Rapper Young Thug has left music fans confused after making derogatory comments about Outkast star Andre 3000.
Although Andre has praised Young Thug in the past, the 29-year-old was quick to deny the star’s influence on hip-hop during an interview with TI. QUICKLY Podcast.
“I can’t rap you two Andre 3000 songs,” he said, adding, “I never paid attention to him. Never in my life. “
Young Thug then accused Andre 3000 of having a bloated ego, pointing out what he believes to be the main difference between working with Elton John, who he collaborated with on “High,” and working with the Outkast star.
“Elton John loves to kiss a ** – Andrew like a ** kiss,” the rapper said, saying John was excited to work with him.
Young Thug suggested that André 3000 refer him to his secretary if he wanted to set up a collaboration.
Hip-hop fans quickly mobilized to support André 3000 and his influence on music.
“Hip hop academics will remember 3k as one of the best MCs to do this,” one person wrote, adding, “Young Thug will be remembered as a budding future.”
“In 10 years, people will still know who Andre 3K is – Thug won’t be so lucky,” added another.
Another fan expressed confusion over the comments, writing: “He’s such a weird beef.”
Young Thug released their first studio album in 2019.