Following a few misinterpreted bars, Wowgr8 of EarthGang comes forward to clear the air about his perceived J. Cole “diss.”
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A few weeks after uploading the “Bang Freestyle,” Wowgr8 had the track removed entirely, citing the problems it caused as the primary catalyst. And while he did delete his initial explanation, a recent video from his Instagram Live sheds a bit of light on the situation. After a viewer directly inquires as to whether he “dissed Cole,” Wowgr8 pauses the music and clears the air.
“Everybody keeps asking if I dissed Cole,” he begins. “No. For one thing, that song ‘Bang’ is a John Witherspoon tribute. Cole heard it at least eighteen months ago, number one. Number two, I didn’t know the Jay-Z Kanye West relationship would turn to what it turned to. I was just saying Cole discovered me and my n***as. I don’t know nothing bout what those n***as turned to, that’s an old-ass song. Cole tried to put us up like Hov put Ye up. There is no beef between me and Cole, that is my-n**a-my-n***a. But I do love the song, I love the song so much I had to put it up.”
So there you have it — no conflict is secretly brewing within the Dreamville camp. Check out Dot’s own words below, a statement he doubled-down on last night, prior to deleting the post altogether. In the meantime, be sure to support Wowgr8 by checking out Spilligion, a project made with several Dreamville alumni.