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Latto Regrets Speaking About Male Rapper Who Sexually Harassed Her

“I didn’t want it to distract from the music or anything so I kind of wish, in a way, I didn’t say that.”

Rapper Latto is discussing her recent comments about the unwanted sexual advances she received from an unidentified male rapper featured on her new album.

In case you missed it, on Mar. 18, Latto stopped by Big Boy TV where she shed some light on what happened behind the scenes on her upcoming album 777 releasing on Friday (Mar. 25).  The “Big Energy” artist said that an unnamed male rapper had refused to clear his verse on her song because she didn’t respond to his sexual requests via DM.

“I love the song so much and I had to turn it in yesterday, so I didn’t really have a choice,” she explained. “So I was backed into a corner, like, bullied. But I wish more females would speak up on stuff. I know like the label didn’t [step up]; they say, ‘You know, don’t do that. It’s bad business,’ or whatever. Man, these folks be trying to drop nuts on female rappers, like I’m not gonna shut up about it.”

Ultimately, the verse was cleared, and Latto decided to leave it on her album.

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While the rapper’s identity wasn't revealed, fans of the Atlanta artist attempted to find the tracklist for the project to find out who it could be.

In a new interview, Latto says that she kind of regrets speaking up about the controversy.

Heading to The Breakfast Club on Wednesday (Mar. 23), she says that she didn’t intend to make the incident into “a whole thing.”

“I just was looking at it as, like, I’m a new female rapper in the game. I wish somebody could have gave me some insight about how this stuff really goes. You hear, like, ‘Oh, female rappers have it harder,’” she shared.  “But I really wanted to give a little insight as to what specifically makes it harder for a female rapper. I didn’t want it to distract from the music or anything so I kind of wish, in a way, I didn’t say that.”

While deciding not to name the artist, although The Breakfast Club co-host Charlamagne Tha God asked if it was Kodak Black, Latto chose to take the high road and focus all attention on 777 instead.

“I don’t wanna say who it was,” she said. “I just feel like…it’s gonna distract from the music and my intentions is not to get anyone dragged or anything.

Kodak headed to his Twitter to clear his name that it was not him that is in the mix of the rapper’s controversy.

Watch the full interview below:

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