By Eric Renner Brown
August 14, 2015 at 02:59 PM EDT
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In case you’ve been offline for weeks, Drake and Meek Mill have been beefing pretty hard in recent weeks. Now DJ Clark Kent, the producer who worked with everyone from Notorious B.I.G. to Mariah Carey, has shed light on an incident from the famed East Coast-West Coast rap rivalry that peaked in the ’90s.

In an interview with “A Waste of Time With ItsTheReal,” Kent revealed that Biggie protege Jay Z recorded a nasty record about Tupac—and shelved it because the legend died. “Jay did a record going at Pac, but right as it was about to come out, son died. We performed it, though … at the Apollo,” he said. “It was scathing, like crowds were like, ‘Oh, shit!’ If he was alive, there would’ve been no coming back. This was so tough. To me, it probably was one of the hardest diss records I’ve ever heard.”

Check out the full interview below.