Mac Miller Says Dissing Critics on “Loud” Was Necessary

Mac Miller’s been under fire from critics as of late. Though it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, Blue Slide Park has received its share of bad reviews.

“I dropped an album and everyone just wanted to trash it,” Mac told XXLMag.com. The Pittsburgh MC’s striking back. On “Loud”—the lead effort off his recently released, Macadelic mixtape—Mac spits, “I’ma get that Grammy soon, fuck your magazine/Jordan gonna hear me shoot, still fuck your magazine.”

But, Mac says he isn’t targeting a publication in particular.

“My whole thing is, it wasn’t necessarily dissing a magazine,” he explained. “It was just kinda saying, ‘I’ma do what I do regardless of your opinion. And that goes for y’all too. I love y’all, but if y’all didn’t like me I wouldn’t give a fuck.”

Mac’s BSP received particularly bad reviews from Pitchfork Media, Rolling Stone and Spin Magazine. The Most Dope front man admits that the negative press initially weighed on him.

“It’s kind of somethin’ I needed to say because as a young kid in this game, when I was 17, 18, or 19, people’s reviews and shit bothered me,” he shared. “They got to me. What people were sayin’ ’cause I’m on the internet, I’m reading shit, but to me it was kinda like, ‘Fuck that, why do I care?’ That’s like being in school and there’s people that don’t like you. You really get hung up on that? It’s really like a inner thing for me that I had to say that’s like, “fuck your magazine. Whatever, no matter what, I’m cool.”

The lyric on “Loud” wasn’t solely to fire back at his detractors. Mac was also speaking into existence.

“I’m not saying I’m not fucking with magazines, I’m saying, ‘I’m getting a Grammy, fuck your magazine,” he stressed. “You ask most people in the industry, ‘You think Mac’s ever gonna win a Grammy?’ They gonna be like, ‘Hell no,’ but I’ma win a fuckin Grammy so fuck you.”—Carl Chery (@cchery)

  • aaron

    finally someone in HIP HOP is bucking the system and saying fuck you to the media…..This artform is Rebellious!..Keep it that way…..Fuck endorsements!…They are not down with you and will never understand it………

  • mostdope

    i listened to Mac miller when he was making KIDS. his sh*t out now is wayyyy too…umm how do u say it? MAINSTREAM. Im still hooked on the Koolaid and Frozen Pizza shit, thats the MAC i liked. Those songs you could jsut smoke and chill to. I heard him say the other day that he might do a song with Lil Wayne? Cmon now thats effing poser sh*t right there, Im not saying I dont want him to move up on the ladder but soon he’ll turn into a Wiz Khalifa… straight pop garbage.

    • train

      he already did a song with lil wayne its on his new mixtape macadelic

    • BLake

      most dope dont be a little bitch your jealous of his success what you expect everyone has to change be glad wiz and mac are in the mainstream its 90 percent young money and mmg but thats okay cuz theyre straight too… just dont bitch like a lil bitch you bitch asssss complainin hoes

  • sdflkj

    mac is a sellout point blank. heard dat song loud and its just plain sucks. talking bout syrup, diamond chains, and hoes…. pathetic….mac used ta be humble now he really is garbage @mostdope just cuz he made more money and got all those damn tattoos like every rapper does. they all lookalikes. he’ll be washed up soon

    • ShoTzZ

      haters gonna hate

    • BLake

      yeah sdfkj fuckin gibberish ass nika shut dafuck up you dont know shit about anything… the thing i hate the most about hiphop is all the stupid ass fans like your sorry assss shut the fuck up pussy get licked bitch

  • puff

    can he not make a song bout diamond chains and hoes n shit since he made it up there shouldnt he be able to make songs like that u say it like he do it on every song real shit shotzz haters gonna hate forreal

  • mostdope

    its called “SELLOUT” u dumb mofos. its not the music he once put out. artists are hungry when they first come out, then they get used to the pampering so they get lazy with their rhymes and its not music no more. look what happen to that drug addict lil wayne. he went from “the block is hot” to wearing gay ass green boots, leapord pants, and TRYING play a guitar. its ok tho it was bound to happen. anyone who gets rich changes.