CANOE -- JAM! Music: Ex bites back at Katy Perry diss Ex bites back at Katy Perry diss
Katy Perry and Travis McCoy at the 17th annual Life Ball at Vienna City Hall in 2009. The California Rapper has addressed a song that is purportedly about him on Perry's latest record, Teenage Dream.
Rapper Travie McCoy has offered a backhanded compliment to ex-girlfriend Katy Perry for addressing their break-up in a scathing new track, Circle the Drain, insisting the star "finally has a song with some substance".
The Gym Class Heroes star split from the singer in April 2009 - eight months before she became engaged to funnyman Russell Brand.
She appears to address the break-up in a new song entitled Circle the Drain from her latest album, Teenage Dream, with lines like "You fall asleep during foreplay/'Cause the pills you take are more your forte."
Neither Perry or McCoy has directly addressed the song's none-too-subtle content, which also features Perry singing lyrics: "Wanna be your lover/ Not your f**king mother" and, "You think you're so rock and roll, but you're really just a joke/ Had the world in the palm of your hands/ But you f**king choked."
McCoy spoke to MTVNews.com on Friday, revealing he's never actually heard the song, but he appreciates the I Kissed a Girl singer seems to have addressed more serious matters in her new record.
He told the website, "I heard she put out a song that's about me, or about some old habits or whatever. (And) I look at it like this: I'm just stoked that she finally has a song with some substance on her record. Good job."