T.I. Has Some Choice Words After the Criticism of His Tupac-Inspired Outfit

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 07:  Recording artist T.I. attends the Press Room of the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center on April 7, 2017 in New York City. The event will broadcast on HBO Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00 pm ET/PT  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

T.I. Has Some Choice Words After the Criticism of His Tupac-Inspired Outfit

You really did have to be there.

Published April 10, 2017

2017 truly has become Tupac’s posthumous golden year as his first-ever biopic is preparing for a June 16 landing, the hip-hop icon’s birthday, and his official induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame occurred on Friday (April 7).

But even after T.I.’s exceptional tribute performance, complemented by a classic Tupac outfit that admittedly didn’t stand a chance among the undefeated internet, he’s here to remind everyone of what real honor to a rap legend looks like. 

The ensemble consisted of a leather corset-styled vest with suspenders over top a white T-shirt and a black bandanna tied around his head, a signature 'Pac look from the ‘90s.

“Guess you just had to be there,” he starts off in his caption beneath his photo beside the actual Tupac ensemble that he channeled for the performance. “Y'all young, forever commentating, over-opinionated [motherf**kers] got s**t to say always! When the Biggie s**t went left because a [motherf**ker] from [y’all generation] forgot the words, y'all had a [f**king] fit!”

Tip’s thoughts were referring to the very unforgettable performance of a very forgetful Rich Homie Quan during the late New York rap legend Notorious B.I.G.’s tribute at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors.

“Now some real [n****s with] real love in [their] hearts get up and dedicate themselves to honor the legacy of a true American hip-hop, rock and roll legend, that would make him and his family proud,” the King of the South continued. “It's some negative s**t to be said about that as well.”

Taking his hat off to the tribute’s other stars, Alicia Keys, Treach, YG and one of Pac’s closest West Coast rap companion’s Snoop Dogg, Tip slammed down the new school critics and patted himself on the back anyway. Of the night’s stellar stage events, Tip performed his rendition of Pac’s venerated anthem of hope “Keep Ya Head Up” while Alicia held down the piano with a compilation of classics from Pac like “I Ain’t Mad At Cha” and “Ambitionz as a Ridah.” YG and Snoop also joined duo forces for “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted,” a single that Snoop was originally included on for Pac’s All Eyez on Me.  

“A real G was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and everybody who was alive during this era was satisfied,” Tip concluded. “And that’s all that matters! This is our era. We determine what’s what [with] this s**t here! So f**k whoever don’t like it! We reject your deposit!”

Words spoken from a true old-school OG.

Read his response to the critics in the post below.

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

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