Gucci Mane gets it. While rap's proverbial uncles have embroiled the genre in a generational cold war, pitting young rappers like Lil Yachty and Lil Uzi Vert against their golden era, boom-bap forebears, elder statesman LaFlare is fully embracing hip-hop's new sounds. In a Hot 97 interview with Funkmaster Flex, Gucci commended the new stars who emerged during his time in prison, listing 21 Savage, Young M.A., Dae Dae, Uzi, and Yachty as artists he'd be down to collaborate with. "I embrace anything that's new. If they come out and do the Stanky Leg, it's hard. If they come out and do snap music, it's hard. If they come out doing the Nae Nae, I like it," he said. "At the end of the day, it's a different generation. And it's theirs, it's not mine. Instead of me judging it, I embrace it and support it." Gucci for mayor, president, and congressional representative.
September 23, 2016