“That’s Some Real Confused Hater Isht”: Drake Responds To The U.K. Grime Rapper Who Called Him A Culture Vulture
Drake Responds To Be Called A Culture Vulture
It’s no secret that Drake loves adapting to completely different cultures, their music, and most prominently, their accents. More particularly, the rapper actually loves him some U.Okay. and so they appear to like them some him, for essentially the most half–however the feeling isn’t at all times mutual.
Drizzy has been on his Assassination Vacation Tour for the previous couple months and just lately needed to deal with an incident the place a neighborhood artist referred to as the Canadian a tradition vulture.
While the rapper has introduced out fashionable British artists like J Hus, Krept & Konan and Dave all through his completely different tour stops, another U.Okay. artists nonetheless haven’t been feeling how Drake has been working abroad. One U.Okay. grime rapper particularly, who goes by the title of Wiley, personally referred to as Drake out on Twitter final week. Aubrey sat down with Tiffany Calvar of BBC’s 1Xtra Rap Show on Saturday and addressed Wiley’s feedback, together with anybody else who may suppose he’s a tradition vulture.
“I hate that people think that, like, me being into music from these kids who are trying to make it and trying to build a name for themselves, it’s like, ‘Oh, that’s some culture vulture.’ What does that even mean?” The rapper questioned. “I don’t understand what that means. Would you rather me not acknowledge anything or support? That’s some real confused hater s**t. It is what it is. I see it a lot. I’ll never understand how supporting someone’s song or going a step further and giving someone a song, linking up, I’ll never understand how that’s not viewed as something admirable.”
He continued, calling out the grime rapper by title: “It was Wiley that said that. I just said his name cause I felt like that was some goofy s**t. But yeah, I just didn’t like that. Like what are you talking about?”
During the interview, Drake additionally addressed these individuals who say he has a pretend accent. “It’s actually funny because I think when I first came in the industry, I think I felt this pressure to, ‘Be American’ and sound American,” he defined. “I think now that we are all so proud to be from Toronto, we start talking more like how we talk.”
Wiley ended up responding to Drake’s name out on his social media pages, posting a clip of the interview on Instagram and calling the rapper “goofy.”