Dave East doesn’t understand the hype behind Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road.”
“This f**king ‘Old Town Road’ sh*t is f**king wack,” he said. “I don’t know what the f**k is going on with hip-hop or rap but…that sh*t is wack with a cape on it. It’s super wack.”
Dave East says "Old Town Road" is super wack.
— Complex (@Complex) April 18, 2019
His bold declaration divided Twitter in half.
There are people like E Bro who thinks Dave East is entitled to an opinion and his contributions make a good balance for Hip Hop.
Dave East is supposed to dislike “Old Town Road” ….. because HipHop needs him to!! ????
— El Viejo Ebro (@oldmanebro) April 19, 2019
Dave East has contributed heavily to the lyrical bank of true emcees
He rapped the 3rd most words of all major label rappers in 2018
3 major projects
21 guest spots
He's certainly earned the right to have an opinion on hip-hop
— Hip Hop By The Numbers (@HipHopNumbers) April 19, 2019
Then there are others who think that he’s just simply being a hater.
Who had respect for dude? We didn’t know him! Hating is ugly on anyone. And Dave East is hating
— JananaNotNice (@Carlie43375781) April 19, 2019
who said it was hip hop tho? dave east the only one calling it that and its just to hate on it
— Momo Jah (@momo_jah) April 19, 2019
How are you feeling Lil Nas X’s breakthrough hit?