For those of you wondering why the NY native was not so quick to fire back at Kendrick, Fabolous now brings forth some clarity. In an interview with VLAD TV, the rapper speaks on the subject saying that he was intially upset but now finds that the whole ordeal is just “an attention thing”.
“You know I had mixed feelings. At first I thought it was—something that he shouldn’t have said,” explained Fab. “You have to address it, but after speaking to some of the OG’s and getting some research behind it and figuring it out, I had more of an understanding of it. On the surface, everybody just was in shock…The king of New York was a little shaky, but like I said I got a little research behind it. I heard it was Kurupt’s line before his…I almost jumped the gun. I’m not gon’ lie. I kinda felt it out. An OG also told me that if you do, do it on your time when it works for you.”
Continuing, “Sometimes I feel like it turns into an attention thing. Like ‘Alright, this is the big talk of Hip Hop right now. Let me jump on it.’ You know what I’m saying? So, it got a little tainted to me. So, that was also a reason in my decision. And it was a few things that slowed me down.”
Watch the full interview below.