Jeezy Says Recent Rap Killings Inspired Peace Talks On Verzuz

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For a few moments during Thursday night's Verzuz, it seemed that Gucci Mane and Jeezy were close to coming to blows -- but a speech from Jeezy turned it all around.

During a recent interview on The Breakfast Club, Jeezy explained why he decided to squash the beef with Gucci once and for all.

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"I just had to make a decision," he said. "It's going to be about what I see going on and how I can contribute and let people understand it's bigger than us. For all the things you see, that King Von thing really touched me. I know [Lil] Durk well and it was surreal to get that call. Them kids. It ain't gotta be that way. It was a lot of that. What happened to Mo3, what happened to Boosie. It was a crazy weekend."

He continued, "You're just watching all these things happen and you're just like, 'Damn, this is real? It's an unselfish moment. It's like a catch-22 because you have some people like, I don't know what to tell you, I'm rich, I'm grown and I wanna see all of y'all live to be in a position like myself. It was real, bro. We could have walked away and it could have been all bad."