Kareem “Biggs” Burke Weighs In On Kanye West’s Beef With Jay Z
Kanye West’s rants about his dissolving relationships with “Big Brother” Jay Z has been the subject of the hip-hop peanut gallery for the last week. Yeezus aired The Throne’s dirty draws during one of his Saint Pablo tour stops and it has one of Roc-A-Fella Records’ founding members a bit unsettled according to PageSix…
“I was shocked to hear what Kanye said onstage. There was never anything rumbling . . . so when you hear these things in public, it’s a little shocking,” Jay Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Kareem “Biggs” Burke told us at his “Reasonable Doubt” 20th anniversary pop-up shop/exhibition.
Burke went on to say:
“The last I saw [West], he spoke really highly of Jay. I’m not sure about the relationship at this point. I spoke to Jay [after Kanye’s rant] and we’re both just like, ‘We miss the old Kanye.’ From what I know of Kanye, he’s usually really honest. So it sounds like something he’s going through right now. He may [say] something like that, and then three weeks later he may be back to, ‘That’s my brother.’ But at this point, with everybody’s career, we’re a little too old for rap beef.”
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