” off his chart-topping album The-Off Season.
“My final scrap was with Puff Daddy, who would’ve thought it?” raps Cole. “I purchased that ni**a album in seventh grade and performed it a lot / You’d’ve thought my favourite rapper was Puff / Again then I ain’t know shit, now I do know an excessive amount of.”
Talking with the “Say Much less” podcast, Cole’s supervisor Ibrahim “IB” Hamad recalled what occurred between the 2 at Diddy’s MTV Video Music Awards after-party in August 2013.
“The Puff story… I imply keep in mind listening to it and simply laughing ’trigger I used to be there,” stated Hamad, in keeping with Advanced. “I’m not gonna go into element, nevertheless it’s undoubtedly not what individuals are saying.”
Rumor has it that Cole was dancing too near Diddy’s ex-girlfriend, Cassie, whereas others say Cole intervened when Puff tried to throw a drink on Kendrick Lamar after listening to his controversial “King of New York” line on Large Sean’s “Management.” After the scuffle, Cole was allegedly kicked out of the celebration.
“It was undoubtedly not like he was defending Kendrick or one thing,” defined Hamad. “It wasn’t like, ‘Don’t discuss to Kendrick like that!’ Kendrick was there, High [Dawg] was there, Jay was there, Beyoncé was there. Me and Cole. , grown males… Obtained slightly heated. All I keep in mind is, me and Jay taking a look at one another like, ‘Oh, these n***as ’bout to struggle.’ After which simply being like, ‘Oh no, that is ’bout to occur.’ I’ll simply depart it at that.”
On the time, Hamad, Cole, and Diddy shot down rumors surrounding the confrontation. “Folks will imagine something,” Cole tweeted, whereas Diddy added, “I often don’t deal with rumors however I bought an excessive amount of respect for my bro @JColeNC. We’re buddies The rumors will not be true. We had an amazing celebration.”
I often don’t deal with rumors however I bought an excessive amount of respect for my bro @JColeNC. We’re buddies The rumors will not be true. We had an amazing celebration
— LOVE (@Diddy) August 27, 2013
The Web is a loopy place you niggaz reporting shit with no info, Cole ain’t get thrown out no celebration and he rattling certain aint get beat up
— Ibrahim H. (@KingOfQueenz) August 26, 2013
“Strolling out of there I’m like, ‘Oh, this about to be baaad,’” added Hamad. “However for some motive nobody had a digital camera out, a pair folks was speaking about it, however you recognize.”
The following day, Cole and Diddy met up and squashed their beef. “Puff was like, ‘I wanna determine this out.’ The following day, he pulled up, they chopped it up. It was by no means an actual challenge,” stated Hamad.
Diddy may even be heard on the outro to “Let Go My Hand,” which Hamad says was recorded in “the final week” of periods for The Off-Season.