Yes, TikTok is full of drama, and its most popular influencers tend to be front and center in it. But hey, sometimes a bonkers feud can produce a dope diss track — or at least, a scandalous one. (Just ask Pusha T and Drake about the latter’s once-secret son.)
So if you’re like Marie Kondo and you love a good mess, these TikTok diss tracks will catch you up on social media’s recent soap operatics.
Larray – “Canceled”
Larray dropped “Canceled,” the magnum opus of TikTok diss tracks, in October. He called out basically everybody for everything, like Jeffree Star’s alleged use of the n-word and Tony Lopez’s problematic behavior.
Other social media celebs included in the song were: Bryce Hall, Griffin Johnson, Nikita Dragun, Shane Dawson, Tana Mongeau, Jake Paul, Nessa Barrett, Josh Richards, Noah Beck, Charli D’Amelio, Thomas Petrou, Lil Huddy, James Charles, Tati Westbrook, Ethan and Grayson Dolan and David Dobrik.
Griffin Johnson – “Convenient”
The 21-year-old TikToker released “Convenient” to supposedly smear his ex-girlfriend Dixie D’Amelio. In it, Johnson claims that despite rumors, he didn’t cheat on D’Amelio, and that she in fact strayed from him with her current beau Noah Beck.
“You don’t think I No-Ah/But I know a little bit,” Johnson sang. “You said you’re just friends/But you’re wearing his clothes.”
Johnson received a lot of hate for his diss track after D’Amelio took to TikTok with receipts proving that he did hit up other girls during their relationship. He has since admitted that the song is, uh, not his best work.
Josh Richards and Bryce Hall – “Still Softish”
Some may characterize this as a Sway House versus Hype House feud. Sway House’s Josh Richards and Bryce Hall dropped the song to call out Hype House’s Chase Hudson (aka Lil Huddy) for allegedly cheating on his then-girlfriend Charli D’Amelio.
Richards accused Hudson of sliding into his girlfriend Nessa Barrett’s DMs.
“We ain’t doing this for the bands / We doing this just to tell all your fans / You still be f****** with girls / Telling people Charli’s your world?” Hall rapped (if we’re playing fast and loose with the term “rap”).
Hudson responded via Twitter on April 3, saying, “I love one woman. Do not tell lies.” But by April 13, he and D’Amelio had announced their breakup on Instagram.
“Since you guys have watched mine and Chase’s relationship from the start, I decided I needed to tell you all that we are no longer together,” D’Amelio wrote. “It hurts me to say this, but we’ve decided that this is what’s best for both of us.”
Jake Paul – “It’s Everyday Bro”
Jake Paul’s most famous diss track (of his many) is 2017’s “It’s Everyday Bro.” Funnily enough, it’s one of the most hated YouTube videos of all time with 4.9 million dislikes. The song targeted Paul’s ex-girlfriend and Vine star Alissa Violet, popular YouTuber PewDiePie and social media collectives DigiTour and Magcon.
Violet was allegedly kicked out from Team 10, Paul’s YouTube crew, for cheating on him, which the song addresses.
“And you know I kick them out if they ain’t with the crew / Yeah, I’m talking about you, you beggin’ for attention talking s*** on Twitter, too,” Paul said in the song.
His ex told her side of the story on Twitter, where she claimed Paul hooked up with girls right in front of her.
RiceGum and Alissa Violet – “It’s EveryNight Sis”
Violet also responded to Paul with a diss track of her own — and funnily enough, hers is RIAA certified platinum. Paul’s social media nemesis RiceGum joined forces with a scorned Violet to call him out on bullying and pretending to be rich.
“Probably all of my feuds are real,” RiceGum told the Daily Beast. “People think I’m the bad guy. But how it works is, a person on the internet, is someone will say something about me, whether it’s a full video of them clowning me, or just one comment. I will see if they have a lot of following where it would make sense to take time out of my day to acknowledge them.”
RiceGum also admitted that more drama equals more views.
“Long-term drama doesn’t do anything for your channel, but it just so happens if there’s a scandal under your name more people are likely to check you out,” RiceGum added.
For more TikToker insight, check out this timeline of Bryce Hall’s controversies.
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