Sexyy Red has some hefty co-signs from her peers, including Nicki Minaj, who hopped on the remix to her breakthrough hit “Pound Town.” But she’s on the receiving end of a lot of hate, and NLE Choppa is speaking out about it.
The St. Louis native has been making waves since the Tay Keith-assisted smash hit “Pound Town” became a viral sensation on TikTok after its January release.
However, her recent appearance at the 2023 BET Awards made Sexyy Red the talk of the town after she and a heavily pregnant Chrisean Rock put on an impromptu performance of her raunchy hit song from the audience.
NLE Choppa caught wind of the negative comments and took to social media to defend his “S### me out” collaborator. He called out the haters, saying he loves the rapper’s energy and music. NLE Choppa urged people to stop the online attacks and be more open-minded in their music tastes.
“Y’all need people like Sexyy Red to create a balance from serious music,” NLE Choppa explained in a video. “And s### that you can have fun to.”
Choppa pointed out Sexyy Red has a child to support and “she’s making money trying to make sure that her baby is straight.” NLE Choppa also said he was defending Sexyy Red because he hasn’t seen anybody else do it.
“Why our own community gotta tear down our own people?” he asked before questioning why fans don’t embrace her or try to understand her music.
He captioned the video, “Y’all don’t know how comments can effect someone everyday life. Keep being you @SexyyRed314_ don’t change for nobody but yourself! You know I’m supporting!”