O.T. Genasis Apologizes To Keyshia Cole, Successfully Ending Their “Love” Beef

The rapper said, “We was kinda going at it at one point, and listen, it was me.”

During The Love Hard Tour, Keyshia Cole has been lighting up the stage with fellow R&B acts K. Michelle, Jaheim, and more. During the tour’s Los Angeles stop, the “Love” singer was surprised by rapper O.T. Genasis who performed pieces of “Cut It” and “Everybody Mad” and then shocked Cole and the crowd with an apology for his infamous, off-key rendition of her song “Love.” O.T. Genasis’ version is called “Never Knew.”

The 36-year-old rapper said, "We was kinda going at it at one point, and listen, it was me. I just want to sit here today, I want to tell you I apologize to you…"

“I did call you a Ninja Turtle,” Cole jokingly replied.

“I want to tell you I’m sorry," Genasis continued. “And when I met this woman, she is the sweetest, one of the greatest personalities, the greatest sense of humor, she’s really sent from God. She got a very, very, very good soul.”

This isn’t Genasis’ first time apologizing for upsetting Cole with “Never Knew.” In 2020, he posted and deleted an apology to the R&B songstress after the two had gone back and forth on social media. Fans weren’t feeling Genasis’ low blows, and he ultimately folded and apologized. Four years later, the “Push It” rapper is doubling down on his mea culpa.

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After offering condolences for Cole’s late mother, Frankie Lons, Genasis said, “I just wanted to let you know, here in front of everybody, that I love you and I’m sorry.”

All Keyshia Cole ever wanted was for her music to be loved and respected. During her show “One On One with Keyshia Cole” back in 2019, she said, “I am trying to get my music where it used to be. I'm trying to find that passion for the music that I used to have so long ago when I was trying to get out of Oakland," she said. "So I would like my classics to be left alone. Is that wrong as an artist to say?"

O.T. Genasis has since deleted “Never Knew” from YouTube. His stepping on stage to apologize to Cole and take responsibility for his actions is commendable. 

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