In the past few years, music beefs have found its home on social media. Ranging from Meek Mill calling out Drake on Twitter to Soulja Boy and Chris Brown’s Instagram video feud, beef has come a long way. Back in the day, things were different. If an artist had a problem with another artist the most convenient way to call them out is either in song or in person. There was no Internet to flex Twitter fingers over.
We look at them as icons, but these ’80s superstars had their fair share of drama throughout their careers. Take a trip down memory lane at some of the biggest music beefs of the ’80s that you might’ve forgotten about.