The Internet Roasts Dave East For Calling Lil Nas X' "Old Town Road" Wack
Is Dave East right or is he hating?
Lil Nas X recently made history. The young rapper's breakout hit, "Old Town Road," had the most streams in one week ever. There is one person who isn't a fan of the song, however. And that's Harlem rapperDave East.
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On his Instagram, East revealed his distaste for the song, calling it wack. East said:
This fucking 'Old Town Road' shit is fucking wack. I don't know what the fuck is going on with hip-hop or rap but...that shit is wack with a cape on it. It's super wack.
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East's comments quickly spread around. And Twitter took the side of Lil Nas X, mentioning the lack of hits East has:
None— BlackySpeakz (@BlackySpeakz) 1555615768
\u201cNah Dave East really got on here with ZERO HIT RECORDS OF HIS OWN and tried to hate on a nigga who might fuck around and go diamond on his first swing. Literally some hater shit if I ever saw it. The worst shit about it is that the song not even rap it\u2019s country (on purpose) LOL\u201d— #1 Howard Dj All Time. (@#1 Howard Dj All Time.) 1555619490
\u201cHe\u2019s entitled to his opinion, but Old Town Road is better than any Dave East song\u201d— CURE (@CURE) 1555610716
None— Megatron (@Megatron) 1555605661
Some agreed with East, however:
\u201cY\u2019all know Dave East doesn\u2019t have to agree with your opinion on music he is his own man No one will ever agree with everything you agree with get off his case guys focus on y\u2019all self\u201d— Jewice (@Jewice) 1555620824
None— \ud83d\udc51SouthSide Lucc \ud83d\udc51 (@\ud83d\udc51SouthSide Lucc \ud83d\udc51) 1555608764
Lil Nas X didn't seem to take it too hard.
What you think?