G-Eazy Talks H&M Partnership, Halsey, & White Privilege on ‘The Breakfast Club’

Just days after cutting ties with H&M over an offensive ad, G-Eazy stopped by “The Breakfast Club” to explain his decision.

The Oakland rapper addressed the situation by saying that he didn’t have to think twice about exiting the deal. “Contractually, there’s nothing in the contract that says, ‘If we do something racist, you get out the deal.’ If an artist does something bad, they pull the rug out instantly,” he said. “But when I saw that, feeling how I felt, it wasn’t even a conversation. It was just, ‘I’m out.’ Called my people like, ‘Get me out of this. This is not cool. I’m not putting my name on this. This is not okay.’”

Although he didn’t explain how much money he left on the table, Gerald said that it wasn’t about financial gain. “I was excited about H&M,” he said. “That was a big opportunity to put clothes all around the world and do something I actually liked and was cool with. Then, I saw that happening and I was like, ‘I’m not cool with it.’”

After saying that he sacrificed “a lot” of money, The Beautiful & Damned MC revealed that he doesn’t regret his decision. “I was buying moms a house off that check, period,” he added. “But I’ve always been a big believer that, if you believe in yourself, then this isn’t the last time it’ll come around. My value didn’t go nowhere.”

Elsewhere during the interview, Gerald addressed Halsey’s rumored cocaine use, his friends in the rap game, and why he doesn’t want to have children. He also spoke on white privilege, his rumored ex-girlfriend Lana Del Rey, and his “No Limit” collaborators A$AP Rocky and Cardi B. Read additional quotes from the interview below.

On Halsey’s Rumored Cocaine Use: “It is what it is. We’re in the middle of the water. Somebody with a mile-long lens. That’s a long lens. Can I live? We’re literally in the middle of nowhere, enjoying ourselves, it’s a holiday, whatever. That kind of thing, leaving restaurants and paparazzi being outside, is new to me. It’s a weird thing not having that privacy to live. It’s a little weird but it’s whatever.

On Whether They Snorted Cocaine: “I don’t know. I was on a boat. Go figure. It’s New Year’s Day. It’s Miami. I’m on a yacht. What do you think I’m doing? You think I’m smoking weed?”

On Children: “I’m not having kids. Nah. Couches pull out, I don’t. Who knows? I’m just not in that place right now.”

On White Privilege: “I’m a white male. I’m privileged everywhere and I’m aware of that. Everything is easier for me, period. In terms of music, I still had to work to get my voice heard. I didn’t start rapping yesterday. I’ve been at this for over 10 years but I am aware of that.”

On Friends: “E-40, Vic Mensa. I’ve known him forever. Puff gives me a lot of advice. Puff’s a real one. Everybody back home. Mistah F.A.B. Kehlani. I was talking to her last night. She’s like a real sister. She’s one of my best friends…We can damn near make an album together.”

On Lana Del Rey: “We haven’t talked in a long time. She’s a nice girl. She’s real sweet.”

On A$AP Rocky: “I’ve known Rocky forever. I opened his first New York show. I met Rocky right when ‘Peso’ came out, when he was first buzzing.”

On Cardi B: “I just think she’s incredible. Even before, with her mixtapes, I was watching and following her, her whole bring, image, and personality was this unapologetic. She was her. She was comfortable in her skin. She was not holding back. Not biting her tongue for nothing.”

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Video: Offset – ‘Violation Freestyle’

While Migos’ Culture II gets mixed, Quality Control and Offset unleash the “Violation Freestyle” video, repping the ATLien’s O.G. status and lavish lifestyle.

To go along with his extravagant bars on the DJ Durel-produced banger, Offset shows out in the King Content-directed visual. He counts up cash, takes inventory of his jewelry, and surrounds himself with a slew of towel-clad models.

The shiny clip goes perfectly with the trap-infused banger, where Offset boasts about his cars, diamonds, and relationship with Cardi B. “Back up lil’ bitch, you ain’t bad enough,” he raps. “All of my foreigns get mounted up / Bust down my wrist, bitch, I’m Patek’d up / Yellow skin bitch and she tatted up.”

Following “Ice Tray” (featuring Lil Yachty and Quavo) and “She for Keeps” (with Nicki Minaj and Quavo), “Violation Freestyle” is a single off Quality Control’s Control the Streets, Vol. 1 compilation.

Next up, Offset is gearing up for Migos’ Culture II, which is expected to arrive this month.

Source: www.rap-up.com

Monday, January 15

Wendy kicks off the week with an hour of Hot Topics.

Plus, Melissa Garcia is here with a new edition of Trendy @ Wendy.

Then, Nikki Boyer gives us the inside scoop on the latest Hollywood headlines.

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Wednesday, January 17

People’s Jeremy Parsons reveals the biggest pop culture headlines of the week during Wendy’s Hot 5.

Then, chef Stephanie Harris-Uyidi tells us about her show, “The Posh Pescatarian” on the Z Living Network.

And, ABC News’ Dan Harris tells us about his new book, “Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics”.

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HOT TOPICS RUNDOWN: January 12, 2018

Nicki Minaj Under Fire

Nicki Minaj is being pressured to speak out against H&M’s racist ad. Remember, the Weeknd, Rapper G-Eazy, and Jesse Williams have already cut ties. But Nicki, who has a line with H&M, hasn’t publicly spoken out. She quietly deleted the H&M pics from her Instagram. Nicki had a collection with them and has appeared in their ads.

Meanwhile, the mom of the young model has spoken out. She’s reportedly from Sweden. She sees nothing wrong with the ad and says everybody should “get over it.”

Joseline Hernandez Moves On

A post shared by Joseline Hernandez (@joseline) on Dec 31, 2017 at 11:35am PST

Looks like Joseline Hernandez is moving on from “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.” Joseline quit by saying, “Do you know who I am? I’m the Puerto Rican Princess… f*** love and hip hop!” Joseline is reportedly doing her own reality show about her life in Miami with baby, Bonnie Bella. The show will also feature her making new music. There is no airdate yet.

Paris Hilton’s Extravagant Wedding… All 3 of Them!

Paris Hilton said she wants to have three weddings. Paris says for her 21st birthday, she had five parties. She apparently wants one wedding in Europe, one in America, and one for everyone around the world. She is engaged to actor Chris Zylka.

Tell Us: Do you support Paris’ three weddings plan?

Taylor Swift Not Likely to Go Dutch

Taylor Swift is worth $280 million, and her boyfriend, actor Joe Alwyn, is worth $250k. Joe still lives at home with his parents, but that’s besides the point.

The point is that Joe reportedly pays for everything! He insists on paying for dinner dates, jewelry, and trips abroad.

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