Vince Staples Defends Lil Yachty & Logic With A Rant About Furniture
Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY)
(AllHipHop News) Lil Yachty's music has become the source of resentment over the state of modern rap. While some Hip Hop followers take issue with the Atlanta native's style of rhyming, he apparently has a backer in Vince Staples.
The California-raised emcee took to Twitter to defend Yachty. Over a series of tweets, Staples attempted to make a connection between fans criticizing a rapper's work and owning expensive furniture. He posted:
WASSUP MAN I JUST WANTED YALL TO KNOW THAT I JUST SPILLED APPLE JUICE ON A VICO MAGISTRETTI. NOT A KNOCK OFF, NOT A LOW PRICE VINTAGE, BUT A NEVER BEFORE OWNED BLUE SUEDE VICO MAGISTRETTI. THIS OCCURRENCE LED ME TO THE FOLLOWING CONCLUSION. SEE FOLLOWING TWEET.... YOU CANT REVIEW HIP HOP UNTIL YOU SHOW US YOUR FURNITURE. NO GREEN SCREEN / WAREHOUSE SET UPS AND NO NECK UP SHOTS. IF YOU GONNA SPEAK ON WHAT WE OUT HERE DOING WE NEED TO SEE IF YOU COMFORTABLE WITH SHOWING US WHERE YOU SIT WHEN YOU WATCH ATLANTA ON FX. SEE FOLLOWING TWEET. I JUST TALKED TO MY LITTLE BROTHER YATCHY AND HE WAS UNEASED BY THE WAY PEOPLE SPEAK ON HIS CRAFT. IF ITS ONE THING I KNOW ITS THAT MY LITTLE BROTHER BOAT DONT GOT NO CLEARANCE IKEA SH-T IN HIS HOUSE. SO DONT SPEAK ON HIM UNTIL YOU FAN SAY THE SAME GOODNIGHT.
The Big Fish Theory album creator also showed support for Maryland rapper Logic:
IM ALSO SEING NERD JOKES BEING THROWN AT THE TEAM LIGHT SKINNED GENERAL LOGIC. IMA NEED TO SEE SOME BACKGROUND ON YOU N-GGAS BEFORE YOU PRETEND YOU NOT A B-TCH WE NOT GOING FOR THAT. BEFORE ANYONE DISAGREES WITH ANYTHING IM SAYING JUST KNOW THAT EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY AND I LOVE YOU. ALSO KNOW THAT I JUST SPILLED APPLE JUICE ON A VICO MAGISTRETTI.
#GTFOMD ON EVERYTHING RIGHT NOW PLAY IT FOR YOUR LOVED ONES THAT YOU DONT LOVE LIKE THAT. AND TO ALL THE PEOPLE REVIEWING MUSIC WITH SUBPAR FURNITURE I UNDERSTAND YALL TALK NICE ABOUT ME BUT IT AINT ABOUT ME RIGHT NOW ITS ABOUT UPLIFTING THE MELANIN.
Staples then turned the conversation to Azealia Banks and her highly publicized spat with Russell Crowe:
I WONDER WHEN YALL GONNA MAKE A YOUTUBE ABOUT RUSSELL CROWE FROM THE GLADIATOR SPITTING AT AZEALIA BANKS? HE CANT COME TO THE NORF AND FANTASEA 2 ABOUT TO DROP SO WE SHOULD TALK ABOUT IT. YALL LET RUSSELL CROWE SPIT AT AZEALIA BANKS BUT IF TYLER PERRY SPIT AT TAYLOR SWIFT IT WOULD BE NO MORE MEDEAS MOVIES. LOL BUT IM SERIOUS
Vince Staples clearly recognized his Twitter rant would gain media attention. He provided a preemptive response to the press:
Def Jam told me to be more “active on social media” so I hope this what they was talking about. I love y’all. If it’s a slow news day tomorrow make sure y’all post this with the headline “Vince Staples has uplifting talk with fans about home decor and black power”. Goodnight.