50 Cent is undoubtedly one of the most popular rappers in the history of the Hip-Hop world, as he has worldwide appeal and has appeared in various mediums such as games, movies, books and more. 50 Cent supports DaBaby, and the rap legend is also known to defend those he believes in. DaBaby is a popular rapper in the Hip-Hop world right now, but he is also known to take things too far and is also a subject of controversy, and some are blaming Fif’s tutelage for that. He managed to make headlines for all the wrong reasons recently as well.
During his performance at Rolling Loud in Miami, DaBaby caused quite a stir after making a controversial and homophobic statement. This led to fans being irate and bashing him on social media.
All of this has led to him being cancelled by fans and events alike. On top of that, he was dropped from the Lollapalooza lineup. To add to his woes, he was removed from the Governor’s Ball as well as more shows.
DaBaby previously posted a half-hearted apology for his harmful and insensitive remarks as he took to Instagram, but then he would go on to delete the post. Due to this, he was subject to even more backlash from fans, who simply had no interest in forgiving him.
While speaking to the Neighborhoodtalk, 50 Cent gave his take on DaBaby’s current controversy and plight. 50 Cent made it clear that he believes DaBaby will bounce back the same way Chris Brown did despite being cancelled so many times.
“He is a really talented, special artist, right. And he just transitioned from being in that pool that everyone’s in as a Rap artist. Like, they didn’t notify him that he’s turning into a superstar.”
There’s nobody that tells you, ‘Now, you’re held to these standards,’ that are mainstream standards that you can’t say things and you can’t do these different things. He didn’t have a publicist involved and this is why the response took so long. Even his apology, the first apology attempt at it, was what made it worse. You know what it is? When a person makes a general statement, ’cause he made a general statement on stage, he’s not directing that to any individual, but what happens is he’s still new and he’s being attacked by individuals.
“He’s only two years into his career. There’s no artist development. There’s no strong A&R in this. There’s definitely no media training.” 50 Cent is confident that DaBaby can “bounce back” from the scandal, adding: “Remember they tried to cancel Chris Brown five or six times.”
Ironically, Chris Brown himself came down on DaBaby in a big way. He told him to shut up and put his mic down in so many words.
Nick Cannon also recently supported DaBaby and told fans to embrace the rapper. DaBaby is likely feeling remorseful after his homophobic comments at the Rolling Loud show in Miami. It seems Miley Cyrus certainly has her work cut out for her if she truly will try to help DaBaby get better.
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