Joyner Lucas goes in on Lil Wayne, Future and more for promoting drugs in their songs.
Joyner Lucas seems to be a man on a mission for justice of sorts in hip-hop. First, there was the release of his track "I'm Not Racist," which took aim at discrimination against minorities in America, especially since the Trump regime has set up shop in the White House. However, Lucas isn't content to simply make broad call-outs in his music - in fact, he's now turned to dragging rappers by name for supposedly supporting drug use in their lyrics.
During a recent chat with the crew over at Ebro in the Morning, Lucas took some shots at the likes of Lil Wayne, Future and Lil Pump for, in his mind, glorifying the use of drugs when they spit bars. "I've never been into artists promoting drugs," Lucas stated. "When you say those things, you telling the listener to go do the s**t. At the end of the day, I don't promote any artist, I don't care who the f**k...Wayne...it don't matter who you are. Anytime I hear an artist promoting drugs...even Future with 'percocet, molly percocet,' I don't like that s**t." The discussion later shifted to his video for "I'm Not Racist," one that he has regrets about despite the negativity that it's caught from viewers over the last little while.
"I can't make everybody happy," he continued. "That was calculated as well. There would've been no resolution if I would've went as hard with the black cat as the white man. I didn't want to do that because I wanted to create a resolution, so I let this white man speak. I let him do his thing[...]"
Check out the full interview, courtesy of Hot 97, below.