UPDATE (January 8, 2020): Stormzy has released yet another follow-up diss-track aimed at Wiley after the Godfather of Grime released his harrowing “Eediyat Skengman 2” track late last night. Wiley’s response was filled with accusations pointing out Stormzy’s lack of crediting himself and his place within the grime world and even brought family back into the matter with, “If I see your mum down Croydon market / I’m gonna rip that weave off her head, dead.” Now Stormzy’s new video for “Still Disappointed” has surfaced with a polished warehouse-set visual that impresses not only due to the lyrical content but just how quick the turnaround time was.
“Still Disappointed” features a triumphant selection of horns and a frantic pacing that sets the stage for Stormzy to rattle off as many insults as he can in under three minutes. The focus is pinned back on a narrative depicting Wiley’s inability to control his family. The Heavy Is the Head rapper paints the picture by declining a photo with Wiley’s younger sister, stories of Wiley sending his mom out of the country due to safety concerns and more. “Now it ain’t funny anymore/ ‘Cus I’m not a happy bunny anymore/ That you want to bring it to your mummy anymore/ So your dad can’t defend your bro, and you can’t defend your mum/ Man I wonder what she thinks/ All the males in your family are weaklings/ Gather round man these are just the pre-drinks.”
It’s been a hectic 48 hours between the two UK hip-hop titans. Watch Stormzy’s “Still Disappointed” above and revisit his original response below.
The two UK rappers have come a long way since Stormzy’s “Wiley Flow”, a song that paid tribute to the grime pioneer’s legacy. Wiley initially took issue with Stormzy aligning with Ed Sheeran for “Own It,” a track that would reach No. 1 on the UK charts. After Wiley called out Sheeran for being a grime culture vulture, Stormzy responded on twitter, labeling Wiley as a “crackhead.” Wiley’s “Eediyat Skengman” diss-track soon followed. You can see the entire social media exchange that resulted in the respective diss-tracks below.
“I came to your show, and moved to your brother in front of your dad/ Your old man just stood there pissed/ I said pops, why you look so sad?/ Shoulda known better/ You know I had to show your little brother I’m harder/ Shoulda known better/ Then you brought me out on stage right after/ You f*cking prick/ Go and back your bro before you suck my d*ck.” The opening bars reference Cadell, half-brother of Wiley, in a beef that dates back to 2015’s hit “Shut Up.” Here Stormzy confronts Wiley’s loyalty, as he once sided with him, bringing Stormzy on stage the same night he had an altercation with Cadell.
“Your dad watched your bro get G-checked/ B*tch boy ting, whole fam full of rejects/ Where was you, when your little bro was moving nervous?/ You told me he deserved it/ No respect for you, you ain’t earned it.”
With family members involved, it’s more than likely that there will be a stream of new diss-tracks between the two following “Eediyat Skengman” and “Disappointed.” Stay tuned for more and revisit Stormzy’s incredible 2019 with his motivational visual for “Do Better.”
Stormzy fully bodied Wiley here ngl pic.twitter.com/mGTH0V7lQd
— . (@wtfwaz) January 1, 2020
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