People Are Saying That J. Cole Dissed Kanye West On His New Track

Some bars on the track “False Prophets” have been raising eyebrows.

December 02, 2016

On late Thursday night, J. Cole released a new 40-minute documentary entitled Eyez, which chronicles the making of his new album 4 Your Eyez Only. One track which appears in the film called "False Prophets" contains lyrics which some are interpreting as aimed at Kanye West. Pitchfork has transcribed them, which you can read below:

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"Life is a balance/ You lose your grip you could slip into an abyss/ No doubt, you see these niggas trippin’/ Ego in charge of every move, he’s a star/ And we can’t look away due to the days when he caught our hearts/ He’s falling apart but we deny it/ Justifying the half-assed shit he drop, we always buy it...

When he tell us he a genius but it’s clearer lately/ It’s been hard for him to look into the mirror lately/ There was a time when this nigga was my hero maybe/ That’s the reason why his fall from grace is hard to take/ ’Cause I believed him when he said his shit was purer and he the type of nigga swear he real but all around is fake...

The women, the dickriders, you know, the yes men/ Nobody with the balls to say something to contest him/So it grows out of control/ Until the person that he truly was all along is starting to show"

Cole also touches on the subject of ghostwriters. “Wonder what happened/ Maybe it’s my fault for idolizing niggas based off the words that they be rappin’/ But come to find out these niggas don’t even write they own shit/Hear some new style bubbling up then they bite that shit.” Last year, Drake was embroiled in a high-profile scandal after Meek Mill accused the Toronto rapper of not writing his own songs.

Representatives for Drake, J.Cole, and Kanye West were not immediately available for comment. Check out a sample of Twitter's reaction to "False Prophets" below.

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