When Drake released his album ‘Nothing Was The Same’ in Sept. 2013, rapper Papoose dissed it on Twitter and Instagram, calling it ‘sweet’. Now he’s insisting that everyone felt that way! Read on for what else the 36-year-old rapper had to say about Drake’s most recent album.
Papoose sure has a lot to say about his peers! On March 29, the rapper hailed himself as the “king of New York,” saying that even Jay-Z is “not better than [him].” Sure thing, little buddy! The 36-year-old rapper dissed Drake‘s album, Nothing Was The Same, back when it was released in Sept. 2013, but now he’s speaking out to expand on his opinion toward Drake’s music! Find out below what he had to say — and to refresh your memory about what he said back in September!
Papoose: Drake’s Album ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Was ‘Too Sweet’
For context, here’s what Papoose had to say back in September:
— Papoose (@Papooseonline) September 25, 2013
OK — we have to admit that the Instagram photo is pretty funny. However, while we don’t agree with Papoose’s comments, he claimed that he wasn’t the only one who thought that Nothing Was The Same was “sweet” but that he was the only one brave enough to speak out about it. As he put it in his interview with VladTV:
“It was what it was. It was what it was. Basically it was a Drake truck, Drake’s Cakes. I put it up or whatever and I said his album was sweet. A lot of people felt like that. That was the energy at the time about his album. That was the energy, I just spoke about it. Everybody was saying behind the scenes, ‘Yo, Drake’s album is sweet,’ but they scared to say it publicly. I’m not one of them dudes. Everybody feel like that album was sweet I just was the only one who verbalized it. Not to say he don’t make some good records from time to time, that particular album I feel like it was sweet. No big deal.”
It’s true that his comments were not the most incendiary, but they were still pretty uncalled for — and entirely unsolicited. Let’s continue to keep in mind that this is a guy who claims that Jay-Z is just not on his level, lyrically, and that he only has one studio album to speak of — The Nacirema Dream — which has none of the huge critical or commercial success that Nothing Was The Same had.
Papoose: ‘When I Speak My Mind I Look Like The Villain’
Papoose added, “when I speak my mind I look like the villain, but whatever.”
Papoose admitted that Drake does have some strong lyrics, however, and that it’s not that he doesn’t think Drake isn’t a strong rapper. “I think he get off sometimes. You can’t deny that. I think sometimes he get off. But that particular project [was] what I was speaking about at that time when I made that comment. Not just him as an artist ‘cause he do have certain joints that I feel like he got off on. But that particular project, I feel like it was sweet, so I said it.”
What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Was Nothing Was The Same a bit too precious? Or should Papoose keep his opinions about his peers to himself? Let us know!
— Amanda Michelle Steiner