On the latest episode of the Million Dollaz Worth Of Game podcast, Gillie and Wallo hosted 03 Greedo. Moreover, the Watts rapper recently released his first project after his release from prison, titled Halfway There. However, their conversation sparked debate within the hip-hop community for other reasons, brought about by Greedo chastising an unknown person for wanting to start rapping at age 42. Furthermore, Gillie explained why there is an age limit in rap when it comes to how old you can be on the mic. According to Da King, there’s a certain point where you just have to give it up in a young man’s game.
“F***ing right there’s an age limit to rap,” Gillie began his argument. “If you ain’t poppin’ by a certain age, let that s**t go. Motherf***ers be like all the time, ‘Yo Gil, your platform crazy, this the perfect time drop something now.’ Shut the f**k up, man. F**k is you talking about? Do I look like a n***a that’s holding onto yesterday, n***a? Or do I look like a n***a that’s elevating? And escalating, n***a. And glowing and growing. What the f**k is wrong with you?
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Gillie Makes His Case For Ageism In Hip-Hop
“‘Let me drop another debut album at 46,’” Gillie continued as 03 Greedo and Wallo listened. “Get the f**k out of here. That is not me. That is for n***as that can only rap. F**k all that. I got bigger and better s**t that I’m gon’ climb and try to climb and get to. I’m not no n***a that’s trying to live no throwback Thursday, man. If you ain’t got no traction at all by a certain age and you still doing this s**t… loser.”
Regardless of how you might feel about that debate, it’s always something tough to navigate. Furthermore, the divide between old heads and the new generation can often feel quite hostile. In addition, the rap game seems to be getting younger with each generation, although having teenage or even pre-teen rappers is nothing new. Still, it wasn’t the most contentious battle Gillie found himself in as of late, and though Wallo seemed to have something else to say, he listened patiently. Regardless, stay logged into HNHH for the latest news and updates on 03 Greedo and the Million Dollaz Worth Of Game hosts, as well as more debates in the hip-hop world.
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