YG Is Being Monitored by the Secret Service Because of “FDT”
Late last month, YG and Nipsey Hussle dropped the anti-Donald Trump anthem "FDT" galvanizing those who are bothered by the presidential candidate's xenophobic rhetoric and all-around off-putting disposition. The video for the track was shut down by the LAPD because of the large crowd that had gathered, and speaking with TMZ recently, YG says they aren't the only authorities keeping an eye on him.
When asked if the song "FDT" has earned him any added recognition or following, YG says, "Secret Service hollering at the label. They asked to see the lyrics on my album to see if I’m talking about him on my album cause if I’m talking about him on my album, they gonna try to take it off the shelf." He then speaks to the song's larger impact and message, saying, "We trying to touch the people. We trying to motivate, get all the young people to vote. Go really take your time out and vote on who should be in office cause it’s important. If not, it could be all bad for us."
Despite police intervention, the video for "FDT" still dropped this month, with YG saying of the incident and song, “We speaking for a lot of people who are not really speaking up or they got nobody in no situation that’s really gonna put it all on the line for they race [and] they culture. We feel a similar way everybody else feels. We just took it on the chest. Like, ‘Look, This is what we about to do. We gonna speak on it.’ F-ck whatever consequences and all of that. We gonna deal with it.”
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