Rapper T.I defends DaBaby’s homophobic rant at Rolling Loud

Written by on July 27, 2021

DaBaby Injects Controversy Into His Rolling Loud 2021 Set | Billboard

This past weekend during a performance at the Rolling Loud Festival held at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, rapper DaBaby went an reported homophobic rant that stunned audience members. Now, fellow rapper T.I. – who is no stranger to controversy himself – is coming to his defense.

“If you didn’t show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases, then put your cellphone lighter up,” DaBaby, real name Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, announced during his performance. “Ladies, if your p***y smell like water, put your cellphone lighter up. Fellas, if you ain’t sucking d**k in the parking lot, put your cellphone lighter up.”

He then added that he was just “keeping it real.”

DaBaby, whose set was scheduled right after Megan Thee Stallion, performed his verse on Megan’s hit song “Cry Baby,” then brought her alleged shooter Tory Lanez on stage disguised in a costume.

Not surprisingly, social media soon lit up with fans accusing the 29-year-old of homophobia, anti-HIV rhetoric, and misogyny. 

“If Lil Nas X can kick his s**t in peace… so should dababy” he responded, along with an emoji of himself shrugging and the hashtag #equality.

“How he feels it’s necessary to jump in drama that has nothing to do with him all awhile going thru the things he’s going thru at his big age is very weird,” opined one reader

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