Post Malone has been giving the side-eye by the hip-hop community for some time. A video of him saying “N*gga” went viral and he was forced to apologize. He also made the following remark about hip-hop music.
“If you’re looking for lyrics, if you’re looking to cry, if you’re looking to think about life, don’t listen to hip-hop… There’s great hip-hop songs where they talk about life and they really spit that real sh*t, but right now, there’s not a lot of people talking about real sh*t.”
Once the tweet resurfaced, the “White Iverson” quickly went back and deleted it, but it was too late. People screenshot tweets in 2018. Especially if it’s a juicy one that people know can do some damage.
He once said that he wanted to leave the genre and make country music instead. We think he needs to revisit that plan. Hip-hop is tired of having to come to the defense of privileged white boys who think it’s cool to throw that word around.