With a brand new 12 months comes new self-realizations in regard to the methods a person would possibly’ve carried themselves up to now— typically to the detriment of others. For Compton rapper YG, meaning ringing within the new 12 months with a unique, extra socially accountable power. On Wednesday (Jan. 1), the Keep Harmful MC kick-started his 2020 by expressing his sincerest apologies to the LGBTQ group for his previous ignorance in the direction of the marginalized group.
“It’s been delivered to my consideration that my previous views on life was ignorant,” he tweeted earlier than his three.four million social followers. “I apologize to the LGBTQ [c]ommunity for ever [coming] throughout like I used to be something however respectful and accepting.”
“Dwell. Love. Ya Life. Gang!” he completed.
It’s not clear what prompted the Californian’s candid admission or particularly which previous views he’s referring to, however followers speculate that R&B songstress Kehlani, who’s brazenly queer and can be relationship YG, might need influenced his change of coronary heart.
Most not too long ago, the 2 went public with their relationship throughout New York Trend Week again in September. The standing of their relationship had been unsure after a video of YG allegedly kissing one other girl exterior of a membership in L.A. surfaced one month later. After the footage unfold round social media, his workforce launched a press release on his behalf as rumors of dishonest started to flow into.
“He was drunk, received carried away and it was very regretful for placing himself in that state of affairs and hurting Kehlani. He has no romantic connection to the lady, only a drunken second carried away,” YG’s workforce informed The Shade Room.
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Issues went radio silent till Lani ceremoniously launched a music titled “You Know Wassup” on her SoundCloud account in November the place she lyrically addressed the incident. Within the single, she reaffirmed her love for the rapper regardless of his misstep, singing, “You are still my love, you are still my coronary heart, that is nonetheless my d**okay/ Nonetheless wanna be Mrs. Jackson, nonetheless wanna be a co-captain.”
In December, followers speculated that the Whereas We Wait songstress was relationship Tory Lanez after he posted some pictures of the 2 collectively. YG responded to the rumors on IG, the place he warned the Chixtape crooner, “Don’t get shot tryna consolation my b**ch whereas we goin [through] it. I do know the place ni**az reside. Black ops,” in accordance with Rap-Up. Kehlani successfully dispelled the rumors in a now-deleted tweet the place she said that she was single and denied any romantic involvement with Lanez.
“We made a music for my album,” she wrote, in accordance with Rap-Up. “I’m single and targeted. Depart the rumors for poorly paid bloggers.”
With YG’s sudden and apologetic realization, some followers are actually satisfied the 2 might need reconciled. Nonetheless, it by no means hurts to acknowledge one’s shortcomings and attempt to do higher. Kudos, YG.