Rev. Run and Vanessa Simmons Support Diggy's J. Cole Diss

The Simmons family united in beef with the Roc Nation MC.

Posted: 04/02/2012 12:37 PM EDT

On the heels of the release of his debut album Unexpected Arrival, Diggy Simmons released a very unexpected diss track.

"What You Say To Me," a freestyle diss aimed at Roc Nation's J. Cole, is a response to several lyrical swipes Cole has taken at Diggy and the entire Simmons clan over the last year. The beef started with a few lines in Cole's "Grew Up Fast":

"Move along c--ksucker, ain't got nothing to see/'Less you talking blockbuster, you n----s is not Russell/You more Diggy, Me, I'm more Biggie/No diss to the young boy, I'm just rapping get bored quickly!," Cole rapped.

 

Despite the admission that he wasn't dissing Diggy, the young rapper still took it personally, especially since Cole subliminally rapped about a sexual relationship with his eldest sister Vanessa Simmons. Starting with an under-the-radar line on "Grew Up Fast", Cole rapped, "What up Vanessa, I loved you that one semester." He went on to make it clear who the Vanessa he was talking about in a song called "Purple Rain:"

"Good girl huh, father was a preacher/sent her off to college thought I got her on a leash though," Cole rapped. "From the outside though, them girls be the squeakiest/you get 'em inside them girls be the freakiest/mischievous, downright devious/say she want cake I got all the right ingredients/running round fronting like a pure white virgin/gave a n---a dome while her father gave a sermon/Amen, let the choir sing/She be walking round campus like the quiet thing/so n----s scared to approach when they admiring/man if they know like I know she got that fire thing/pour a little OJ with some P-Tron/I'm feeling ok, but homie she's gone/when remmy Rev called she just ignore him/I had her calling on God till the weed/and then I hit the door n---a."

J. Cole and Vanessa attended St. John's University together, so that's where fans made the connection. However, Diggy and the entire Simmons clan is denying that they had any sort of relationship. Diggy put his grievances on wax:  

"The other day I was listening to "Purple Rain," couldn't believe all of the things that I heard em say," Diggy spits. "Who dat, who dat, you know who it is, heard you lying on my sis, telling people that you hit/When your album drops I'ma hit you with your bricks, so I'ma bomb first on you since you wanna riff… little n---a named Cole think he live like me, jetsetter trendsetter, yeah you not like me."

In a Tweet, Rev. Run defends his son and reveals that the diss was actually a leak.

"J Cole.. Puts out 2 records Dissing family & Diggy & nobody cared.. Some1 leaks a old Diggy record & there's a problem," Rev. Run tweeted.

While Vanessa chimed in to tell her side of the story.
 
"Ok enuff with the fu*#ery on my TL now. Our brothers r protective ova us CUZ guys stay LYING. MORE IMPTLY that ish NEVER HAPPENED," she said.

J. Cole has yet to respond.

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