We get it, diss records are a vital part of Hip-Hop. The spirit of competition in records like Nas’ “Ether” and Jay-Z’s “The Takeover,” for example, whips fans into a frenzy and keeps artists on their toes. However, more often than not, diss records come out lame.
History has shown too many diss record attempts that ended up resonating with fans about as long as the latest Pastor Ma$e comeback. Most of these artists would have been better off waiting to see their adversary at a show and trying to deliver the fade. Instead, they chose to forsake their fans with three to four minutes of audio struggle.
We put together a list of some of these woefully awful diss tracks that left listeners confused and befuddled, while their adversaries got off easy.