New York rap veteran Talib Kweli is coming to Spike Lee‘s defense. The hip-hop artist has responded to disses fired at the filmmaker’s head from singer Chrisette Michele‘s husband.

Over the past 24 hours, Kweli and Doug Ellison have launched an intense e-beef against one another.

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This past weekend, Ellison sparked headlines after publicly blasting Lee.

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A few days ago, Instagram users exploded on Michele for allegedly banking $250,000 to perform at President Donald Trump‘s inauguration.

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Some reports claimed Michele will bank $250,000 for her performance.

Now we’re being told by sources close to the presidential weekend that Michele has been scheduled to perform at one of tonight’s inaugural balls, where she’ll be a little less visible. That same source tells us that despite rumors that Michele would make $750,000 for her appearance, the actual number is $250,000. (New York Daily News)