In 50 Cent’s book Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter, he dismisses Lloyd Banks as lazy.
“In Bank’s case, a lot of his failure to grow as an artist is connected to his emotional composition … Banks wanted things to come to him, instead of going out and getting them himself. That’s not me trying to assassinate his character. The guy has ‘lazy Lloyd’ tattooed on his arm,” 50 said and went onto explain Banks was only confident when he was a big fish in a small pond.”
On Bank’s new track “Stranger Things”, he seems to respond to 50 Cent.
“Your favorite’s nowhere near me when I’m dedicated/Always humble, usually disciplined and never hated/ Call me quiet, call me lazy, talent never faded/ It’s frustrating when your grindin’ ain’t appreciated,” he raps.
Earlier in the track, he may be taking a shot at 50
“Don’t ever bite the hand that feeds you, that’s disrespectful
BUT IF WHAT’S IN THE HAND DECEIVES YOU, NOW YOU’RE REGRETFUL
I brought integrity though every area the jet flew
It’s like I see a stranger, nothing like when I met you
At this point I don’t care to keep a friend again
When you get on to checking in that ain’t genuine,”Banks spits.