Waka Flocka Doesn’t Trust Artists Who Try To “Balance The Streets & Music”
Written by B87FM on April 14, 2022
Actual-life conflicts typically unfold in Hip Hop and it could trigger chaos that might have been prevented. In a style the place we have now witnessed many rappers make it large as they climb out of the road life and into stardom, there are nonetheless those that not solely carry their blocks on their backs however typically get into Rap beefs over feeling as if their crews or colours have been disrespected.
In an interview with the Off The File podcast, Waka Flocka spoke candidly about why rappers can’t reside two lives and the way artists have to take duty for his or her harmful life as soon as they make it large.
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“I used to be bringing the lifestyle into Rap,” stated Waka. “I wasn’t supposed to try this.” Akademiks needed him to elucidate what he meant. “Alright, put it like this; I received [an] electrical wire, proper?… However then, I lastly came upon I can swim in water with out getting shocked. So, I begin swimming. I’m like, ‘Oh, this sh*t is cool! It’s completely happy!’ However at some point, I drop a plug in that mom*cker and all people get electrocuted. So, is swimming harmful? Or what you simply did made it harmful.”
“That means, that persons are bringing hazard into a life-style that pulled them out of danger,” the rapper added. “So, you make it harmful. You may’t tiptoe in a single and stroll within the different. You gotta put two legs, two arms, and your head ahead whenever you’re strolling.”
Waka stated he can’t belief somebody who’s attempting to “balance the streets and music” as a result of there it doesn’t exist. “Both you’re avenue otherwise you’re music. That’s it.” He admitted that there was a time when he was “bringing the life-style into Rap,” so he is aware of firsthand what that may do for somebody’s profession and their lifestyle.
Try the clip of Waka Flocka‘s interview with Off The File under.