Kendrick Lamar's "Not Like Us" Surpasses 100 Million Streams In Just 9 Days, Sets Spotify Record

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2017 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 3
INDIO, CA - APRIL 16: Rapper Kendrick Lamar performs on the Coachella Stage during day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 16, 2017 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)
Kendrick Lamar is still dominating on Spotify.

Kendrick Lamar's "Not Like Us" has surpassed 100 million streams on Spotify in under nine days, making it the fastest rap song to do so on the service. The track, which Lamar released as a diss song in his feud with Drake, beat out the Toronto rapper's song "God's Plan" to set the new record. Additionally, "Not Like Us" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Lamar's first song to do so.

Lamar calls out Drake throughout the song, at one point rapping: "Why you trollin' like a b*tch? Ain't you tired? Tryna strike a chord and it's probably A-Minor." He also calls out his OVO imprint as well. "They tell me Chubbs the only one that get your hand-me-downs / And Party at the party, playin' with his nose now / And Baka got a weird case, why is he around? Certified Lover Boy? Certified pedophiles," he remarks.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 05: Kendrick Lamar accepts the Best Rap Album award for “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers” onstage during the 65th GRAMMY Awards at Crypto.com Arena on February 05, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

Lamar kicked off the feud with Drake back in March by teaming up with Metro Boomin and Future to release, "Like That." In the ensuing weeks, he and Drake traded shots on several songs. Lamar's include "Euphoria," "6:16 In LA," "Meet The Grahams," and "Not Like Us." Drake, on the other hand, dropped "Push Ups," Taylor Made Freestyle," "Family Matters," and finally, "The Heart Part 6." That last track dropped on May 5. There's been silence from both artists in the time since.

Kendrick Lamar Disses Drake On "Not Like Us"

Revisit Lamar's "Not Like Us" above. Be on the lookout for further updates on Kendrick Lamar and Drake's feud on HotNewHipHop.

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Cole Blake is currently an Editor at HotNewHipHop based out of Brooklyn, New York. He began working at the site as an intern back in 2018 while studying journalism at St. John’s University. In the time since, he’s graduated with a bachelor's degree and written extensively about a wide range of topics including pop culture, film & television, politics, video games, sports, and much more. He’s also covered music festivals such as Gov. Ball and Rolling Loud. You can find him publishing work for HNHH from Monday to Wednesday or on weekends. On the sports front, Cole’s a passionate NBA and NFL fan with his favorite teams being the Indianapolis Colts and Los Angeles Lakers. He also roots for the Yankees whenever he finds himself at Yankee Stadium or the Red Storm when in the company of other SJU alumni. His favorite hip-hop artists are billy woods, Earl Sweatshirt, Cam’ron, MIKE, and Mach-Hommy.