(AllHipHop News) A month after Troy Ave was revealed as one of the members of XXL’s 2014 Freshman Class, Game discredited all the rappers in that class on “Bigger Than Me”. Yesterday (June 23rd), Troy Ave became the first member of the 2014 class to speak out publicly about Game’s diss.
In an interview with DJ Absolut, Troy described Game’s diss to the 2014 XXL Freshman Cover artists as “shenanigans”. Before admitting he did not hear the record himself, he did surmise Game’s premise from what he gathered from “hearsay”:
It was really hearsay but it was something to the effect of the class is soft and they’re not Weezy. He came in with Young Jeezy and stuff like that. It sounds like shenanigans to me. I haven’t really heard it so I cant speak on it fully until I hear the record and see what he talking ’bout. It aint affecting nothing that I’m doing over here for this New York City and this East Coast environment that I got on fire.
Troy recently released a remix to his single “Your Style” featuring Puff Daddy, Ma$e and T.I. Later in the interview he makes a comparison between the support T.I. has given to his young career to a rap veteran he’s been compared to more than anyone can count:
It kind of got the feel when 50 had to go with Eminem and Dr. Dre to get put on. Know what I mean?
Check out the full interview below: