03 Greedo Apologizes To J. Cole For Past Criticism

03 Greedo has retracted his previous criticism of J. Cole.

BYCole Blake
03 Greedo Apologizes To J. Cole For Past Criticism

03 Greedo has apologized to J. Cole for previously calling his music "trash." In a post on Twitter, Sunday, he retracted his criticism from a 2018 interview with VladTV. Greedo remarked that Cole "kills every fuccin feature."

“Dear J.Cole i was 103% inaccurate about you being [trash],” he wrote. “You kill every fuccin feature. So id like to take my 2018 statements bacc @JColeNC is top tier. I was just trying to express myself believing n***as with street images don’t get counted as lyricist.” Fans praised Greedo for making amends with Cole in the replies to his post.

Read More: 03 Greedo Calls J. Cole Lame: “I Hate That N—a’s Music”

03 Greedo At SXSW

As for Greedo's original comments, he went in at length on the KOD rapper. “I don’t like anything from J. Cole, whether his album is coming out or not,” he said at the time. “I didn’t even know that n***a was dropping an album, to be real. I saw some news and saw J. Cole name and I got mad — I always get mad. I hate that n***a music. I don’t hate him personally, I wouldn’t like beat him up or try to start something. [His music] is trash. J. Cole not like that bro, but looking at you [DJ Vlad], you’re the kinda guy he makes music for, you feel me?"

He added: “The plain old background guy — ‘I’m chilling, I want a calmed down life,’ you know what I’m saying? I’m making music for the n***as who done lost somebody in the system, lost somebody in the streets, n***as who wanna show that we really got a heart even though we out here thuggin.’ I don’t relate to that shit — he ain’t getting no fucking hair done or haircut. That man look crazy. So he gon’ have these young n-ggas that look up to him walking around like that. Got my lil’ nephews and shit looking crazy. No, n-gga, you should be dressed to impress.”

Greedo Retracts His Comments

Elsewhere in the 2018 VladTV interview, Greedo slammed Cole's comments on rappers who drink lean. He also trolled the Dreamville founder for his “Wet Dreamz” music video. "Wrap your shit up and go," he said. "That shit lame, bro. I don’t like that shit.”

Read More: 03 Greedo Is At It Again: “No Thanx J Cole”


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