In more Lonzo Ball news, the Pelicans’ starting point guard is shaking the Hip-Hop table or shall we say bumping the DJ booth. The oldest Ball brother doubled-down on his Future hot take claiming the “March Madness” has more “classics” than Nas.
Lonzo Ball and this discussion about the Queensbridge legend and Future began back in 2017 when the NBA baller claimed: “nobody listens to Nas anymore.” Despite being hit numerous eye rolls, he doubled down on that statement adding: “Ain’t nobody bumping Nas no more, no disrespect to him. He had his time.”
This past Monday (Sept 2) the 21-year-old Ball added more fuel to the fire to the “debate” during an interview with Big Boy.
“I got no problem with Nas. I think he’s good, you know. … He’s obviously a legend, but I just don’t think his music is like that.”
He also added, “I think his music back then was like that, but I listen to it now… I’m not playing it. None of my friends are playing it.”
The radio host was taken back by his comments and pushed back, and Ball responded with a question asking what other classics Nas has besides Illmatic? The immediately stating that Future’s nine projects that are all held in high regard.
“But let’s really get into this, how many classic projects does he have? Honestly, ’cause people be saying he’s top five.”
“Future put out nine projects in a row that’s all hits. Dirty Sprite 2 is one of the best albums ever. 56 Nights one of the best mixtapes ever.”
As you can imagine Ball’s comments have stirred up a debate among Hip-Hop Twitter some agreeing with Ball while Nas fans are or like hell nah. We are not shocked that a 21-year-old feels this away, but hey we are always here for a good debate about the culture. You can see all the reactions in the gallery below.
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Lonzo Ball says Future has more classic projects than Nas and I can't disagree pic.twitter.com/PEiGdoI9oH— Barflaan Tedoe (@The_Barftender) September 3, 2019
Lonzo Ball: Future has more hits than Nas and therefore he's a better rapper.— Cheiks aka Amor de Madre (@Aguacatepurpura) September 3, 2019
So many wrong things.
Lonzo Ball saying Future has more classics than Nas might be a solid argument tbh— drew? (@drewwww1017) September 3, 2019
This nigga lonzo ball said that future has more classic albums than Nas yeah this clearly shows how much of nothing this new generation knows about real rap— Al Porter (@APorter26) September 3, 2019
Lonzo Ball really went on Big Boi radio show and said Future got more classic albums than Nas.....and I totally agree with him 😂🤷🏽♂️— Zel Curry (@Bitch_Im_Zel) September 2, 2019
Lonzo Ball wasn’t tripping.. Future catalog killing Nas shit it’s not even debatable— RIP Marv (@BoomHefner) September 3, 2019
Lonzo Ball really disrespecting Nas?? STILL? Man get outta here kid.— ⚔️ RŌN!N ⚔️ (@RoninsRise) September 4, 2019
Old heads mad at Lonzo Ball...I fw Nas...been listenin to him but Lonzo right— Rich Lawd (@_RichLawd) September 3, 2019
He’s 21 years old, man. If Future is his GOAT, that makes more sense then him BS’ing me like saying something like Eric B and Rakim or something. https://t.co/uf2Lvh7ocF— Kazeem Famuyide 🍎 (@Kazeem) September 3, 2019
Lonzo Ball keepin up with the Nas shit is one of the reasons why he got shipped off to New Orleans....His dumb ass deserve to be in a small market!!!!— B. Waite (@tracysson) September 3, 2019
Lonzo Ball just said Future is better than Nas it’s that kind of thinking that got you outta LA— Devil7Cix (@DVincentHarris1) August 30, 2019
Lonzo Ball Right Future Do Got More Hits Than Nas! Wat Kind Of Debate That Is?— Playa💊🍼☔️ (@1DecaturPlaya) September 3, 2019
Lonzo Ball said Future got more hits than Nas.......and he's right lmao pic.twitter.com/eAu22IlQmv— Lem (@LemuelDavis3) September 3, 2019
WHO TF IS LONZO BALL? NAS WILL EAT FUTURE, GTFOH!— NINA (@NINA8081STTOP) September 3, 2019