Rich Homie Quan Says ‘I’m Not a Rapist,’ Apologizes for Offensive Lyrics
Things aren't looking good for Rich Homie Quan. The ATL upstart has been under fire during the past couple of weeks because of his racy lyrics regarding the subject of rape.
Even though Rich Homie has a tendency to say some incredibly crazy things at times, he crossed the line on two separate occasions when two old songs he recorded -- "I Made It" and "Day 1" -- were unearthed. Recently, he sat down with Billboard to clarify his lyrics and and issue an apology.
"I do not condone or promote rape," said the "Walk Thru" rapper. "I'm not a rapist. That song was recorded in December 2012. I was young and just rapping. At the time, I had no guidance in my life. I blame it on that. So I apologize once more to my fans."
The mercurial star first received negative attention with "I Made It," when he rapped, "I don't want your ho, just want that cookie from her / She tried to resist so I took it from her / How are you gonna tell me no? / You must not know who I am." On "Day 1," he continued his string of incriminating lyrics when he rapped, "Chances ain't s--- if you don't take one / Mansions full of bitches about to rape one / I've been eating money like a tapeworm / I've been getting money since day one."
Last month, he released a statement in which he said he "would never condone rape." In the statement issued, he said the following: "'I Made It' was never intended to be released. The song was not lyrically what I wanted to say and was no completed. Without my knowledge, there was a studio leak of the recording. I apologize that's it's out; and I have asked my lawyer to pursue a cease and desist on the song immediately. To be clear, I would never done rape."
Will this be enough to circumvent the damage done by the lyrics that have already been heard? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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