Watch Yo' Mouth: Controversial Things Rappers Said in 2013

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Watch Yo' Mouth: Controversial Things Rappers Said in 2013

Talking ish is a staple in hip hop, a rite of passage even, but sometimes words push the wrong buttons (context is everything, people), and this year, even some of the best wordsmiths got caught up for things they spit on record, on stage or in interviews. Jay Z, for example, recently got the realest side eye from feminists and other folks with common sense for his Ike Turner reference in Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love": "I am Ike Turner, turn up, baby know I don’t play/Now eat the cake, Anna Mae/Said eat the cake, Anna Mae," he rhymed, pointing to a not so pleasant memory in Tina Turner's past. 

Read on for more lyrics and comments that got artists in trouble this year.

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