Did DaBaby Really Diss JoJo Siwa in His New Song? The Rapper Has Responded to Fan Reactions

Rapper DaBaby is no stranger to getting folks talking, and people are definitely having a discourse about a freestyle he released. In the freestyle, he name-dropped JoJo Siwa and people are confused, with a lot of people asking if it is a diss. The discourse has resulted in DaBaby sending out a series of tweets about the freestyle, including one to Siwa herself.

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DaBaby references JoJo Siwa in a new freestyle

DaBaby released a new freestyle titled “Beatbox Freestyle.” One of the song’s lines states: “Turn me up, n****s gon’ see why / N****a, you a b***h / JoJo Siwa, b***h/ She let the wrong n****a get rich.” Emphasizing he is talking about Siwa, he holds up a picture of her on his phone during the line.

The freestyle became the talk of the internet, with everyone weighing in on the mention and some even thinking of it as a diss.

The Kid Mero of Desus & Mero tweeted, “YO WHAT DID I MISS DID JOJO SIWA DUNK ON DABABY AT THE NICKELODEON GAMES OR SOME SHIT??? 🧐 🤔 WHY HE OD ON HER LIKE THAT?”

Love & Hip Hop star Nia Riley said, “Jojo probably hype he even mentioned her. The fact Dababy even know who Jojo is is funny. Probably watch her videos with his daughter lol.”

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On Instagram blogs like The Shade Room, comments range from those understanding DaBaby was not meaning to diss Siwa, while others were wondering he would make the reference or pun to begin with.

DaBaby addresses fans comments and clears the air

On Sunday, DaBaby sent out a series of tweets seemingly addressing what fans were saying about the song. He tweeted, “I love Twitter bruh,” with laughing emojis before posting another tweet that said, “I ‘Siwa’ I’m not like the rest of you n****s,” with more laughing emojis.”

As reported by Billboard, DaBaby posted on his Instagram story, “Y’all MFs sick lol. Y’all ok w/ that child being tricked into thinking I got a problem with her, WE F**K WIT YOU JOJO.”

A few minutes later, he addresses the freestyle’s lyrics directly in a tweet that mentioned Siwa herself. “@itsjojosiwa my 3 year old princess is your number 1 fan,” he wrote. “I bought her every product you have out. She think she you. Don’t let em trick you into thinking id ever have a problem with you. My word play just went over their heads. All love on my end shawty, Keep shining!”

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Siwa has yet to say anything about the initial freestyle or DaBaby’s social media clarification.