DaBaby recently made homophobic comments while he was on stage during a festival in Miami. Of course, there had to be consequences. The rapper revealed how his actions impacted his career and definitely not in a good way.
Following the criticism, Dababy was removed from various festival lineups, while his contemporaries, including Dua Lipa, Madonna, and Questlove, condemned his remarks.
In an interview with the Full Send Podcast, DaBaby recalled, “In other people’s eyes, I’m like a f*cking household name.” He also revealed that his bank account also suffered. For the first time, he admitted that his “hurtful and triggering” remarks caused him to lose a Burger King endorsement.
“I had my own meal at Burger King. A lot of people don’t know that. It was called the Jonathan Kirk Meal,” he described the fast-food meal, which was named after him. “I shot a commercial for it and everything. They got my name on the box, everything.”
But after his outrageous remarks, it was abandoned. “That’s when all the controversy and shit popped off,” DaBaby said. “Keep It Real Meal” by DaBaby was never released in shops. Instead, Burger King collaborated with other celebrities, such as Nelly and Anitta, on their own dishes.
DaBaby also said during the interview that he received $300,000 for his part in Dua Lipa’s “Levitating (Remix)” song. He is now getting ready to release Baby on Baby 2, the follow-up to his 2019 debut album Baby on Baby, in early August.
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