Future was interviewed right now on Los Angeles’ Power 106 radio station. At one level, host J Cruz requested the rapper if he would ever collaborate with R. Kelly once more following their 2012 Pluto collaboration “Parachute.” “Man, who is that,” Future responded. “I thought we had forgot about that.”
“We giving it too much attention, you know what I’m sayin,” he continued. “When you give things too much attention, they blow up. That’s why he gon’ blow up. That’s why his music gonna do what it did ’cause y’all keep talkin’ about it. Stop talking about it, it’ll go away.”
When requested if there was a way of “fake outrage” surrounding Kelly, Future stated: “I don’t know what it is, there’s just too many people talking about it, you know what I’m sayin. Behind the scenes, there’s supposed to be things done how they’re supposed to be done. Stop giving it negative attention, attention.” Watch the total interview under (feedback about Kelly start round 9:00). Pitchfork has reached out to Future’s representatives for additional remark.
The query about Kelly got here after Future stated that he received’t be “restricting his creativity” or censor his lyrics primarily based on what listeners is likely to be offended by. “I’m not trying to offend no one when I do anything,” he stated. “I have no ill intentions—no ill will.”
Over the weekend, Lifetime aired the six-episode documentary collection “Surviving R. Kelly.” It included interviews with a number of girls who outlined allegations of abuse. Following the documentary, R. Kelly’s Spotify streams reportedly saw a major enhance.
After the airing of “Surviving R. Kelly,” Chicago State Attorney Kim Foxx held a press convention encouraging any survivors and witnesses with details about Kelly to contact her workplace in order to initiate an investigation.
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