January 03, 1967 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Timothy “Tim Dog” Blair was born in The Bronx, New York. Tim Dog would grow up to diss the whole West Coast when the region was becoming a prominent force on the Hip-Hop scene. His F#$% Compton diss song took aim at many West Coast emcees including Eazy-E, MC Ren, Ice-Cube, Dr. Dre and even Michel’le.
If you think the East Coast vs. West Coast beef started with The Notorious B.I.G. and 2pac, I’ll leave you with these: