Lil Wayne saw critical backlash —and lost his Mountain Dew endorsement — because of his infamous line, “beat that pu–y up like Emmett Till,” on Future’s “Karate Chop.” Though he issued a written apology to the Till family in May, the YMCMB rhymer felt it appropriate to send his regards again during a recent performance.
These days, a record’s hot or not status is solidified when it inspires verses from the top rappers in the game. Future’s “Karate Chop” currently sits atop of that list. Over the weekend, we received the latest take on the club smash courtesy of Wiz Khalifa.
A few tracks with summer anthem potential dropped a little too early to be crowned such, but fret not because that’s what remixes are for. Ace Hood’s “Bugatti” and Rocko’s “U.O.E.N.O.” are among a few track to receive a remodeling with hopes of extending their shelf lives. Future attempts to do the same with a remix for FBG: […]
It hasn’t been a good public relations year for Rick Ross and Lil Wayne, with both men under fire for lyrics that many say crossed the lines of decency. One radio station has responded to the popular rappers and their questionable output by pulling their music off the air.
Like many, Stevie Wonder is not happy with Lil Wayne’s distasteful use of Emmitt Till’s name, but he can’t seem to understand why no one warned the rapper beforehand. Wonder believes that rather than recording the lyrics, found on the remix to Future’s “Karate Chop” record, Weezy’s reference to the slain teen, should’ve never made […]
Epic Records is feeling the heat from Lil Wayne’s disrespectful lyrics mentioning the late Emmett Till, on a Future track. Weezy makes a distasteful comparison between the teen—who was viciously murdered for whistling at a White woman over 50 years ago—and his bedroom skills.
Is it too late to don Future king of the chorus? That title may be brash to you, but hear this rationale. Future has numerous hits under his belt including “Tony Montana,” “Turn Off the Lights” and the soon-to-be smash “Good Kush & Alcohol,” all of which have monstrous hooks. And now, the Atlanta rapper […]