Pete Rock Shares Ice Cube's Reaction to Producing Common's Controversial Diss 'The B*tch In Yoo'

Pete Rock Reveals Ice Cube's Anger Over Producing Common's Diss Track

Pete Rock Recalls Producing Common's Diss Track and Ice Cube's Reaction

Pete Rock recently reminisced about his role in helping Common deliver a diss aimed at Ice Cube nearly thirty years ago and how it soured his relationship with the N.W.A legend.

Appearing on Drink Champs on Saturday (June 1), the acclaimed producer recounted his involvement in creating the 1996 diss track “The B*tch In Yoo,” which targeted Ice Cube and his affiliates Mack 10 and WC.

Pete Rock admitted, reflecting on the aftermath. He elaborated, pointing towards Common:

Of course Ice Cube was a little upset with me. That man had me feeling bad. He’s like, ‘Yo, he was angry, he was upset.'

- Pete Rock

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Recollecting a later encounter with Ice Cube after the track’s release, Pete Rock shared, “I saw him, and he was like, ‘Aww Pete, come on — you good, bro, you good.’” 

This response hinted at the tension yet an underlying respect between the two artists despite the controversy.

The rivalry between Common and Ice Cube was one of the most notable feuds in hip-hop history, marked by sharp lyrics and a palpable tension that captivated fans. 

Despite the heated exchanges, the feud eventually came to a peaceful resolution. 

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan played a crucial role in mediating the conflict, organizing a peace summit attended by prominent figures in the rap community, including Snoop Dogg, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Too $hort, Fat Joe, and Chuck D.

The reconciliation between Common and Ice Cube not only ended their feud but also set a powerful example of conflict resolution within the hip-hop world. 

Their ability to move past their differences and find common ground highlighted the potential for unity and respect among artists despite competitive rivalries.

Pete Rock’s reflection on this chapter of hip-hop history underscores the complexities and personal dynamics that often underpin artistic disputes. 

His recount of feeling torn between his artistic collaboration with Common and his respect for Ice Cube offers a glimpse into the emotional landscape of artists navigating the competitive and often tumultuous world of hip-hop.

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