Kodak Black was born in 1997, a year after Tupac passed away and the same year that the Notorious B.I.G. died. Given his age, the rapper has largely been criticized for his strong opinions about the hip-hop legends that came before him.
In a clip featured on BET Prelude, the rapper talks about 'Pac being his "guardian angel.”
“Pac probably be looking down on me, like we need you, bruh,” the rapper says in the feature.
However, a recent tweet has a different tone, claiming that he is better than both Tupac AND Biggie. The comments opened a discussion on Twitter criticizing him for neglecting hip-hop history, and had many writing him off as yet another young rapper that doesn’t appreciate those that came before him.
He also recently shut down a cosign from Drake, saying that he didn’t know what he did to catch Drizzy’s attention but that it’d hold more weight if it could turn into a direct business opportunity.
“I just knew that was Drake, so… You trying to show you f**k with me or what?” the rapper told XXL. “We ain’t never talked on the phone, like he was texting me and s**t. I’m direct with it. So, if you’re trying to show me that you f**k with me, call me. Throw me on your album so I can get me some royalties.”
Bold statements coming from Kodak Black aren’t all too surprising since the rapper's career has grown but boasting he was better than the two late legends hit hip-hop heads very hard.
Check out our feature where he discusses Tupac in further detail in the BET Prelude clip below.
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