Joe Budden seems to have shared his take on Earl Sweatshirt’s new album, Sick!, during a rant on his podcast.
On the last episode of The Joe Budden Podcast, which premiered on Sunday, January 16 on YouTube, viewers and people on social media believe the rapper-turned-podcaster slyly came up with Earl’s name when discussing the former’s just-released project. member of Odd Future.
“I’m just being honest this year,” Joe began his rant. “Damn no, I don’t hear that bullshit!” And I’ll tell you what, I’ll never hear them! I will never hear that. I do not care [that it’s mixed]. This shit could be [Michael Jackson’s] Polar. When will I put this on?
When co-host Parks Vallely mentioned that rappers shouldn’t be played in front of people who may not be fans of those particular artists, Budden cut him off and said, “Don’t defend it too quickly. . I want to keep shit on it for a little while and then jump in it. I don’t know if I am [afraid to say names]. When I don’t say names, it’s to protect your sanctity. But I never listen [Earl], never.”
However, Joe Budden acknowledged that Earl did a great impersonation of him on Odd Future’s Adult Swim show. Loafer Squad in 2014. But, in the end, the New Jersey rhymer isn’t in the mood to hear Earl’s rhymes.
Later, Joe doubled down on his remarks about Earl, but insisted he wasn’t listening Sick!
“That’s my nigga [Earl] too, man,” he said. “But I don’t listen to that shit. East [Earl] on Tyler’s latest album? East [Earl] on Tyler’s album before this album? And the one before that one?”
“Okay, yo. Forget it, but you expect me to listen to it,” he continued. “The guy won’t call him to come to the fucking studio. Yo, when your guy stops inviting you to the studio, you don’t make me listen to what you do. Sorry, it’s like a rule basic for me.”
Fans heard about Joe beeping Earl’s name and questioned the podcaster’s odd tactic.
“Crying over them beeping Earl’s name but still referencing Tyler like we wouldn’t put 2+2 together,” one user wrote in YouTube’s comments section.
Another user criticized Joe’s music and wondered why he hated Earl.
“Has Joe ever heard his own music before? Bad production, dark lyrics and rap about rap. [Lol] So Earl’s hate is hilarious. Lol,” the person said.
While listeners may appreciate Joe’s honest take on music, it left many wondering why he would sound like an artist’s name.
Check out more Twitter reactions to Joe Budden who may have trashed Earl’s album while refraining from dropping his name. You can also listen The Joe Budden Podcast below. Fast forward to 1:58 to hear Joe’s rant about Earl’s album.
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