In Episode 7 of the podcast, the conversation started when DJ Akademiks said, “I don’t feel like everybody in the industry f*** with him type sh*t,” to which Savage responded that rappers are picking sides between Youngboy and Lil Durk. He further said, “Can’t no n**** that say they know street n***a be in the middle.”
21 Savage explained why most rappers chose to support Lil Durk over other rappers. Y’all just do songs here and there, cool. NBA YoungBoy & 21 Savage
“If you really f*** with a n****..now if you just musically f*** with a n****? The animosity began when Lil Durk’s best friend, King Von, was shot and murdered in an altercation between NBA Youngboy’s gang and Von’s crew. 21 Savage says rappers in the industry are not working with NBA YoungBoy because of their loyalty to Lil Durk. Sadly, King Von was killed in the gunfight. DJ Akademiks and 21 Savage talk about why rappers don’t mess with NBA YoungBoy #FREETOP ??? The infamous episode is available now as of September 29th on Spotify. Share this:
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Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Keep yo bh as ova there,” said the artiste firmly as he stated his stance. This brotherly code is taken very seriously and can be seen making ripples in NBA Youngboy’s career. pic.twitter.com/51lxhxoErc
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This added fuel to the online battle between the two rappers and whether it was out of spite or because she saw an opportunity, and this brought the battle to a catastrophic peak. You don’t have to pick sides.. “Rappers don’t f**k with NBA Youngboy because they f*** with Lil Durk. It comes down to simple street etiquette. but you gotta be a certain type of artist to be in the middle, “explained 21 Savage. This incident was discussed in the latest episode where DJ Akademiks brought up the lull in support from his fellow musicians. After their breakup, Asian Doll turned to the enemy’s side and collaborated with NBA Youngboy for a music video. Check out the full interview for more insight. Most rappers who understand the street code and respect their friends in a brotherly way would never associate with their friend’s foe. On November 6th, King Von, NBA Youngboy, and Cuando Rondo’s crews went to a hookah lounge and got into a deadly brawl. Many fans assume that certain feuds are founded on little issues and don’t affect the lives and careers of rappers, but 21 Savage sheds light on this and reveals why NBA Youngboy may not be receiving as much support as he could. It doesn’t have to result in a physical altercation, but it might lead to a cold war or blacklist for that artiste. NBA Youngboy recently dropped his latest album, Sincerely, Kentrell. For quite some time, things had been heating up between King Von and NBA Youngboy, with their feud centering on Von’s ex, Asian Doll. However, many rappers did not support the project, at least not publicly. 21 Savage shared some insight into the lives of rappers and their feuds on DJ Akademiks’ podcast, Off The Record. But if you kicking it like a n**** yo brudda or like I rock with this n***a then you gotta stand on that I feel like,” said Savage. “If it’s me don’t be in my face like with all that sht like and then be fing with a n**** who you know..killed my boy.