Pops Squashed Beef? New Report Says Drake's Father Stepped In At Grammys To Stop Problem From Escalating With Common. Rappers Reportedly Dead Issues


For a story that has gotten so much media attention not much has really happened between Drake and Common. The two never went toe to toe on wax as many fans had hoped because Drake thought Common was using him for record sales.


Then came the reports that the two had a verbal altercation at the Grammys. I mean is that really how fans wanted to see the beef end, in a shouting match?


HipHopWired has published a story today confirming the two rapper's came face to face backstage at the Grammys and a small amount of drama did pop off, but according to the report it was Drake's father, Dennis Graham, who intervened, not Lil Wayne as had previously been reported. Read the full story below.

Hip-Hop Wired has learned that Common and Drake actually squashed their beef at the Grammys, clearing up previous reports that the two rappers almost got into a violent altercation. 


Apparently, both Drake and Common's entourages happened to be in the same area at the end of the Grammy red carpet, near where artists were being distributed their VIP credentials to enter the Staples Center, according to a source in the latter's camp. Common felt it was awkward for two men that had exchanged words in song to be in the same vicinity without saying anything to each other. With the two eyeballing each other intensely, Common asked Drake, "What's up?"


Drake responded with a "What's up?" of his own, and Common tried to approach him with the intent of speaking to the Toronto rapper one on one. However, Drake's security and other members of his entourage defensively intervened in his progress. Allegedly Drake said, "Yo, I grew up listening to this dude, what's the problem?," while his security was telling Common, "We respect you, this isn't necessary." But Common wanted to talk to Drake "man to man," angered that two rivals would cross paths and just not speak.


One of the members of Drake's crew turned out to be his father, Dennis Graham, who told Common the two artists "need to cut this out, y'all are better than this." According to the source, the elder Graham's intervention made Com change his approach, with cooler heads prevailing and the two rappers eventually going off to the side and speaking to each other alone. Holding true to the words he said in an interview moments before, Common and Drake exchanged pounds, and told everyone in their respective camps the beef had been squashed.


Police did arrive after hearing about a commotion, however they did not need to intervene with the situation already having been settled. Also, according to our source, no other YMCMB artists were present, which could have aided in the situation not getting out of hand.


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Comment by jalen lee-bright on February 21, 2012 at 2:28pm
drake and his whole crew can sit the f*** down and continue to make my b****** music so she dont gotta b**** at me about my real music and real rappers. drake get his s*** beat im and honest weezy would too. its love for ymcmb but yall n***** need to stop before yall get f***** up and robbed. real s***
Comment by xtc on February 20, 2012 at 9:44pm
this is what beef has come down to?
Comment by SonGetWrec on February 19, 2012 at 4:13pm
Comment by Mookie on February 19, 2012 at 8:33am
Cthu I'm glad the squached it
Comment by SUBLIMINAL on February 19, 2012 at 3:20am
ice cube is one of my all time fave rappers. i grew up listenin to nwa, amerikkka's most wanted etc, but i'm keep it real, common destroyed westside connection in that battle. mac10 & cube'll co-sign that themselves (re-listen to "B**** in yooo" Common Sense)...glad they squashed it, drake aint built for that.
Comment by ItsTheKid22 on February 18, 2012 at 10:25pm
it wasnt even a battle between westside connection n common.. wc coulda easily called a greenlight on commons head nuff sed !
Comment by ItsTheKid22 on February 18, 2012 at 10:23pm
@ hip hop savier... you think common won that battle between westside connection? are u walking straight my dude? common is coo but i aint tryin to hear no conscious raps sorry ! id rather bump jeezy preachin bout that real street s*** !
Comment by ItsTheKid22 on February 18, 2012 at 10:20pm
whatever happen to "oohhhh dont do cuz one of us goes in then we all go through it drizzy got the money they know they they know???" this fool drake more popcorn then justin beiber straight up ! drake aint gna body nothin his pops still holding his d*** wen he p*****
Comment by Quise on February 18, 2012 at 9:03pm
Anyways they both soft & this s*** retarted on both ends. Drake coulda gotten lyrically destroyed by Common & it coulda blew up in common face f****** wit maybe the hottest n**** in hip hop past few years or so.....I dont be hearing how he caught a couple bodies or s*** like that. Drake a lil n**** frm Toronto that has a decent flow & can somewhat sing. Both these n***** are soft & tryna chase after Serena Williams P****
Comment by Quise on February 18, 2012 at 8:55pm
Gtfo wit that........Common said it was referring to Drake & whoever else that be singing too much in they s***........So Drake took offense to the s*** & shot back.....yall n***** confused he goes back at Common but yet ppl still on Common d*** for a whack a** freestyle with a lame a** metaphor any basic a** rapper coulda came up with......He a p**** cuz his father dispersed the situation????? Shittttt I bet if it was 50 or Banks in the same situation n***** on this site be talking bout how good they ppl was for squashing the beef...........

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