Charlamagne Tha God declared Lakeith Stanfield “Donkey Of The Day” in November 2019 after the Get Out actor claimed outlets such as The Shade Room,The Breakfast Club and WorldStar are anti-Black. Stanfield fired back with a diss track called “Automatic” and the beef was officially on.
Two years later, their old feud has been resurrected following Charlamagne’s recent interview with Stanfield’s Judas and the Black Messiah co-star Daniel Kaluuya. During the conversation, Charlamagne asked Kaluuya if Stanfield’s role as FBI informant William O’Neal made him look at him any differently because of how well he played the role.
Kaluuya, who was acutely aware of their past, asked Charlamagne if the question had anything to do with their bad blood to which he replied, “I never had an issue with him. I do feel like he was born to play this role, though.”
Stanfield quickly caught wind of the exchange and proceeded to address it on Instagram in a since-deleted comment.
“Hoes,” he wrote. “This is what hoes do. Get sonned by the reality. Get off me bro u a lame. Daniel ain’t an idiot. Leave me be dog and find somebody else @cthagod.”
Stanfield’s original comments suggested Charlamagne’s long-running Power 105.1 morning show was partially to blame for pushing a narrative that failed to benefit the Black community.
“It’s a fact that a lot of these platforms are usually or tend to be feeding grounds for negative reinforcement toward BLACK ‘nonconformists,’” he wrote on Instagram at the time. “They bolster faux vanity and hold a white supremacist scope over black men and women often highlighting negative attributes and downplaying mind expanding ones. They serve as bottomless coward consumption pits and digital, audio, or otherwise mentality museums.”