“Airplanes” is one of the least tolerable songs Clear Channel favorite-d last summer. Popular antagonizer Tyler, the Creator doesn’t like it, has said so in public— the lyric in question is i’ll crash that fuckin’ airplane at that faggot nigga b.o.b is in, from “Yonkers.” Today B.o.B. (who in addition to “Airplanes” also released a whole tape of awesomely limber, mad raps this year) gave Tyler some attention via diss track. Bobby Ray calls Tyler a beginner (and a dolphin!), a reasonable complaint maybe, but also one that sort of misses the point. People are excited about Tyler because (he’s a really good performer with a unique, well handled voice plus good business savvy and cool clothes and) he’s new at this and an authentically curious dude, meddling in his new field enthusiastically.
Tyler paused to listen, had this to say:
So, consider this beef squashed? Still Tyler’s no peacemaker. Here’s a new fight in the making: