Jermaine Dupri discovered fame within the ’90s working with hip-hop/R&B heavyweights like Da Brat, Lil’ Kim, Mariah Carey, and Monica. If given the chance, the 46-year-old trade veteran would like to relive these days once more. In a brand new interview, Dupri described as we speak’s class of feminine rappers as nothing greater than “strippers rapping.” Cardi B, former stripper and presently the most well liked feminine rapper, is now talking out towards Dupri’s feedback.
Chatting with Individuals, Dupri stated he isn’t a fan of the present crop of feminine MCs as they “are all rapping about the identical factor,”
“For me, it’s like strippers rapping. So far as rap goes, I’m not getting who’s the perfect rapper. I’m getting OK, you bought a narrative about you dancing within the membership, you bought a narrative about you dancing within the membership, you bought a narrative about you dancing within the membership. OK. All proper. Cool. Who’s going to be the rapper?… Sooner or later, any individual’s going to have to interrupt out of that mildew and discuss different issues.”
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Cardi B, who’s by no means been shy about her previous life as a stripper, took to Instagram to deal with Dupri’s stance. She argued that not all of as we speak’s feminine rappers use intercourse as a topic, and supplied up each Tierra Whack and Kamaiyah as examples. The Grammy-winning Cardi additionally defended the rappers that do discuss doing the deed — comparable to herself — saying that she raps “about her pussy as a result of my pussy is my greatest pal.”
(I’d genuinely love to listen to Dupri’s ideas on male rappers and their obsession with their very own dicks. However that’s simply me.)
Watch Dupri’s interview under, adopted by Cardi’s response. Make sure to catch Cardi on tour all through the summer time by grabbing tickets right here.
On a associated notes, right here’s a current pic of Dupri: