03 Greedo, Gillie & Wallo Debate Whether There’s An Old Age Limit In Rap

Should rappers hang up the mic if they don’t make it by 40?

BYGabriel Bras Nevares
03 Greedo, Gillie & Wallo Debate Whether There’s An Old Age Limit In Rap

On the latest episode of the Million Dollaz Worth Of Game podcast, Gillie and Wallo hosted 03 Greedo. Moreover, the Watts rapper recently released his first project after his release from prison, titled Halfway There. However, their conversation sparked debate within the hip-hop community for other reasons, brought about by Greedo chastising an unknown person for wanting to start rapping at age 42. Furthermore, Gillie explained why there is an age limit in rap when it comes to how old you can be on the mic. According to Da King, there's a certain point where you just have to give it up in a young man's game.

"F***ing right there’s an age limit to rap," Gillie began his argument. "If you ain’t poppin’ by a certain age, let that s**t go. Motherf***ers be like all the time, ‘Yo Gil, your platform crazy, this the perfect time drop something now.’ Shut the f**k up, man. F**k is you talking about? Do I look like a n***a that’s holding onto yesterday, n***a? Or do I look like a n***a that’s elevating? And escalating, n***a. And glowing and growing. What the f**k is wrong with you?

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Gillie Makes His Case For Ageism In Hip-Hop

"'Let me drop another debut album at 46,'" Gillie continued as 03 Greedo and Wallo listened. "Get the f**k out of here. That is not me. That is for n***as that can only rap. F**k all that. I got bigger and better s**t that I’m gon’ climb and try to climb and get to. I’m not no n***a that’s trying to live no throwback Thursday, man. If you ain’t got no traction at all by a certain age and you still doing this s**t... loser."

Regardless of how you might feel about that debate, it's always something tough to navigate. Furthermore, the divide between old heads and the new generation can often feel quite hostile. In addition, the rap game seems to be getting younger with each generation, although having teenage or even pre-teen rappers is nothing new. Still, it wasn't the most contentious battle Gillie found himself in as of late, and though Wallo seemed to have something else to say, he listened patiently. Regardless, stay logged into HNHH for the latest news and updates on 03 Greedo and the Million Dollaz Worth Of Game hosts, as well as more debates in the hip-hop world.

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Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.