Gucci Mane had no plans to disband Jeezy’s dead friend during Verzuz
Gucci Mane continuing to do the right thing with Jeezy. Almost two years after losing his name JeezyThe friend who died in their battle of Verzuz, Gucci admitted that he felt immediate regret.
“I don’t know when I’m going to go on stage that’s going to happen. [That I was gonna say that,” Gucci said. “I ain’t go up there thinking, I’m bringing negative energy. It really just came out.”
According to XXL, Gucci gave the comment at the 2022 Revolt Summit on September 25. During a Rap Radar Live panel, the artist spoke about unleashing The Truth during the battle. The 2012 diss song refers to Jeezy’s associate Henry “Pookie Loc” Lee Clark III.
Gucci shot and killed Henry during an attempted robbery in 2005. The rapper was arrested on murder charges but claimed self-defense leading to dropped charges over insufficient evidence.
Gucci Mane Felt Grateful For How The Hit-For-Hit Battle Ended
So, given their history, the rappers sent shockwaves throughout the industry when they agreed to go hit-for-hit in November 2020. Then, Gucci rapped The Truth–prompting a speech from Jeezy about violence among the youth and being role models.
During the sit-down at the Revolt Summit, Gucci explained that he felt empowered to play the song by his ability to back up what he raps!
“I say what I mean. So, my thing was, if I was bad enough to say it in the studio, I’m bad enough to say it in your face. That’s just how I felt personally,” he said.”
Still, he claims he regretted taking the battle in that direction.
“When I left, I felt like ‘damn, I wish I would have said what I said. But at the same time, I was like, I’m glad that we [performed So Icy at the end.] It shows me growing. I’m growing up. I’m not the same,” Gucci added.
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And then Gucci developed it again in 2022… Twice
Despite feeling regret after that moment, Gucci doubled down on his comment about Pookie Loc in a song that was released in January 2022. The song is titled. Rumor featuring Lil Durk.
In the summer, Gucci is back with a different rhythm. In July, he released a song called Destroy death. In it, he criticizes the people who died in the songs while also acknowledging his past transgressions in this regard.
“I know my tongue is a sword, I know I should be more careful with what I say / I feel like I’ve started a trend that never stops, they’ll keep dissecting corpses ,” Gucci rapped. “No this is not pretending, this is real, an asshole gets shot in the head / childish an evildoer takes drugs and continues to practice, we need to stop dissecting corpses. “