Did Desiigner Diss Future at SXSW 2016?
Desiigner has been the talk of SXSW after debuting his new song "Pluto" yesterday (March 16) at the music festival. Now footage has surfaced of Desiigner asking fans not to compare him to Future, and it sounds like he might be calling the Atlanta rapper a "fag" in the video above.
It's hard to make out what he's saying, as it really sounds like he's saying, "I ain't that man," but the footage has left people online wondering if "fag" comes out of his mouth instead.
Desiigner has been courting vocal comparisons to Future ever since his breakout single "Panda" became a hit. XXL spoke to the young rapper, who recently signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music, about the comparisons, but Desiigner shot them down: "I smile at that, I blush at that, but I have no hard feelings for the dude Future. He does his thing. Actually, I like some of his songs. I think he’s a great artist and I ain’t going to ever turn him down. Just know I have plenty of more music. That’s all I got to say for the people who say I sound like him. Keep tuning in."
Many people think Desiigner is actively trolling the Atlanta star, first with sly answers like the one above, then with songs like "Pluto" (Future's debut album goes by the same name), and now by taking shots at him on stage. Nonetheless, he remains one of the most talked about new rappers out right now.
Some have wondered why Desiigner gets criticized for something plenty of other rappers do. The fact that he's from New York probably has something to do with that.
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