Wiz Khalifa Says He Called Out Kanye West Because No One in Hip-Hop Checks People Anymore
Wiz Khalifa feels that calling out Kanye West for using the title Waves was necessary. In a new interview with Playboy, the Pittsburgh rapper reflected on his very public feud with Kanye. Wiz explained that he was bothered by Yeezy's decision and took action like he would with any friend.
“That was a weird situation, because it was something I would do in real life," Wiz said. "All I did was speak my mind. I’m a Max B fan, and if me and Kanye were in a room and he said, ‘Yo, I’mma name my album Waves,’ I’d be like, ‘Don’t do that. You’re not allowed to do that.’ Nobody really does that these days. Nobody checks niggas like, ‘Nah, nigga.’ No one is above being spoken to, and if you’ve got real friends, they’ll tell you how they feel. That’s how I handle all my situations in real life. Even if I have a problem with somebody, I’m not gonna advertise it. We can go around the corner and we can really do it. But all in front of people? That’s not me. Niggas talk shit every day, and niggas say shit about my ex, niggas say shit about my kid. It’s all good. There’s competition in rap, and Kanye obviously sees me as that."
Wiz Khalifa seems to have some regrets about taking the issue to such a public forum as Twitter instead of speaking to Kanye West directly. But it is abundantly clear that Wiz does not see himself as being in the wrong in this unsettled beef..
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