Taking Notes From Hip-Hop: Why The Left Should Have More Beef

Beanie Sigel

In the early 2000s, Beanie Sigel and Jadakiss engaged in one of the most legendary rap beefs of all time. In hip hop, beef is when rappers engage in a series of “diss tracks” where they insult each other lyrically. It’s a sort of musical sparring match where the rappers demonstrate their prowess through direct competition. In an art form fixated on braggadocio and being the best, it’s…