Young Thug Says “I Will Never Buy a Jay-Z CD”

by Samantha Denäe

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Young Thug recently sat down for an interview with GQ where he discussed all things music. Thug, who is not too equipped on interviews where he supplies long statements – like the cover story for Complex, did a pop up interview for the mens magazine.

During the interview he stated that although Jay-Z has some ill lyrics, he would never buy an album based off of his age. Check out the excerpt below:

“JAY Z HAS SOME OF THE SICKEST LYRICS EVER, BUT I WOULD NEVER BUY HIS CD.”

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GQ: Are you a music lifer?

Young Thug: Yeah, I’ma be here forever. I don’t want to rap forever. But I want to be rich forever.

Why not rap forever?
I don’t want to be 50 years old and rapping, man. I’m pretty sure nobody wants to do that. I’m pretty sure Jay Z don’t wanna rap right now.

Why is it such a young man’s game?
If you’re 30, 40 years old, you’re not getting listened to by minors. Like, Jay Z has some of the sickest lyrics ever, but I would never buy his CD, just because of my age and because of his age. By the time I turn that old, I ain’t gonna be doing what he’s doing.

What is the next step for you?
I hope to be like Bill Gates, bro. With all the money in the world. Like Wayne, someday I want one of those kind of careers. Or Michael Jackson.

At what age do you drop the “Young” from your name?
I don’t think I’m gonna drop it, ’cause I want to be forever young. But if I had to…

What would you change it to?
My little niece always calls me Jeff the Rapper, so I might change it to that.

I don’t know if he’s got a point because I know plenty of people – young people – who listen to Jay Z, and still buy his albums, but when you’re not as lyrical as Jay Z you can probably only hope to make it to that age and still sell millions like Jay, but I digress.
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