Don’t mess with Diggy. The 17-year-old MC goes at J. Cole once again on “Fall Down,” the first offering from his upcoming mixtape Out of This World. After dissing him previously on the leaked record “What You Say to Me,” Diggy fires more shots despite reports of the two settling their beef.
He raps, “I guess I rattled you, snaggletooth, you know better/ Thought J. stood for Jermaine, not Jetsetter/ You see me and shook my hand, coppin’ pleas in person/ Now you act less than a man, mentioning me in verses/ Man, you used to have dreams of my big sister kissing ya/ Now it’s nightmares of a little brother dissin’ ya/ Sneak disses and jabs, I don’t really see the benefit, but I guess you lame enough, probably keep you relevant/ Maybe you should sign with me instead of Mr. Carter/ How you mad at me, I got a relationship with my father.”
He puts one final nail in the coffin. “This verse might as well be a hearse, killed you, ain’t even curse, ni**a.”
Does the second time sting more than the first? Listen and weigh in below.
After rhyming over Meek Mill and Big Sean’s “Burn” beat, Diggy Simmons displays his lyrical prowess in the black-and-white viral video for “New God Flow.” The 17-year-old hip-hop phenom freestyles over Kanye West and Pusha T’s single as he cruises through New York City in a chaffeured SUV.
“Young king, so my crown’s big/ Keep a tight circle, ni**a well-rounded/ I’m way more than who you put me pound for pound with/ Weigh more, you don’t get it, stay astounded,” spits the JetSetter, who is currently headlining the “Scream Tour: Next Generation, Pt. 2.”
In celebration of Father’s Day, some of hip-hop and R&B’s familiar faces pay tribute to the dedicated dads. Tank, Nick Cannon, Ice-T, Bobby Brown, The-Dream, Diggy Simmons, and more reminisce with BET on their fondest memories, while showing love to their own.
The-Dream shares what makes a good Father’s Day gift, Elle Varner reveals the unfashionable item her father bought her from Costco, and 17-year-old Diggy cherishes every moment he spends with his famous father, Rev Run.
Nick Cannon, whose twins Monroe and Moroccan turned one in April, is enjoying fatherhood. “I’ve always been a family person, so just that idea of when you see them start to recognize and understand who their parents are between me and my wife, and them to take after certain traits and habits that we have, that’s the thing that’s really important to me,” he said.
During a day off from the “Club Paradise” tour, J. Cole stopped by DJ Drama’s radio show. The Roc Nation rapper discussed his “beef” with Diggy Simmons, touring with Drake, Waka Flocka Flame, and Meek Mill, and playing basketball with his tourmates. Cole, who is currently working on the follow-up to his debut Cole World: The Sideline Story, provided an update on his sophomore album and shared the direction of his joint project with Kendrick Lamar. Hear him out.
Diggy Simmons pens a love letter to his girlfriend in the Phil the God-directed video for “4 Letter Word,” the new single off his debut album Unexpected Arrival. The 17-year-old heartthrob, who was just nominated for Best New Artist at the BET Awards, falls in love with the girl next door. But their relationship is up against the odds. Her parents don’t approve and she’s about to move, so they take matters into their own hands and run away. Get swept away by their budding romance.
Hip-hop reigned supreme at 102.7 KIIS FM’s Wango Tango at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. on Saturday. This year’s star-studded bill featured performances from J. Cole, Big Sean, Diggy Simmons, B.o.B, Wiz Khalifa, K’naan, and Pitbull, who closed the show. Justin Bieber introduced his artist Carly Rae Jepsen and the Barbz were in the house for Nicki Minaj’s set.
During a backstage interview, J. Cole shared his love for fellow Wango performer Maroon 5. “I’m a big fan of their first album [Songs About Jane],” said the Roc Nation rapper, who is currently on tour with Drake. “They’re incredible, period, but their first album is a good memory in my life.”
Check out more red carpet pics, performance shots, and interviews below.
Diggy Simmons lives in the moment in the Clifton Bell-directed video for “Two Up,” a cut off his debut album Unexpected Arrival. The 17-year-old hip-hop phenom keeps his hands to the sky in the celebratory video, taking in the view from the stage and partying with his fans. JetSetters up.