YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more reportedly as soon as turned down a function with Lil Child and $1 million for a function with Tekashi 6ix9ine.
Although he is without doubt one of the youngest within the sport, NBA YoungBoy has at all times operated utterly in another way from his counterparts with regards to his music. Earlier than he even reached the authorized consuming age, the Baton Rouge rapper launched No. 1 albums, was named the ‘King of YouTube,’ and took a musical hiatus on a number of events for his personal causes.
Whereas followers had been already used to the rapper being so unorthodox in his profession, they by no means might have imagined that they’d be taught that YoungBoy as soon as left J. Cole hanging within the studio for eight hours, passing on the chance to collaborate with the enduring veteran rap star. For his personal private causes, the rapper reportedly by no means confirmed up on the studio or had the courtesy to name. DJ Akademiks has shared some extra anecdotes, and because it seems, the 21-year-old rapper additionally as soon as turned down the possibility to workforce up with Atlanta rapper Lil Baby on a observe.
In a latest commentary, DJ Akademiks recalled the time NBA YoungBoy rejected a Lil Child collab which he thought on the time was fairly weird although he revered such a agency determination. “YoungBoy informed me when Lil Child hit him up for a function,” Akademiks says within the clip. “I bear in mind he informed me, ‘Ak, I’m not doing music proper now.’ And I bear in mind saying, ‘YoungBoy, for those who don’t f***ing do a tune with Lil Child, n***a …’”
“Trigger I gave him a complete checklist, I bear in mind I sat within the automobile with him, I informed him a complete checklist of n***as who he ought to do songs with,” he continued. “And I bear in mind him telling me, ‘You recognize I can’t do a tune with him.’ He was telling me all sort of beefs, I used to be like, I didn’t know the meat was that deep. I get it. However I’m telling you the information. This n***a YoungBoy, he don’t care about that sh*t. I bear in mind telling him, ‘It is a no f***ing brainer.’ And he was similar to, ‘Bro, I don’t care.’”
In accordance with a rumor circulating on-line, YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more additionally as soon as turned down a function with Tekashi 6ix9ine. After the rainbow-haired rapper’s public downfall in his excessive profile racketeering case, which noticed him become a federal informant and assist carry down a number of members of the Nine Trey Blood gang, artists had been staying huge of him and nonetheless are for worry of being related to “a rat.”
It was, subsequently, loads much less stunning to listen to that NBA YoungBoy allegedly refused $1 million for that collaboration. 6ix9ine did finally discover a Platinum-selling No. 1 hit with the Nicki Minaj-assisted “Trollz” however we’re but to see some other artists take that danger. What could seem much less comprehensible is how YoungBoy might have mentioned no to a function with Apple Music’s 2020 Artist of the Yr, Lil Child, however we suppose the meat was simply “that deep,” as DJ Akademiks urged.
Would you could have been down with a collaboration between YoungBoy and Lil Child?