NBA Youngboy's Security Guard Explains Why He Didn't Stop Foolio

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Youngboy's security guard is giving a long-overdue explanation.

A few years ago, NBA Youngboy had a notorious incident where Florida rapper Foolio and his group pulled up on him. Various different perspectives on the altercation emerged for weeks afterward. But one person's perspective is only now coming out. That's Youngboy's former security guard who talked about the incident in a recent podcast appearance. In the clip, he explains that he saw the confrontation coming as it was about to unfold. He gives two different explanations for why he didn't intervene on Youngboy's behalf.

The first reason given is a pretty simple one that most people will relate to, he wasn't being paid at the time. "I was off the clock, so I sit down and just watch," he says in the interview which elicits a hilarious response. He also elaborates on how part of him wanted to give both rappers the opportunity to act as gangster as they pretend to be in their music. "Sometimes you gotta give it to them since they talk to street. And they sometimes try to apply that to the business and I'm not with that." Check out the full interview clip below.

NBA Youngboy's Security Guard Talks Foolio Incident

Recently, NBA Youngboy's behavior has caused fans to worry about his well-being on numerous occasions. Last week he got a concerning new tattoo that many fans have interpreted as a literal cry for help. that's because the tattoo is the actual work "HELP" all-caps and in bold black letters.

That new tat came after a series of attention-grabbing Instagram posts that furthered fan concerns. In one of them Youngboy explains just how much money he's spent on various things since becoming famous. The tallies felt a bit out of control to a lot of fans. An even more bizarre post came from his cat's Instagram. There he claimed that he was crying out for help and taking copious amounts of drugs in a message from the perspective of his own, cat. What do you think of the reasons NBA Youngboy's bodyguard gives for not interfering despite seeing Foolio coming? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.
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