DJ Khaled released a new song yesterday, "They Don't Love You No More", featuring Jay Z, Meek Mill, Rick Ross and French Montana. In Jay Z's part he blasts Drake with a verse, calling him soft like lacrosse.
"Haters wanna ball, let me tighten up my drawstring. Wrong sport boy, you know you soft as a lacrosse team."
Major League Lacrosse heard Hov's verse, and a spokesperson told MTV News in a written statement issued today:
Source - "We don’t think Jay-Z knows what he’s talking about when he calls Lacrosse ‘soft’ I can guarantee you it is anything but a ‘soft’ sport. Mr. Carter would not last one minute on a lacrosse field during a match and he is more than welcome to come to any of our games and try."
What spurred the chirping between the two rap stars, was a comment made by Drake during a Raptors/Nets game, stating "Jay Z is somewhere eating a fondue plate." Here's the clip.
So we all know that when you're a rapper, you have to have the last word when another rapper verbally thrashes you. It's all about the diss game. Smack talk me, I'll smack you back, biotch. But why diss lacrosse in the process? Now, I'm no musician, but I don't think that the word lacrosse really helped the flow of the song. I mean he could have said any other word and it would have sounded just as fine. Which makes me believe that Jay Z's thought process was something like this:
"Alright, so I need to jab back at Drake. Let's see. He's from Canada. Canadians like hockey, maple syrup, tuques, polar bears... oh yeah and lacrosse. He'll never see that coming. I'm gonna get him so good."
At the end of the day, does it bother me? Nah, not really. Do I think it's a quality diss at Drake? Eh, not really. But the best part of this whole debacle, is that lacrosse is making the headlines. So thanks Jay Z and Drake for dissing each other. Anything to help grow the game, right?!
P.s. It would enjoy watching not only Jay Z, but Drake too, play lacrosse. I have to agree with the MLL spokesperson on this one. They wouldn't last a minute. I would even gamble the fact that both would be popping wheelies with their helmets and fall victim to Second Bar Syndrome. And NO ONE looks like an O.G. with Second Bar Syndrome.