Pusha T is one of the hottest rappers in the game right now! The hit-maker has been making headlines for his endless Drama with Drake, but there’s more to his story. Here’s five things you should know about the rapper.
G.O.O.D. music artist Pusha T, 41, first gained major recognition as half of hip hop duo Clipse, but these days, his solo career has him commanding the rap music spotlight. The rapper has a slew of A-list friends, (i.e. Kanye West,) and a few enemies, (what’s good Drake?) but drama and diss tracks aren’t all Pusha has to offer. See the top 5 things you need to know about Pusha-T right here.
1. Pusha has been a longtime protege of Kanye’s and now runs his record label.
In 2010 the rapper — real name Terrence LeVarr Thornton — signed with Yeezy’s GOOD Music, He released his first mixtape in 2011 and his first full album My Name Is My Name, in 2013. In 2015, Kanye elevated Pusha to the position of president of GOOD Music.
2. Pusha revealed in an interview that it was Drake’s own music producer who incited their feud about Drizzy’s son.
It’s no secret that Drake and Pusha have some MAJOR beef after his track “The Story of Adidon” shockingly revealed that Drake has a son. But – in an interview, Pusha claimed it was Noah “40” Shebib who told him about Drake‘s son — not , Kanye West. Noah is actually a longtime producer of Drake’s!
3. He does not agree with Kanye’s politics.
While Kanye is a big Donald Trump supporter, Pusha openly supported Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. He was especially in favor of her stances on prison reform.
4. Pusha and Kanye recorded Daytona at a luxury resort in Wyoming.
Yeezy has retreated to Jackson Hole, Wyoming for most of 2018, where he’s working on his own album as well as a project with Kid Cudi. Pusha said he and Ye recorded Daytona at a super luxurious and expensive resort in the ski town. BTW, the album isn’t named after the Florida town but after the Rolex Daytona watch.
5. Pusha is an engaged man.
He popped the question to longtime girlfriend Virginia Williams in July of 2017, and gave her a massive diamond ring to lock things down. Drake made things even more personal in “Duppy Freestyle” by mentioning Ginny in a bar when he rapped “Look, holla at me when you multi-million/I told you keep playing with my name and I’ma let it ring on you like Virginia Williams/I’m too resilient, Get out your feelings.” Brutal!