Words: Alastair Jamesa; pictures: YouTube
Lil Nas X has trolled the internet again, while also delivering the perfect response to rappers T.I and Boosie Badazz for trying to tear him down.
The rappers brought Lil Nas X up when defending DaBaby following the backlash he’s received over his homophobic and offensive comments at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami on Sunday (25 July)
Lil Nas X seems to have to fight off his haters more than other artists do, but he always seems to have the perfect responses!
“this had to be said”
On Sunday, DaBaby made horribly offensive and ignorant comments about gay men and people living with Aids, which rightly earned him criticism from peers and has now seen him lose his partnership with the BoohooMAN.
Speaking up to defend DaBaby, T.I. said that DaBaby should be able to “speak they [sic] truth” just as Lil Nas X is “living his truth”. As reported online by XXL, Badazz used homophobic slurs when referring to Lil Nas X in his Instagram stories while also defending DaBaby.
Posting on Twitter, Lil Nas X said: “i usually don’t respond to negativity from my peers. but this had to be said,” while linking to a tweet linking to a video response from Lil Nas X.
i usually don’t respond to negativity from my peers. but this had to be said. https://t.co/j4mJIYaCdB— nope 👶🏾 (@LilNasX) July 29, 2021
However, the link actually just leads to the music video for Lil Nas X’s latest hit, ‘Industry Baby’ proving once again that Lil Nas X is the king of the clapback.
Lil Nas X already trolled us all once this week into thinking we were getting an uncensored version of the ‘Industry Baby’ video, which sees Nas and friends dance naked in the prison showers.
The song takes aim at Lil Nas X’s critics, singing, "Funny how you said it was the end. Then I went, did it again,” as well as "I told you long ago on the road. I got what they waitin' for." In other places, Lil Nas X calls out homophobes with, "I don't f*** bitches, I'm queer".
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