Bobby Shmurda: Don't Reenact My Music

Bobby Shmurda: Don't Reenact My Music

Brooklyn rapper calls in to Ebro in the Morning from prison.

Published October 25, 2015

Bobby Shmurda doesn't seem to be getting out of jail anytime soon — it was reported last month that a judge won't budge on his $2 million bail — so he used his phone time to reach out to his fans with a message of caution.

Speaking to Ebro in the Morning, Shmurda first dispelled rumors that he's having a hard time behind bars. “I’m always gonna be good. I heard a bunch of rumors about stuff happening to me, ain’t nobody laid a finger on me yet," he explained. "I get love from everywhere. Of course I got my haters, but what they say? ‘You ain’t got no haters, you ain’t poppin.’ You know how that s**t go.”

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Still, he says his young fans should by no means follow his example. “This s**t ain’t sweet. To all the kids out there, my music is not for nobody to go reenact or something. It’s something that I been through, it’s something that is where I come from,” he said.

“A lot of people don’t come from where I come from, a lot do," Shmurda continued. "But the people that do come from where I come from, it don’t make it right for the things I talk about, to go outside and do it. It’s okay to be in the club and reenact when we dancing and having fun. That’s about it, don’t take it farther than the club. These people not playing with us right now. Young Black men, young kids period. They not playing with nothing right now. They trying to take eight years out my life right now.”

Listen to Shmurda's full interview below and watch the BET Hip Hop Awards Rewind! Bobby Shmurda's Hot Closer, in the video.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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