Kendrick Lamar sparked a fire with his verse on Big Sean's Control verse. He name called out a lot of rappers and one of them was Drake. Drake said in an interview that Kendrick wasn't murdering him in any platform. This wasn't the end of Drake's responses.
The Control verse kept being brought up in interviews because Drake was promoting his Nothing Was the Same album. He seemed to be fed up with all the questions about the verse and replied
"Are you listening to it now, at this point in time? But it was real cool for a couple weeks. But if I ask you, for example, how does that verse start? Mind you, it'll go on and Complex or Rap Radar will give it 'Verse of the Millennium' and all that shit or whatever."
This seemed like a bitter Drake who was getting annoyed of the constant questions about Kendrick Lamar. That Control verse is popular for its name calling and Kendrick claiming to be the king of New York. Even though Drake is right that nobody knows how the songs starts, he let his emotions get the best of him.
Drake didn't release a song diss like many other rappers but because he is one of the biggest names in hip hop, his reply was what everyone wanted to hear. Drake approached this the wrong way. Meek Mill approached it with a diss song but there wasn't any love lost between him and Kendrick. Drake sounded bitter and that was why Kendrick Lamar replied with a diss.
On a cypher on BET, Kendrick Lamar reportedly takes a shot at Drake. He calls Drake "a sensitive rapper" and tells him the jokes on you. Kendrick doesn't hold back and we all saw that on the Control verse. Lamar also called out a lot of big names on his monster verse a few years ago. The Control verse isn't a diss, but more of a declaration that Kendrick won't hold anything back to become the best.
The king of hip hop crown is on the table. Kendrick is reaching out to grab it and it looks like he might get it because Drake isn't firing back even though he has been dissed twice now by Kendrick. This rivalry is real and it will only get more hectic because Drake loses a lot of credibility if he doesn't respond so expect one soon.