Joe Budden Gives Props To Megan Thee Stallion For "Cobra:" "You Absolutely Went Crazy On This"

Joe Budden had to eat crow after hearing "Cobra."

BYZachary Horvath
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Megan Thee Stallion did not pull any punches on her first single of the year, "Cobra." It is still at the top of the YouTube music trending list, with nearly 4.5 million views on the platform. She shed her past and let out everything that has been weighing on her mentally and emotionally. On top of that, the beat, which is Megan's first-ever producing credit, is fantastic. The swirling synths and guitar samples added to the ambiance of the track. Furthermore, the visuals, while predictable, were still so well put together and highlighted the message of the song.

Needless to say, this was a far cry from her last big single, "Bongos," with Cardi B. It went along with a similar formula that "WAP" did. Raunchy, unapologetic, and it takes itself maybe a little too seriously. One of the many people who maligned that track was Joe Budden. However, he had to eat his words after hearing "Cobra."

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Joe Budden Concedes That Megan Thee Stallion Did Her Thing

AllHipHop found a clip on Twitter (X) from Joe Budden's podcast. In the short clip, the host was stunned after listening to the single. To his credit, he did stand up and congratulate Megan for the work she put into it. He even went as far as to say that if people do not like they are just hating to hate. "Meg, yo! I ain’t gon’ lie to you. You absolutely went crazy on this." He continues, "A n**** hate on this, he hatin'. If you don’t like this you hatin’."

What are your initial thoughts on Joe Budden admitting that Megan Thee Stallion's new song, "Cobra," is really good? Were you as shocked as Budden was when you heard it? Does this have you any more intrigued for more music from Megan? We would like to hear what you have to say about all of this. With that in mind, be sure to leave all of your thoughts and opinions in the comments section below. Additionally, always keep it locked in with HNHH for all of the latest breaking news around Joe Budden and Megan Thee Stallion, as well as everything else going on around the music world.

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Zachary Horvath is the Music Freelance News Writer for HNHH. He was brought on to the staff in August 2023. The passion for music and sports has always been there and being able to share it through writing is extremely fulfilling for him. Zach looks to bring the very best content for the site.