“I’ll smash you with just biggie n Mary . But I do have the upmost respect on you as a musical legend,” he continued. And, not to be outdone, Diddy then passed it along and suggested that the only person worthy of sharing the stage with him for a lyrical beat brawl is none other than a fellow rap billionaire men’s club member. He stated, “Dre the only one can get in the ring w me.”
Dupri took it in stride, responding, “don’t nothin’ get straightenin’ but straightenin.”
At press time it did not appear that Dre had responded to the offer. Back in March, “Verzuz” co-founder Swizz Beatz told The Breakfast Club that Dre was supposed to come on at the end of the Teddy Riley and Babyface showdown to announce that he was up next, but the notoriously meticulous producer was upset about the sound during the pair’s soulful skirmish and allegedly backed out.
“He got on the phone, he was like, ‘Man, I can’t be a part of nothing that sound like that. My legacy is quality,’” Swizz said. “I was like, ‘Oh, we just lost Dre’… that one felt pretty crazy.”
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