Young Thug Tells GQ When It Comes To Jay Z’s Music, He’s Not Buying

February 4, 2015 0

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The ever reclusive Thugger Thugger took a break from dropping hella new music to sit down with Gentlemen’s Quarterly to discuss the generation gap in Hip-Hop and what he’d call himself if he ever dropped the “Young” from his name. Read an excerpt below:

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.

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