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Kanye: Michael Jordan 'still won't meet with me' over 2015 lyric

Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE / Reuters

Michael Jordan is apparently still bitter over Kanye West's declaration that Yeezy overtook Jordan Brand.

During a recent appearance on the "Drink Champs" podcast, West revealed he's been getting the cold shoulder from Jordan because of the line "Yeezy just jumped over Jumpman" from his 2015 track "Facts."

"Jordan still won't meet with me. I'm trying to meet with Michael Jordan," West said. "I'm like, man, 'It's a song, man.' Michael Jordan said this thing like, 'Why y'all acting like Virgil (Abloh) made me hot? These shoes is hot.'"

West originally launched his Yeezy line of shoes in collaboration with Nike - Jordan Brand's parent company - but he left Nike in 2013 to join Adidas.

West offered an apology to Jordan for the lyric in 2016, tweeting, "I'm sorry Michael Jordan. I love and respect you. My beef was with (Nike executive chairman) Mark Parker. I respect you so much!"

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