The age-old phrase “beef” or “beefing” has become an mainstay in recent years in the realm of Hip-Hop. Any form of the dozens or verbal jousting nowadays is misconstrued as “beef,” but what actually constitutes beef in the Hip-Hop arena versus those who operate on the periphery? I decided to revisit this topic in light of Hip-Hop’s most contemporary and salient “beef” between undisputed Boxer Floyd Mayweather and his one time friend turned foe 50 Cent.