With the N.W.A. movie out today, we sat down with Ice Cube and DJ Yella to talk about whether beef would have been the same in their day if Twitter was around. Their answers didn’t leave any room for interpretation.
“Beef is beef,” says Cube, who assured us he would have written “No Vaseline” whether social media was around or not. “It was beef before Twitter, it’s gonna be beef after Twitter.”
Yella was more incredulous. “Twitter, I mean…how can you have beef on Twitter?”
Watch the full clip above, and then check out Ice Cube’s thoughts on ghostwriting below. He may surprise you.